Times Union: 'Branch one' Pioneer building in Troy has gas-powered past


“A neoclassical structure cast with various shades of Vermont marble and gold patina, the Troy Gas Company’s headquarters, lobby and showroom at 21 2nd St. was so fancy and refined that the Pioneer Building-Loan and Savings Association — the forerunner of today’s Pioneer — purchased the building in 1950, finding it perfectly-suited for an elevated consumer banking experience.”

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