Arrgh-us

You probably know the Argus Press building even if you don't know it's called the Argus Press building -- it's the beautiful, if somewhat decayed, old building with the two towers on Broadway in Albany just north of the Nipper building (it was designed by Marcus Reynolds). Chris Churchill recently checked in on what's up with the building, and it's currently in a weird limbo -- controlled by Albany County but, to the dismay of some county legislators, maybe headed back into the hands of its most recent owner. [TU]

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Perhaps the county could require tax scofflaws to put up a bond against future delinquencies before taking title to any county-owned properties.

Thanks for the update. Arrgh is right. Has been so frustrating watching this amazing building degrade. Hope it lands in better hands. Makes no sense that it would go back to prior owner - at very least would need a serious plan and money to get this property on the path to reuse.

Would love to see this building redeveloped / reused like the old Mooradians building in Troy.

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