Albany

Albany, Albany County, New York, United States of America
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Dr. Hun Houses (Q14706244)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Dr. Hun Houses were located on Washington Avenue (New York State Route 5) on the western edge of central Albany, New York, United States. They were a pair of brick buildings constructed a century apart, the older one around 1830, in the Federal style. In 1972, three months after they were listed on the National Register of Historic Places, they were demolished and subsequently delisted.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Buildings and structures demolished in 1972, Demolished buildings and structures in New York (state), Former National Register of Historic Places in New York (state)
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (Q1706660)
item type: government agency
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP) is a state agency within the New York State Executive Department charged with the operation of state parks and historic sites within the U.S. state of New York. As of 2014, the NYS OPRHP manages nearly 335,000 acres (523 sq mi; 1,360 km2) of public lands and facilities, including 180 state parks and 35 historic sites, that are visited by over 62 million visitors each year.

website: http://nysparks.state.ny.us/

Washington Avenue Armory (Q7971673)
item type: arena
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Washington Avenue Armory, officially known as the Washington Avenue Armory Sports and Convention Arena and listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Washington Avenue (Tenth Battalion) Armory, is now a multi-purpose arena on the corner of Washington Avenue and Lark Street in downtown Albany, New York. The Armory has a capacity of 4,300 for concerts and conventions and 3,600 for sports events.

NRHP reference number: 95000077

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Defunct college basketball venues in the United States
Lafayette Park Historic District (Q6471490)
item type: neighborhood / historic district
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Lafayette Park Historic District is located in central Albany, New York, United States. It includes the park and the combination of large government buildings and small rowhouses on the neighboring streets. In 1978 it was recognized as a historic district and listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). Many of its contributing properties are themselves listed on the National Register. One of them, the New York State Capitol, is a National Historic Landmark as well. Other government buildings include City Hall, the building housing Albany County government, the state's highest court and the offices of its Education Department along with the offices of the City School District of Albany. The Episcopal Diocese of Albany's cathedral is at one corner of the district.

NRHP reference number: 78001837

Knox Street Historic District (Q6423588)
item type: historic district
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Knox Street Historic District is primarily located along one block of that street in the Park South neighborhood of Albany, New York, United States. Its contributing properties are several groups of attached rowhouses. The area was recognized as a historic district and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.

NRHP reference number: 08000138

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (Q2830804)
item type: college / private not-for-profit educational institution
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (formerly Albany College of Pharmacy) is a private, independent college with campuses in Albany, New York and Colchester, Vermont. ACPHS was named the #1 Value-Added college or university in the country in the 2019 rankings published by The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education.[1] According to the 2018 College Scorecard, the median salary of ACPHS students ten years after entering school is $124,700, the second highest figure among the 3,871 schools that make up the College Scorecard database.[2] As of 2015, it was tied as the 58th-ranked pharmacy school in the US.[3]

Street address: 106 New Scotland Avenue (from Wikidata)

website: http://www.acphs.edu

Rapp Road Community Historic District (Q7294297)
item type: neighborhood / historic district
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Rapp Road Community Historic District is located in the Pine Bush area of Albany, New York. It is a 14-acre (5.7 ha) residential neighborhood. In 2002 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

NRHP reference number: 02001620

Albany Medical Center (Q4709342)
item type: teaching hospital / umbrella organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Albany Medical Center (AMC) is the name of the umbrella organization over the Albany Medical Center Hospital and Albany Medical College in Albany, New York. Though the name Albany Medical Center referring to the two institutions on their shared campus has been used for over a century, the two institutions were independent until the formation of the formal Albany Medical Center in 1982. AMC awards the Albany Medical Center Prize, the second-highest value prize in medicine and biomedical research in the United States, annually. Within AMCH is the Bernard & Millie Duker Children's Hospital that treats infants, children, teens, and young adults aged 0–21 throughout the region.

website: http://www.amc.edu/

Albany Pine Bush (Q4709363)
item type: protected area
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Albany Pine Bush, referred to locally as the Pine Bush, is one of the largest of the 20 inland pine barrens in the world. It is centrally located in New York's Capital District within Albany and Schenectady counties, between the cities of Albany and Schenectady. The Albany Pine Bush was formed thousands of years ago, following the drainage of Glacial Lake Albany.

