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

Schmitt: A Stockade tale of life, love and ...

Architect, neighborhood icon dies at 87 of heart disease

Sylvie Briber, editor, and Werner Feibes and James Schmitt, founders of the Stockade Spy. Gazette file photo
Sylvie Briber, editor, and Werner Feibes and James Schmitt, founders of the Stockade Spy. Gazette file photo
Text Size: A | A

Schenectady has lost an icon, and Werner Feibes, 83, has lost his soulmate. For more than five decades, James Schmitt, 87, and his partner Feibes lived in the Stockade together. Schmitt died Saturday after battling heart disease. “He was a charming, wonderful man,” Mary D’Alessandro, president of the Stockade Association, said. “We are very, very sad here in the Stockade.” Schmitt, an architect, was a founding father of the Stockade Historic District and the first ...

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

dagiacalone
July 1, 2013
7:55 a.m.

[ Flag Post ]

Thank you, Jim, for all you have done to preserve our buildings and build a true neighbor-hood. We will preserve your memory and goals.

schdyres
July 1, 2013
1:16 p.m.

[ Flag Post ]

Excellent story about two wonderful men!

Advertisement