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Not Much Left of Colonie's Tobin's First Prize Building! Look!
Not Much Left of Colonie's Tobin's First Prize Building! Look!
Tobin's First Prize operated from 1924 until 1981 in the Colonie building as a meat packing plant. They also manufactured fertilizers, glue, and animal hides, and it became a meat packing operation according to Spotlight News. There were offices, a boiler room, freezers, coolers, a machine shop, two incinerators, a hog pen, and a laboratory. There was a scare recently where demolition had to be halted to deal with a possible ammonia leak. Now all that stands is the 200-foot smokestack. There is no word of when that will be coming down.
Old Ugly Albany Building Could Be Getting A Facelift
Old Ugly Albany Building Could Be Getting A Facelift
We've all seen that old, decaying, burned out warehouse while traveling 787 into - or out of - Albany.  It's known as Albany's Eyesore and for good reason.  It's enormous and you can't help but notice the broken windows and graffiti spray painted all over it.  From a distance, the 12-story Central Warehouse building does ruin the pleasant view of the Albany skyline. But if a business owner has his