The College of Saint Rose (Q7726778)
item type: college / private not-for-profit educational institution
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The College of Saint Rose is a private Catholic college in Albany, New York founded in 1920 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. Initially a women's college, it became fully co-educational in 1969.

Street address: 432 Western Ave, Albany, NY, 12203-1490 (from Wikidata)

website: http://www.strose.edu

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Excelsior College (Q4572396)
item type: private not-for-profit educational institution
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Excelsior College is a private online university in Albany, New York. It offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and comprises three schools: the School of Undergraduate Studies, the School of Graduate Studies, and the School of Nursing. It serves mostly non-traditional, adult working students through their distance education programs.

Street address: 7 Columbia Cir, Albany, NY, 12203-5159 (from Wikidata)

website: http://www.excelsior.edu

WCDB (Q7947694)
item type: radio station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

WCDB is a college radio station located at The University at Albany in Albany, New York. WCDB currently broadcasts at 90.9 FM with a signal covering the Capital District and reaching parts of Western Massachusetts. The station is staffed completely by students and operates on a 24/7 schedule. WCDB's programming includes a wide range of alternative music programs. The station is available worldwide via streaming on their website.

website: http://www.wcdbfm.com/

Building at 44 Central Avenue (Q23091447)
item type: commercial building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

44 Central Avenue (also known as J.R. Peter's and Sons) is a historic commercial building located in the Washington Avenue neighborhood of Albany, Albany County, New York.

Street address: 44 Central Avenue (from Wikidata)

NRHP reference number: 14000002

Empire State Plaza (Q5374148)
item type: square / building complex
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza (known commonly as the Empire State Plaza, and also as the South Mall) is a complex of several state government buildings in downtown Albany, New York.

website: http://ogs.ny.gov/plaza/, https://empirestateplaza.ny.gov/

Hurstville (Q5948664)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Hurstville is a former hamlet in the town of Bethlehem, New York. Today it is part of the city of Albany. Hurstville was located in the area of a bend in the Albany, Rensselaerville, and Schoharie Turnpike (today New Scotland Avenue) at its intersections with Whitehall and Krumkill roads, just outside the city limits of Albany.

Crossgates Commons (Q5188615)
item type: shopping mall
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Crossgates Commons is a large shopping plaza in Albany, New York along Washington Avenue Extension. It is owned and managed by Pyramid Management Group, Inc., who also own and manage the nearby Crossgates Mall.

Washington Avenue (Q7971668)
item type: road
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Washington Avenue is a major east–west route in the city of Albany, New York.

Center Square/Hudson–Park Historic District (Q5059345)
item type: historic district
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Center Square/Hudson–Park Historic District is located between Empire State Plaza and Washington Park in Albany, New York, United States. It is a 27-block, 99-acre (40 ha) area taking in both the Center Square and Hudson/Park neighborhoods, and Lark Street on the west. In 1980 it was recognized as a historic district and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

NRHP reference number: 80002578

Mansion Historic District (Q177748)
item type: neighborhood / historic district
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Mansion Historic District, sometimes referred to as Mansion Hill, is located south of Empire State Plaza in Albany, New York, United States. It takes its name from the nearby New York State Executive Mansion, which overlooks it. It is a 45-acre (18 ha), 16-block area with almost 500 buildings. Many of them are rowhouses and townhouses built in the middle and late 19th century that remain mostly intact today.

NRHP reference number: 82003343

USS Slater (Q7874206)
item type: museum ship / destroyer escort
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

USS Slater (DE-766) is a Cannon-class destroyer escort that served in the United States Navy and later in the Hellenic (Greek) Navy. Following service during World War II, the ship was transferred to Greece and renamed Aetos. Decommissioned in 1991, the destroyer escort was returned to the United States.

NRHP reference number: 98000393

Bishop Maginn High School (Q4917638)
item type: high school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Bishop Maginn High School is a Catholic high school in Albany, New York. It is coeducational and open to students of all faiths.

website: http://www.bishopmaginn.org/

New York State Women Veterans Memorial (Q24204444)
item type: sculpture
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The New York State Women Veterans Memorial is located on Madison Avenue in Albany, New York. It commemorates the role of women in military service.

