City of Albany

Over the past four centuries, the city of Albany has grown from a small Dutch settlement into New York’s Capital City. Albany is known for fascinating architecture, an evolving culinary scene, world-class museums, a burgeoning craft beverage scene and much more. The city is comprised of multiple neighborhoods, each with its own unique vibe and atmosphere. From the Hudson Riverfront to the Empire State Plaza, there is always something exciting to discover in Albany. 

Discover the City of Albany

Must-See Sights at the Empire State Plaza

A trip to Albany would not be complete without seeing New York's grand Capitol Building and the More 

Discover Albany County: Albany

Albany County is full of discoveries. Explore natural wonders in the Helderberg Hilltowns. Dive into More 

10 Restaurants Within Walking Distance of Albany Capital Center

Planning an #ArtfulAlbany Day Trip or Weekend Getaway to see the Michelangelo - A Different View More 

10 Attractions Within Walking Distance of ParkAlbany's Quackenbush Garage

Parking in downtown Albany is a breeze thanks to ParkAlbany! Their Quackenbush Garage is More 

6 of Albany's Most Romantic Restaurants

Love is in the air! Whether you are planning a swoon-worthy proposal, celebrating your recent More 

10 Fun Facts about Albany's Washington Park

Washington Park is an urban oasis in the heart of the City of Albany. Treasured by locals and More 

More to Explore

Empire State Plaza Art Collection

5 Unexpected Places for a Walk in Albany County

Beyond scenic parks and preserves, Albany County boasts several unexpected places that are perfect More


Oldest, Biggest, Last Remaining... in Albany!

Since Albany is one of the country’s oldest cities (that’s right—older than Boston or NYC), it More

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4 Spots to Sip & Savor Murals in Albany

Art is everywhere in Albany! Admire a depiction of the city's historic past while enjoying a More

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Central Business Improvement District

Central Business Improvement District - Shop, Dine & Explore - Albany┬┤s Uptown-Central Avenue. Our Company Mission: To promote the... More 

Lark Street BID

WELCOME TO LARK STREET! Lark Street is the vibrant heart of Albany perfectly located in the center of our Capital city and just a... More 

Downtown Albany BID

The Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID) is an independent, not-for-profit organization established in 1996. The... More