The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice Of The Capital Region
Advertisement
Promotions

284-year-old Scotia library to get new porch

Project to stay true to building’s history

Schenectady County carpenter, Tom Longo makes a cut while working on the Schenectady County Library Scotia Branch front porch on Tuesday afternoon.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Schenectady County carpenter, Tom Longo makes a cut while working on the Schenectady County Library Scotia Branch front porch on Tuesday afternoon.
Text Size: A | A

The outside of the 284-year-old building housing the Scotia branch of the Schenectady County Public Library is getting a much-needed facelift. Work began recently to demolish the existing porch and build a new one at the facility on Mohawk Avenue near the Western Gateway Bridge. The porch had been deteriorating for several years, and the footings had basically rotted away, according to Schenectady County Public Library Director Andy Kulmatiski. “There was not much support under ...

You Must or Subscribe to Continue
subscribe to the Daily Gazette
Individual stories can be found and purchased from our Archives for $2.00

Enjoy this story? Share it!

Advertisement

comments

There are currently no posts. Be the first to comment on this story.
Advertisement