Albany Law School (Q4709336)
item type: law school / private not-for-profit educational institution
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Albany Law School is a private law school in Albany, New York. It was founded in 1851 and is accredited by the American Bar Association. It has an affiliation agreement with University at Albany that includes shared programs. The school is located near New York's highest court, federal courts, the executive branch, and the state legislature.

Street address: 80 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY, 12208 (from Wikidata)

website: http://www.albanylaw.edu

Port of Albany–Rensselaer (Q7231077)
item type: port
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Port of Albany–Rensselaer, widely known as the Port of Albany, is a port of entry in the United States with facilities on both sides of the Hudson River in Albany and Rensselaer, New York. Private and public port facilities have existed in both cities since the 17th century, with an increase in shipping after the Albany Basin and Erie Canal were built with public funds in 1825.

website: https://www.portofalbany.us

First Congregational Church of Albany (Q22022484)
item type: church building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The First Congregational Church of Albany, also known as The Ray Palmer Memorial, is located on Quail Street in the Woodlawn section of Albany, New York, United States. It is a brick building in the Colonial Revival architectural style built in the 1910s and expanded half a century later. In 2014 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Street address: 405 Quail Street (from Wikidata)

NRHP reference number: 14000259; website: http://albanyfirstcongregational.org/

James T. Foley United States Courthouse (Q6143923)
item type: courthouse
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The James T. Foley United States Courthouse is a stone Art Deco federal courthouse, located on Broadway (New York State Route 32) in downtown Albany, New York, United States. Built in the 1930s, it was included in 1980 as a contributing property when the Downtown Albany Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 2020 it was listed on the Register individually as the United States Post Office, Court House, and Custom House.

NRHP reference number: 10005000

Albany Free School (Q4709313)
item type: school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Albany Free School is the oldest independent, inner-city alternative school in the United States. Founded by Mary Leue in 1969 based on the English Summerhill School philosophy, the free school lets students learn at their own pace. It has no grades, tests, or firm schedule: students design their own daily plans for learning. The school is self-governed through a weekly, democratic all-school meeting run by students in Robert's Rules. Students and staff alike receive one equal vote apiece. Unlike Summerhill-style schools, the Albany Free School is a day school that serves predominantly working-class children. Nearly 80 percent of the school is eligible for reduced-price meals in the public schools. About 60 students between the ages of three and fourteen attend, and are staffed by six full-time teachers and a number of volunteers.

website: http://www.albanyfreeschool.org/

Wadsworth Center (Q7959335)
item type: research institute / public health laboratory
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Wadsworth Center, located in Albany, New York, is the research-intensive public health laboratory of the New York State Department of Health.

website: http://www.wadsworth.org/

Albany Theatre (Q43032357)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 69 North Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207 (from Wikidata)

Fabian's Grand Theatre (Q43032367)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 11 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207 (from Wikidata)

Hellman Theatre (Q43032384)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 1365 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12206 (from Wikidata)

Broadway Theatre (Q43032461)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 515 Broadway Avenue, Albany, NY 12207 (from Wikidata)

Capitol Theater (Q43032479)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 57 Chapel Street, Albany, NY 12210 (from Wikidata)

Clinton Square Theater (Q43032494)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 9 Clinton Square, Albany, NY 12207 (from Wikidata)

Hudson Theatre (Q43032512)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 270-76 Hudson Avenue, Albany, NY 12210 (from Wikidata)

State Theater (Q43032531)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 52 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207 (from Wikidata)

Arbor Theatre (Q43032547)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 69 N. Swan Street, Albany, NY 12210 (from Wikidata)

Colonial Theater (Q43032564)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 310 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12206 (from Wikidata)

Harmanus Bleecker Hall (Q43032579)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 161 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12210 (from Wikidata)

Leland Theatre (Q43032619)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 43 S. Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207 (from Wikidata)

New Eagle Theatre (Q43032639)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 130 Hudson Avenue, Albany, NY 12207 (from Wikidata)

