Old Coyne Textile building on Erie Boulevard in Schenectady to be demolished

March 21, 2022

BY JOHN CROPLEY, The Daily Gazette

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Time is short for the former commercial laundry building at 1435 Erie Blvd.

The crumbling, long-vacant facility is targeted for demolition in the next few months, after utility lines are disconnected and asbestos removed.

The Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority at its meeting Wednesday agreed to spend $68,000 to help tear it down, which is half the quoted price tag.

“It’s a critical parcel, it’s so visible on the Erie corridor,” said Metroplex Chairman Ray Gillen.

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