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Stockade to see replacement of historic pump station

The historic Ferry Street pump station in the Stockade district was damaged during Hurricane Irene and is slated for replacement.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
The historic Ferry Street pump station in the Stockade district was damaged during Hurricane Irene and is slated for replacement.
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Only in Schenectady could a sewage pump station be a historic building. And it’s not just any pump station — the most important one in the city’s entire system. From the outside, it doesn’t look like a pump station at all. The tall building, with high arched windows, overlooks the Mohawk River in Riverside Park. It’s nestled in the middle of the state’s first historic district, the Stockade, and it fits right in. One might ...

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JIMOCONNOR
April 27, 2014
6:16 p.m.

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New building must take in to account an elevation high enough to accommodate potential plan to raise entire Stockade neighborhood over the next hundred years.

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