Madison Theater (Q43032659)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 1036 Madison Avenue, Albany, NY 12208 (from Wikidata)

website: http://www.themadisontheater.com

Pine Hills Theatre (Q43032679)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 241 West Lawrence Street, Albany, NY 12203 (from Wikidata)

Regent Theatre (Q43032737)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207 (from Wikidata)

Ritz Theatre (Q43032755)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 21 S. Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207 (from Wikidata)

Paramount Theater (Q43032772)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 378 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12206 (from Wikidata)

Strand Theatre (Q43032785)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 110 N. Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207 (from Wikidata)

Royal Theatre (Q43032808)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 272 S. Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12202 (from Wikidata)

Petit Cine 1 & 2 (Q43032829)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 810 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12206 (from Wikidata)

Pearl Theatre (Q43032845)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 207 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12206 (from Wikidata)

AMC Neurology Group Clinical Research Center (Q30270624)
item type: facility

website: http://www.tngllp.com/clinicalresearch.shtml

Academy of the Holy Names (Q4671549)
item type: school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Academy of the Holy Names, or AHN, in Albany, New York, United States, is an independent, Middle States accredited Catholic girls' college-preparatory school for girls in grades 6-12. It is located within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany. The school was founded in 1884 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. The mission of AHN is to prepare its students to become cultural, intellectual, moral, and spiritual leaders. Current enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year is 208 students.

website: http://www.ahns.org

Patroon Creek (Q7148154)
item type: river
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Patroon Creek is a stream in Albany County, New York, United States and is a tributary of the Hudson River which flows south to New York Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean. The creek's source is Rensselaer Lake in the western section of the city of Albany and flows along the northern border of said city with the town of Colonie to its mouth at the Hudson River. The creek received its name from the patroon of Rensselaerswyck.

Mohawk Airlines Flight 405 (Q6893760)
item type: aviation accident
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Mohawk Airlines Flight 405, a Fairchild Hiller FH-227 twin-engine turboprop airliner registered N7818M, was a domestic scheduled passenger flight operated by Mohawk Airlines that crashed into a house within the city limits of Albany, New York on March 3, 1972, on final approach to Albany County Airport (now Albany International Airport), New York, killing 17 people. The intended destination airport lies in the suburban Town of Colonie, about 4 miles north of the crash site.

Congregation Beth Emeth (Q5160603)
item type: synagogue
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Congregation Beth Emeth (House of Truth) is a Reform synagogue in Albany, New York.

Albany Academy for Girls (Q4709283)
item type: school / private school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Albany Academy for Girls is an independent college-preparatory day school for girls in Albany, New York, United States, enrolling students from Preschool (age 3) to Grade 12. Founded in 1814 by Ebenezer Foote as the Albany Female Academy, AAG is the oldest independent girls day school in the United States [1]. It is located on the corners of Hackett Boulevard and Academy Road, across the street from its brother school The Albany Academy.

website: http://www.albanyacademies.org/, https://www.albanyacademies.org/page/academics/albany-academy-for-girls

Fort Frederick (Q1438420)
item type: fortification
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Fort Frederick was a fort in Albany, New York from 1676–1789. Sitting atop State Street Hill (Capitol Hill) it replaced the earlier decaying Fort Orange along the Hudson River. The fort was named for Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales, son of King George II. The fort was referred to as Fort Albany in the 1936 novel Drums Along the Mohawk. Several historical markers have been placed west of the location of the fort.

South End–Groesbeckville Historic District (Q7567190)
item type: historic district
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The South End–Groesbeckville Historic District is located in part of the neighborhood of that name in Albany, New York, United States. It is a 26-block, 57-acre (23 ha) area south of the Mansion and Pastures neighborhoods with a mix of residential and commercial properties. In 1984 it was recognized as a historic district and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

