Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Gateways and Getaways

This empty building located near Broadway and Division Street is the former Albany bus station.

It's not much to look at, but it has some good memories for me. Memories of summer rides up to Lake George to visit the reconstructed French and Indian War site, Fort William Henry. Or, better yet, of my first trip to NYC when I was fourteen.

The bus station moved to a new location just a short distance to the southwest some years ago and this building has been vacant since then.

The ornate and beautiful structure rising in contrast across Broadway is the old D & H Building and Albany Evening Journal. Look for that striking building in future blogs. It's currently the administrative headquarters of the State University.

1 comment:

  1. I was wondering why it was raised. Makes sense for a bus station.