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Empire State Plaza

Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza - one of the most spectacular capital centers in the country. The Plaza is the seat of government operations for New York State - it occupies 98 acres of land, with 11,000 employees in 10 buildings. The Plaza exists because of the vision and determination of one man, Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller, who wanted to create "the most electrifying capital in the world." To fulfill his purpose, Rockefeller commissioned Wallace K. Harrison, a personal friend and chief architect for Rockefeller Center, to be the principal architect for the Plaza. Construction began in 1965 and was completed in 1978. Since its completion, The Empire State Plaza has become a cultural center for thousands of visitors each year. From the New York State Capitol to the New York State Museum, the Empire State Plaza is full of things to do. Special events include festivals, concerts, and tours are just some of the things to do at the Empire State Plaza
Be sure to visit the concourse, "the underground city", a quarter-mile stretch of shops, cafeterias, and a world-class abstract art collection with major works by Alexander Calder, Helen Frankenthaler, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko and dozens of famous contemporary artists.
For any additional information concerning the Plaza, contact the Plaza Visitor Center at (518) 474-2418. The Plaza Visitor Center is located off the main concourse, near The Egg and Convention Center. Visitor assistants and Plaza Ambassadors also staff information booths on the north and south end of the concourse.

Capital Concert Series: Legendary Sons Night

  • June 29, 2016
  • Location: Empire State Plaza
  • Address: Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12242

The only son of country legends Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, Shooter Jennings spent his childhood on a tour bus. Jennings has worn many hats thro... View Details

Farmers Market

  • May 04, 2016 - October 28, 2016
  • Location: Empire State Plaza
  • Address: Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12242
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Friday

The New York State Office of General Services (OGS) is host to a year-round Farmers’ Market program. Farmers’ Markets are a great way to... View Details

NYS Holiday Tree Lighting

  • December 04, 2016
  • Location: Empire State Plaza
  • Address: Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12242

The Empire State Plaza becomes a winter playground for the whole family including live music, ice skating, visits with Santa, a holiday marketplace,... View Details

4th of July Celebration Fireworks

  • July 04, 2016
  • Location: Empire State Plaza
  • Address: Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12242

4th of July Celebration, Empire State Plaza FIREWORKS 9:15PM  Price Chopper and Market 32 has presented this Albany tradition sinc... View Details

Saved by the 90s

  • July 04, 2016
  • Location: Empire State Plaza
  • Address: Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12242

4th of July Celebration, Empire State Plaza SAVED BY THE 90'S 5:45PM  Saved by the 90's the ultimate 90's triute band will be perf... View Details

The Boogie Wonder Band

  • July 04, 2016
  • Location: Empire State Plaza
  • Address: Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12242

4th of July Celebration, Empire State Plaza THE BOOGIE WONDER BAND 8:00PM  The July 4 festivities will include a special performan... View Details

The Primetime Band

  • July 04, 2016
  • Location: Empire State Plaza
  • Address: Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12242

4th of July Celebration, Empire State Plaza THE PRIMETIME BAND 4:00PM  The Primetime Band will kick off the 4th of July Celebratio... View Details

Learn to Report Invasive Species with Your Smartphone!

  • July 13, 2016
  • Address: Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12242

Come by the weekly Wednesday Empire State Plaza farmer's market during ISAW for invasive species information and an informal iMap training session wit... View Details

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