NRHP reference number: 84002062

The Albany Academies (Q7712996)
item type: school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Albany Academies are independent college-preparatory schools in Albany, New York, educating students from Preschool through Grade 12. In July 2007, the administrative teams of The Albany Academy and Albany Academy for Girls merged into The Albany Academies. Both schools retain much of their pre-merger tradition and character and each continues to give diplomas under its own name. Administrative services are shared under The Albany Academies; Christopher J. Lauricella is Head of School. The 2019-2020 enrollment totaled 762 students distributed over 30 grade levels. (Preschool, Pre-K, K-12 boys, & Preschool, Pre-K, K-12 girls.) Of the 762 students, 438 were enrolled in The Albany Academy and 324 were enrolled in Albany Academy for Girls.

website: https://www.albanyacademies.org/

Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany (Q866789)
item type: suffragan diocese / roman catholic diocese
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany (Latin: Diœcesis Albanensis) covers 13 counties in Eastern New York (Albany, Columbia, Delaware, Fulton, Greene, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, and Washington Counties), including a portion of a 14th county (southern Herkimer County, New York). Its Mother Church is the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in the city of Albany.

website: http://www.rcda.org

Benjamin Walworth Arnold House and Carriage House (Q4889362)
item type: single-family detached home
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Benjamin Walworth Arnold House and Carriage House are located on State Street and Washington Avenue in Albany, New York, United States. They are brick structures dating to the beginning of the 20th century. In 1972 they were included as a contributing property to the Washington Park Historic District when it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 1982 they were listed individually as well.

NRHP reference number: 82003342

New Scotland Avenue (Troop B) Armory (Q7011452)
item type: armory
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The New Scotland Avenue (Troop B) Armory is located on New Scotland Avenue in Albany, New York, United States. It is a large brick building constructed in the early 20th century. In 1994 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, one of two armories in the city of Albany to be so designated.

NRHP reference number: 93001536

University Art Museum at University at Albany (Q16982578)
item type: art museum
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The University Art Museum is part of the University at Albany, State University of New York. Founded in 1967, the 9,000-square-foot-facility was designed by architect Edward Durell Stone. The Museum has presented over four hundred exhibitions and its collection is especially strong in contemporary works on paper.

website: http://www.albany.edu/museum/index.shtml

Shakers Creek (Q30066104)
item type: river / watercourse
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Shakers Creek is a river that flows into the Mohawk River in Latham, New York.

Varsity Field (Q7916147)
item type: sports venue
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Varsity Field is a baseball field located on the campus of the University at Albany in Albany, New York, United States. The field is home to the Albany Great Danes baseball team of the NCAA Division I America East Conference. The facility shares its name with the university's soccer facility. The field hosted the school's inaugural Division I baseball game on March 24, 2000, in which the Great Danes defeated the Canisius Golden Griffins 9–1.

Albany (Q24861)
item type: county seat / city of the United States / big city / city / state or insular area capital in the United States
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Albany ( (listen) AWL-bə-nee) is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat and largest city of Albany County. Albany is located on the west bank of the Hudson River approximately 10 miles (16 km) south of its confluence with the Mohawk River and approximately 135 miles (220 km) north of New York City.

website: http://www.albanyny.gov/; USGS GNIS ID: 977310, 978659

Kenwood (Q6392495)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Kenwood was a hamlet in the Town of Bethlehem, New York. The hamlet spanned both sides of the Normans Kill near the area where the Normans Kill flows into the Hudson River. In 1870, and again in 1910, northern portions of Kenwood were annexed by the City of Albany, New York.

Albany Convention Center (Q4709302)
item type: convention center
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Albany Convention Center (ACC) was a proposed convention center to be located in downtown Albany, New York. The complex was initially proposed by Albany Mayor Gerald Jennings in 1994. In 2004, the Albany Convention Center Authority (ACCA) was established by the New York Legislature as a New York State public-benefit corporation to develop plans for the ACC. Supported by Governor George Pataki, the project was awarded a $75 million grant in 2006. The anticipated price tag of the project was approximately $220 million, and a site between Broadway, Hudson Avenue, and the South Mall Arterial was selected. In 2008, 2009, and 2010, the ACCA acquired much of the property that made up the proposed site.

website: http://www.accany.com/

New York Court of Appeals (Q11991268)
item type: state supreme court
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The New York Court of Appeals is the highest court in the Unified Court System of the State of New York. The Court of Appeals consists of seven judges: the Chief Judge and six Associate Judges who are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the State Senate to 14-year terms. The Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals also heads administration of the state's court system, and thus is also known as the Chief Judge of the State of New York. Its 1842 Neoclassical courthouse is located in New York's capital, Albany.

