Photos taken on 5/2/15 by Ron W. who is a relative of
the owner. They are currently stripping the
building before demolition and found a lot of
documents in an old safe, and donated the documents to
the town historical society.
Ron also informed us that the building was built in
1893 and now is slowly collapsing from the rear
wall. The last store in this building was a
video store and has sat empty since the last store
closed up. He also tells us that at some point
in its history the building's second and third floors
were used by the Masons.
Village of Chateaugay, Corner of East Main Street and
River Street, building number 161. This building is
going to be demolished by October (2016).
Interior photos of the building on the Corner of East
Main Street and River Street, Village of Chateaugay.
July 13th, 2014 Photo by Justin Daniel (posted via the OABONNY Facebook page)
Spirit of Rochester - derelict cruise ship, Rochester, NY
June 2021 Jeanne B. writes "I remember this. our high school had our prom on it in the 80s...."
Steve of Penfield sent these interesting
abandoned motel photos. Steve
The motel is on NY Rt. 104 about five
miles west of the Orleans-Monroe county line.
It is at the intersection with Fancher Rd.
I don't know how it was used before it went
belly up. Was it a nice place for tourists? Was
it a single room occupancy place for people of limited
means? Did it house migrant fruit pickers?
Maybe one of your readers knows the answers to
Although you can't see it in the photos,
there was a wishing well in the middle of the lawn.
It was filled with plastic flowers. I did
not go sifting through them looking for valuables.
I suspect an intrepid photographer could
get some good shots of it with the light of a full
moon. I am not that intrepid photographer."
The sign has seen better days. At least I hope it
didn't like like this when brand new! There were