Colonie Center, the first enclosed shopping mall in the capital District, constructed in 1966, and still one of the most successful in the country in its gross sales per square foot ratio.
We leave Route 5 for a while at this point and travel to Schenectady
to have lunch. We will travel on the Adirondack Northway, the New York State Thruway and local Interstate highways into Schenectady to arrive in time for lunch. We will return to Albany via Route 5.