Niskayuna eyesore being demolished

December 22, 2017 05:38 PM

NISKAYUNA - A zombie property in Niskayuna is coming down.

The building is at the corner of Union Street and Balltown Road. It's been an eyesore for years.

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No repairs could be made and the property couldn't be sold because it was tied up in a lengthy foreclosure.

A contract to buy the building has now been signed.

Once the home is torn down, a new single family home will be built on the site by a private developer.

"Everybody's been concerned about it. It's the gateway to our town in either direction – and we had to do something and I'm so happy we are now," noted Denise Murphy McGraw, the Niskayuna deputy town supervisor.

The $30,000 to tear down the building is being put up by the Capital Region Land Bank.


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