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Discover Downtown: Edison Plaza was home of fire department in 1929

This photograph of the central fire station, now Edison Plaza, was taken shortly after the building was opened on Erie Boulevard in 1929. (Schenectady County Historical Society)
This photograph of the central fire station, now Edison Plaza, was taken shortly after the building was opened on Erie Boulevard in 1929. (Schenectady County Historical Society)
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On May 1, 1929, the Schenectady Fire Department opened its new headquarters at 155 Erie Blvd., giving the “city that lights and hauls the world” a new central fire station worthy of its nickname. Edison Plaza, as it is now called, is no longer connected to the fire department, but the majestic building and its intriguing facade clearly remind passers-by of its historic past. “The owners did a lot of renovations back in 1986, and ...


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