website: http://www.courts.state.ny.us/ctapps/

Hawk Street Viaduct (Q5684856)
item type: road bridge
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Hawk Street Viaduct was a bridge spanning the Sheridan Hollow neighborhood in Albany, New York. It carried Hawk Street from Clinton Avenue to Elk Street. Completed in 1890, it was demolished in 1970 after decades of neglect which had caused it to be limited to pedestrian traffic only in 1968. It was the first cantilever arch bridge in the world.

Pastures Historic District (Q2056352)
item type: neighborhood / historic district
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Pastures Historic District is a residential neighborhood located south of downtown Albany, New York, United States. Its 17 acres (6.9 ha) include all or part of a 13-block area.

NRHP reference number: 72000815

The Egg (Q7731627)
item type: theater / performing arts center
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Egg is a performing arts venue in Albany, New York. Named for its shape, the building was designed by Harrison & Abramovitz as part of the Empire State Plaza project, and built between 1966 and 1978. It is located in the northeast corner of the Plaza. It has become an icon of New York's Capital District due to its unusual shape and central location. The New York State Office of General Services maintains the Egg. The Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza Performing Arts Center Corporation is a New York state public-benefit corporation that was created in 1979 to manage the performing arts facility in the Empire State Plaza. The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company, a modern dance performing arts group, has been the resident company at the Egg for 28 years.

Church of the Holy Innocents (Q5117908)
item type: church building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The former Church of the Holy Innocents, later known as Church of the Nativity of our Virgin Lady, was originally an Episcopal church located on North Pearl Street (New York State Route 32) in Albany, New York, United States. It and an adjacent chapel were built in the mid-19th century in an early Gothic Revival style designed by Frank Wills. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

NRHP reference number: 78001836

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Broadway–Livingston Avenue Historic District (Q922943)
item type: historic district
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Broadway–Livingston Avenue Historic District is located at the junction of those two streets in Albany, New York, United States. It includes seven buildings remaining from an original 20, all contributing properties, and a Warren truss railroad bridge. In 1988 the area was recognized as a historic district and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

NRHP reference number: 87002300

Castle Island (Q5050170)
item type: river island
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Castle Island is a former island located in the city of Albany, Albany County, New York. Over the past 400 years, Castle Island has been referred to as Martin Gerritse's Island, Patroon's Island, Van Rensselaer Island, and—since the late 19th century--Westerlo Island. (Van Rensselaer Island is also the name of a former island opposite Albany in the city of Rensselaer.) The land known as Castle Island has been connected to the mainland and now forms a part of the Port of Albany.

Downtown Albany Historic District (Q5303345)
item type: neighborhood / historic district
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Downtown Albany Historic District is a 19-block, 66-acre (27 ha) area of Albany, New York, United States, centered on the junction of State (New York State Route 5) and North and South Pearl streets (New York State Route 32). It is the oldest settled area of the city, originally planned and settled in the 17th century, and the nucleus of its later development and expansion. In 1980 it was designated a historic district by the city and then listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

NRHP reference number: 80002579

Cultural Education Center (Q5193213)
item type: architectural structure
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Cultural Education Center is on the south side of the Empire State Plaza in Albany, New York. Located on Madison Avenue, it faces northward towards the New York State Capitol building. Construction of the building, which was designed in the Brutalist style, was completed in 1978.

Irish American Heritage Museum (Q14706547)
item type: history museum
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Irish American Heritage Museum is a museum in Albany, New York. The museum describes their educational mission as "To preserve and tell the story of the contributions of the Irish people and their culture in America, inspiring individuals to examine the importance of their own heritage as part of the American cultural mosaic."

Tivoli Nature Preserve (Q7810437)
item type: park
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Tivoli Nature Preserve, also Tivoli Park, in Albany is the largest urban nature preserve in the Capital District.

