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Schenectady Pullman Diner Restoration Stalls

Postby nichols » Wed Jul 15, 2009 4:17 pm

Schenectady Pullman Diner Restoration Stalls
By Ashley Nanco | Online Only | July 2, 2009
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Schenectady, N.Y., will soon lose its Silver Diner, a city landmark that has been around for 70 years.

Last year a local construction company made an agreement with the Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority to convert the railroad- car diner into office space. On June 19, however, Metroplex announced that Prize Construction withdrew from the project.

"The city owns it and will decide what's going to happen to it. The dream has kind of been lost, in my mind," says Ed Zemeck, president of Prize Construction, which specializes in renovations of historic properties. "Unfortunately, we're at the 11th hour..."

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