Albany, NY Demolition | Fireworks & Colored Smoke

An interesting combination of fireworks and colored smoke fill the Albany, NY area this past weekend. The 11-story Wellington Hotel Annex that dates back to the 1920s comes down as fireworks explode to make way for a new $66 million convention center. The 80,000-square-foot convention center, dubbed the Albany Capital Center, has been in the planning stages for two decades. The construction of the facility is scheduled to begin in June 2014, and continue through mid-year 2016 when it is set to open. The Albany Capital Center will provide Albany New York’s capital city with a contemporary, meeting, ballroom, and exhibit venue.

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