11/16/2011 9:07:00 AM
Times Union: NanoCollege wants to pull into station
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ALBANY -- The rapidly expanding College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at the University at Albany wants to use a landmark former train station as incubator space for smaller technology companies.
Under the plan, the NanoCollege would partner with Capitalize Albany, the city's economic development arm, to purchase the former Union Station, now known as Kiernan Plaza.
The landmark at 575 Broadway in downtown Albany has been vacant since early 2010, when Bank of America -- the only tenant -- moved employees out of the building, which was converted to office space in 1986.