Installation of the Mighty Wurlitzer - June 2008

In June, 2008, Messer Construction began work on preparing the ballroom of Cincinnati's historic Music Hall for the installation of the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ, originally hosted in the Albee Theatre in downtown Cincinnati.

Here's a visual diary of the installation, courtesy of Scott Santangelo, manager of Music Hall. Click on each image to enlarge it.


West end of the Ballroom of Cincinnati's historic Music Hall clearing of the west area of the ballroom of Music Hall is underway standing at the edge of the stage at the west area of the ballroom of Music Hall is underway
       
workers clearing the west area of the ballroom of Music Hall The work area is camouflaged so that the ballroom can still be used the remants of the west stage are being removed
       
going - going - gone! the work site at the end of the day work during the week of June 16, 2008
       

RELATED INFORMATION

The next group of Ballroom-Wurlitzer construction images are from August 2008

See images from November 2008, as the chambers start filling with the ranks of the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ

Jump ahead to June 2009 to see images of the completion of the construction work.

Concerts on the Wurlitzer Organ are held throughout the year. Visit the SPMH Press Room for details on the next Wurlitzer concert.

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