How many times have you been to the Crossgates Mall in Albany? Date nights at the movies, grabbing some food at the Food Court Garden and countless Christmas shopping days. Crossgates Mall opened it's doors on Sunday March 4, 1984. Here is a look back at which stores were there opening day and what this brand new mall was all about 37 years ago.

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Crossgates Mall 1984

This is what the Crossgates Mall looked like when it opened in 1984.

Vending Machines

You can find almost anything in a vending machine today.