Union Station (Q7886062)
item type: railway station / Union station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Union Station, also known as Albany Union Station, is a building in Albany, New York on the corner of Broadway and Steuben Street. Built during 1899–1900, it served originally as the city's railroad station but now houses credit union offices. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) during 1971.

NRHP reference number: 71000516

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Former New York Central Railroad stations, Former railway stations in New York (state)
A. Mendelson and Son Company Building (Q4648180)
item type: building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The A. Mendelson and Son Company Building is located on Broadway in Albany, New York, United States. It is a brick industrial building erected in the early 20th century. In 2003 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is one of the few intact examples of the early 20th century industrial architecture of Albany.

NRHP reference number: 03000021

Albany Center Gallery (Q23091375)
item type: museum
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Albany Center Gallery is a nonprofit art space located in downtown Albany, New York. Supported by city, state, corporate and foundation funds, as well as fundraisers, individual donations and memberships, the Gallery is dedicated to the exhibition of regional artists within a 100-mile radius of Albany, and building a strong, knowledgeable audience for the visual arts. Serving the art community and the general public, all of Albany Center Gallery's exhibitions, receptions, and artist interviews are free and open to the public. The gallery presents at least seven major exhibitions a year in the main gallery, including the Mohawk Hudson Regional Invitational, an annual exhibition featuring selected artists from the previous year's Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region exhibit.

Street address: 39 Columbia Street (from Wikidata)

website: http://albanycentergallery.org

Albany Medical Center Hospital (Q4709343)
item type: hospital
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

website: http://www.amc.edu/

Albany Masonic Temple (Q4709341)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Albany Masonic Temple in Albany, New York sits on the oldest property continuously owned by Masonry in the United States and the building that it replaced on the same property was the first Masonic Temple to be built for that sole purpose. It is a contributing property to the Downtown Albany Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (Q5146780)
item type: college
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering is the college of nanotechnology at the SUNY Polytechnic Institute campus in Albany, New York. Founded in 2004 and formerly a component of the University at Albany, SUNY, the college underwent rapid expansion in the late-2000s and early-2010s before merging with the SUNY Institute of Technology in 2014. As one of five colleges within SUNY Poly, it was the first college in the United States devoted to nanotechnology.

website: http://www.sunycnse.com/Home.aspx

Arbor Hill Historic District–Ten Broeck Triangle (Q4784761)
item type: historic district
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Arbor Hill Historic District–Ten Broeck Triangle, originally the Ten Broeck Historic District, is a seven-block area located within the Arbor Hill neighborhood north of what is today downtown Albany, New York, United States. In 1979 its easternmost third, the Ten Broeck Triangle, the second oldest residential neighborhood in the city, was recognized as a historic district and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Four years later, the district was increased to its current size and renamed to reflect its expansion to include some of the rest of Arbor Hill.

NRHP reference number: 79001564

Clinton Avenue Historic District (Q1101651)
item type: historic district
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Clinton Avenue Historic District in Albany, New York, United States, is a 70-acre (28 ha) area along that street (part of which is also US 9) between North Pearl (NY 32) and Quail streets. It also includes some blocks along neighboring streets such as Lark and Lexington.

NRHP reference number: 88001445

Walter Merchant House (Q7965620)
item type: historic house
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Walter Merchant House, on Washington Avenue (New York State Route 5) in Albany, New York, United States, is a brick-and-stone townhouse in the Italianate architectural style, with some Renaissance Revival elements. Built in the mid-19th century, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.

NRHP reference number: 02000137

Capital District (Q3320597)
item type: human settlement
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Capital District, also known as the Capital Region, is the metropolitan area surrounding Albany, the capital of the U.S. state of New York. In the 21st century, the Capital District emerged as a major anchor of Tech Valley, the moniker describing the technologically-focused region of eastern New York State. The Capital District was first settled by the Dutch in the early 17th century and came under English control in 1664. Albany has been the permanent capital of the state of New York since 1797. The Capital District is notable for many historical events that predate the independence of the United States, including the Albany Plan of Union and The Battles of Saratoga.

