Possible Schenectady casino design adjustments

Thumbnail image for Schenectady Rivers Casino rendering 2015-June Aerial View croppedA few quick follow-up links to the new proposed design of the Schenectady casino:

Over at the Biz Review, Rush Street Gaming CEO Greg Carlin tells Mike DeMasi the company is open to the idea of changing the brick facade on the new design.

And over at Stop the Schenectady Casino, David Giacalone argues for the size of the proposed pylon sign outside the casino to be reduced, and compares the sign to other prominent landmarks in the city.


Rush is like the TJ Maxx of casinos ( http://rushstreetgaming.com/casinos/ ) and it's the one the State jumped in bed with, so Schenectady is going to get a casino that works and looks like a TJ Maxx.

At the Times Union, they state that were "Caught off guard" by the negative response to the new design. No mention if they were considering returning to the old design though. They state the price of each would be the same, so why stick with a design that everyone seems to hate? Go with the design that won the bid! I am not a huge fan of casinos, but when I go to one I want it to look sleek and modern, and be as escape from the ordinary.


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