Everyone driving across Albany’s Ellsworth Street Bridge can see there’s a house on top of the Bikman Building. Newcomers wonder why it’s there, and on Facebook someone asked about it a few days ago. The short answer is that the Bikman family built the house so they could live atop the building they owned. But I went looking for more.
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