• SUNY Schenectady

    SUNY Schenectady

    In 1967, Schenectady County purchased the Van Curler Hotel and named it as the site for SUNY Schenectady County Community College. The hotel was renovated and reopened as the main campus building in 1969 and was renamed Elston Hall. Elston Hall is a beautiful Classical Revival style building, which was originally financed in part by…

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  • Erastus Corning II Tower

    Erastus Corning II Tower

    Erastus Corning II Tower (1973) was named for Albany NY’s long-time mayor, who served the city for over 40 years, from 1941 to 1983. It’s the tallest skyscraper in New York State outside of NYC. Corning Tower – and the others on the Plaza – have facades of marble and glass. While the architecture on…

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  • Smoky Upstate

    Smoky Upstate

    The first photo is overlooking the Hudson River in Albany toward Rensselaer. The second shows The Egg and Corning Tower, also in Albany, obscured by smoke and haze. Due to the terrible wildfires in Canada, the air quality throughout much of New York (a Canadian neighbor) has plunged. While this limits outdoor activities for many…

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  • Good Morning Albany!

    Good Morning Albany!

    It’s a beautiful day at the Capitol!

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  • Albany’s Hudson River Way & Riverfront Park

    Albany’s Hudson River Way & Riverfront Park

    Take a walk with me along the Hudson River! Albany’s pedestrian walkways and the Skyway provide access to the Albany Riverfront including the Port of Albany and the Corning Preserve. If you are following the Empire State Trail …

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  • USS Slater

    USS Slater

    The USS Slater is moored on the Hudson River in the Port of Albany. Today, the Slater serves as a museum, commemorating its proud history as the only remaining WWII Destroyer Escort. The USS Slater is the home of the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, which tells the story of Destroyer Escorts and their service in…

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  • Cohoes Falls

    Cohoes Falls

    Cohoes Falls is a hidden gem in Eastern New York, just outside of Albany. Check out my video see the beautiful sights, and to learn a bit about this natural wonder in Cohoes, NY.

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