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ALBANY-Total vacancy is no fate for an iconic hotel, but that has been the lot of the Dewitt Clinton in downtown Albany since 1975. That’s set to change, however, as Columbia Development and BBL Hospitality have announced plans to transform the circa-1927 landmark into a Renaissance by Marriott.

The news comes a week after the Albany Convention Center Authority announced plans to build an 80,000-square-foot facility behind the DeWitt Clinton. If the convention center—which now faces a four-month approvals process—is built, the 204-key Renaissance Albany will serve it. There is also the nearby Albany Hilton, which was recently renovated.

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