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February 15, 2003, 9:00 AM PST

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


"The decision was hailed as a victory by preservationists who wanted to save the once-exclusive Riverside Club and the former Freihofer's Bakery that the developer planned to tear down. The Riverside Club was built in 1895; the former Freihofer's factory was constructed in 1913."

Thanks to Sam Gold

Saturday, February 15, 2003 in Times Union

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