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One last look inside the Playdium

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The Playdium is, as you've no doubt heard, set to be demolished this year and there's an apartment development planned for the site.

This Saturday, April 14, the contents of the old bowling alley on Ontario Street in Albany will be auctioned on site starting at 11 am. Everything will be up for sale except for the bowling lanes and bowling balls. (Sales are cash only.)

In a sense, these are the last few moments of the Playdium. After this weekend, stripped of its parts, it'll just be more or less another building. And then it will be gone.

So we stopped by Friday to get a last look and snap a few photos.

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History

If you're curious about the history of the Playdium -- and bowling in Albany generally -- the Friends of Albany History have a good chronicle of the bowling alley's story.

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I know that place has seen better days but it's still sad to see it go!

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