Schenectady Labor Temple to become apartments

Final union occupant has left century-old downtown building

December 26, 2017

BY JOHN CROPLEY, The Daily Gazette

A landmark of the organized labor community will be getting an overhaul and a new purpose for its second century.

The Labor Temple at the corner of Clinton and Liberty streets is slated for conversion to apartments and stores. The Schenectady Planning Commission gave final approval to the project Wednesday.

The Board of Zoning Appeals earlier this month granted a variance, allowing the project to go forward with no designated parking spaces instead of the required nine.

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