Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The Old Academy

The handsome copper cupola atop the old Albany Academy building designed by Philip Hooker in 1815. Located in Academy Park, the former school is Albany's oldest surviving civic building.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

The Warehouse - A Year Later

North side of the old Central Warehouse a year after a massive fire gutted the interior of the long-vacant cold-storage facility.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Spot The Spike

Badly worn asphalt along Broadway (just past the rail bridge and near Van Woert Street) reveals old stone paving and a heavy iron spike.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Friday, October 21, 2011

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

The Walls Have Eyes

A mural of Governor Nelson Rockefeller overlooking Broadway near Livingston Avenue. It's part of the new Living Walls project.

Monday, October 3, 2011

Blue Eyes

Writing found on the sidewalk near the corner of Washington Avenue and Dove Street. Maybe it's a tribute to someone's girlfriend or, maybe, Frank Sinatra.