As many Saratogians know, the Adelphi just had a HUGE sale, selling off its old (and not-so-old) furniture, tchotchkes, and even old tv’s, as it prepares to undergo what is sure to be a colossal makeover. The lines reached Starbucks (a half- block away) through the three-day sale as many area residents endured the cold to snatch up a piece of Saratoga history.
Last spring, this gem of a landmark (built in 1877 and one of the remaining grand hotels not burned or torn down during the last century) was bought by two local real estate developers (also responsible for The Paddocks) and a partner. Apparently they have big plans (you can read more about it here) and I am so excited to see what may come! Here’s hoping they will keep the charm of the Adelphi we know and love while giving her the decor update she’s needed for quite some time. Good luck, boys! And God Speed!
And in the mean time, here are a few pictures I took during the Preservation Foundation’s tour last summer to remember the old, old Adelphi by. An “ode” in pictures, if you will.