The demolition of the former Olender building, and soon-to-be new Electric City Luxury Apartments designed by C2, on State Street uncovered something hidden in Schenectady for more than 100 years. Jackson Demolition of Schenectady finished tearing down the former Olender Mattress building at 254 State St., only to reveal a ghost sign on the Nicholaus building next door. The partial sign on the exterior of the building reads, “Nicholaus Headquarters, Evans Ales — Schlitz Milwaukee Lager” and “On Land or Sea Une Bis.”

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