About Hoxsie

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Hoxsie! is a local history site featuring snippets of information and ephemera relating to the history of Albany, Schenectady and Troy, New York. Thanks to a recent relocation, we sneak in some Phoenixville, PA from time to time as well.

Wondering why it’s called Hoxsie! and not something that screams Albany history? Because Hoxsie screamed “Hoxsie!” Something like an explanation can be found here.

Want to contact us? Best way is through Twitter or our Facebook page, but if you’re patient and can wait for us to wade through spam, you can email cj [at] mynonurbanlife.com

2 thoughts on “About Hoxsie

  1. GEORGE JAMACK

    I AM TRYING TO GET A SPECIFIC ADDRESS OR PICTURE OF THE WALLACE CO, WHICH WOULD ORIENT IT TO OTHER STORES IN THAT BLOCK. I THOUGHT IT WAS WHERE CENTER CITY/THE YMCA IS NOW?

    1. carljohnson

      George, the Wallace Company was in the building that houses the CVS and the YMCA. If you look at the building you can see the dates of the two buildings in the medallions up high. The pilasters used to show a big “W” that has been covered up or destroyed in renovations, but which can be seen here:
      https://flic.kr/p/bpMny

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