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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Albany skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Albany architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Albany are included on this list. Information about these Albany buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Albany and older historic landmarks.

List includes Old Main, New York State Capitol and more.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Albany?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Albany. Famous architectural houses within the city of Albany are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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Abrams Building


The Abrams Building was located at South Pearl Street and Hudson Avenue in Albany, New York, United States. It was a brick commercial building constructed in the 1880s. In 1980 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Originally it was part of a row of similar buildings. By the ...more

City/Town: Albany, New York, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1885

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Albany Academy


The old Albany Academy building, known officially as Academy Park by the City School District of Albany, its owner, and formerly known as the Joseph Henry Memorial, is located in downtown Albany, New York, United States. It is a Federal style brownstone building erected in the early 19th century. In ...more

City/Town: Albany, New York, USA

Created By: Philip Hooker

Albany City Hall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Albany Buildings & Structures
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Albany City Hall is the seat of government of the city of Albany, New York. It houses the office of the mayor, the Common Council chamber, the city and traffic courts, as well as other city services. The current building was designed by Henry Hobson Richardson in his particular Romanesque style and ...more

City/Town: Albany, New York, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1883

Created By: Henry Hobson Richardson, Philip Hooker

Style: Richardsonian Romanesque

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Bridge House


The Albany Welcome Center, formerly known as the Bridge House, is a historic residential building in Albany, Georgia. It was designed by African American architect and engineer Horace King and built in 1858. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 19, 1974. It is located ...more

City/Town: Albany, Georgia, USA

Style: Italianate architecture