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CATOE ORGAN PAGE
This page is maintained By CATOE members to share information about Chicago Area theatre pipe organs.
THE CATOE PAGE
We are the Chicago Area Theatre Organ Enthusisasts, Inc.
Our goals to preserve theatre organs and to encourage performance on them
We are the oldest and largest theatre organ club in Chicago, with the most
The Chicago's Theatre famous landmark WurliTzer is just one of many
Membership in CATOE brings you the opportunity and, if you desire, to PLAY
CATOE OFFICERS FOR 2012-2013
David Rhodes president
The Chicago Area Theatre Organ Enthusiasts, Inc. is a not for profit organization dedicated to the preservation of theatre pipe organs and promotion of organ events to showcase theatre pipe organ for the general public. CATOE actively supports the goals of organizations such as the American Theatre Organ and the Organ Historical Societies. CATOE is the Chicago Area Chapter of The American Theatre Organ Society (ATOS)
For additional Information email us at:
Information concerning CATOE and membership can be
CATOE P.O.Box 667
Lyons, IL. 60534
|Wurlitzer Opus 942 was originally installed in the Indiana Theatre in Indiana Harbor, Indiana in 1924. It was relocated by CATOE and is now playing in the Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove, Illlinois. The organ is owned by CATOE and maintained by CATOE member Gary Rickert.
Organ can heard each Friday and Saturday before the evening movie presentations. (see Calendar for additional information)
The Chicago Stadium Barton
|Although it is gone THE CHICAGO
STADIUM AND ITS BARTON PIPE ORGAN ARE NOT FORGOTTEN
This photo is from a
CATOE flyer trying to
promote landmark status for the Stadium and its pipe organ. Unfortunately the effort did not succed and most of the instrument was destroyed in a warehouse fire while in storage.
|Chicago Stadium 6/51 BARTON ORGAN|
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