New York State Museum (Q3875588)
item type: museum / history museum
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The New York State Museum is a research-backed institution in Albany, New York, United States. It is located on Madison Avenue, attached to the south side of the Empire State Plaza, facing onto the plaza and towards the New York State Capitol. The museum houses art, artifacts (prehistoric and historic), and ecofacts that reflect New York’s cultural, natural, and geological development. Operated by the New York State Education Department's Office of Cultural Education, it is the oldest and largest state museum in the US. Formerly located in the State Education Building, the museum now occupies the first four floors of the Cultural Education Center, a ten-story, 1,500,000-square-foot (140,000 m2) building that also houses the New York State Archives and New York State Library.

website: http://www.nysm.nysed.gov

First Church in Albany (Q5452657)
item type: church building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The First Reformed Church, also known as First Church in Albany or North Dutch Church, is located at North Pearl (New York State Route 32) and Orange streets in Albany, New York, United States. It is a member congregation of the Reformed Church in America. The building was designed by Philip Hooker and built in the period of 1797-1799. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

NRHP reference number: 74001214; website: http://www.firstchurchinalbany.org/

Harmanus Bleecker Library (Q5659058)
item type: library
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The former Harmanus Bleecker Library is located at the intersection of Washington Avenue (New York State Route 5) and Dove Street in Albany, New York, United States. It is a brick and stone Classical Revival building constructed in the 1920s. In 1996 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

NRHP reference number: 96000559

Buildings at 744–750 Broadway (Q922936)
item type: historic house
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The buildings at 744–750 Broadway in Albany, New York, United States, sometimes known as Broadway Row, are four brick row houses on the northwest corner of the intersection with Wilson Street. They were built over a period of 40 years in the 19th century, using a variety of architectural styles reflecting the times they were built in. At that time the neighborhood, known as the Fifth Ward, was undergoing rapid expansion due to the Erie Canal and the city's subsequent industrialization.

NRHP reference number: 87002180

W. Averell Harriman State Office Building Campus (Q7945329)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The W. Averell Harriman State Office Building Campus is an office park in western Albany, New York, United States that houses sixteen New York State Government office buildings. The land totals roughly 330 acres (130 ha) and over 3 million square feet (280,000 m2) of office space, and about 7,000 state employees work there. The campus was built during the 1950s and 1960s in a suburban, car-oriented style bordered by an outer ring road that cuts the campus off from the surrounding neighborhoods. The campus is flanked by Washington Avenue to the north, Western Avenue to the south, University at Albany to the west, and New York State Route 85 to the east. With its own steam generation power plant for cooling and heating (Building 17) the campus is mostly self-sufficient.

New York State Library (Q7014140)
item type: library / state agency of the United States
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The New York State Library is a research library in Albany, New York, United States. It was established in 1818 to serve the state government of New York and is part of the New York State Education Department. The library is one of the largest in the world by number of items held, with over 20 million cataloged items in 2011.

website: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/

Hook and Ladder No. 4 (Q5897933)
item type: fire station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Hook and Ladder No. 4, originally Truck No. 4, is a firehouse located at Delaware Avenue (U.S. Route 9W and New York State Route 443) in Albany, New York, United States. It is an elaborate brick structure in the Dutch Colonial Revival architectural style, designed by Albany architect Marcus T. Reynolds, and completed in 1912. In 2001 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

NRHP reference number: 01000247

Schuyler Mansion (Q1666617)
item type: mansion / historic house museum
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Schuyler Mansion is a historic house at 32 Catherine Street in Albany, New York, United States. The brick mansion is now a museum and an official National Historic Landmark. It was constructed from 1761 to 1765 for Philip Schuyler, later a general in the Continental Army and early U.S. Senator, who resided there from 1763 until his death in 1804. It was declared a National Historic Landmark on December 24, 1967. It is also a contributing property to the South End–Groesbeckville Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.

Street address: 32 Catherine Street (from Wikidata)

NRHP reference number: 67000008

One Commerce Plaza (Q7092535)
item type: skyscraper
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

One Commerce Plaza, also known as the Twin Towers, is an office building located at 99 Washington Avenue in downtown Albany, New York. At 20 floors and 252 feet (77 meters), it is the thirteenth tallest structure in Albany. Although it is a privately owned office tower, much of the building is occupied by New York State government offices. Its lobby features several restaurants.