Parking in downtown Albany is a breeze thanks to ParkAlbany! Their Quackenbush Garage is conveniently located on Orange Street between Broadway & Water Street. The parking garage is a 24/7 parking location, with hourly parking available from 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Monday through Friday plus special event pricing on select evenings and weekends (event rates can range from $5 to $25). The Quackenbush Garage is a short walk away from the excitement of downtown Albany! Scroll on for 10 attractions within walking distance of the Quackenbush Garage.
Bonus: Park where the art is! The Quackenbush Garage features two #CapitalWalls murals. On the southside, admire "Mix Tape" by Hellbent (pictured in photo header). On the northside, marvel at "Bluebirds" by artist Michael Conlin. Plus, don’t miss the half dozen additional murals located in the adjacent Quackenbush Parking Lot! The #CapitalWalls mural project is a collaboration between Albany Center Gallery, Albany Barn and ParkAlbany.
Quackenbush Square, Albany, NY 12207
3 minute walk
Quackenbush Square is footsteps away from the Quackenbush Garage. This area is brimming with history and plenty of charm. The Olde English Pub, housed in the second oldest building in Albany, is a go-to spot for dining out with friends. Raise a pint of craft beer at CH Evans Brewing at the Albany Pump Station, located within the original water pumping station for Albany Water Works. Dive into the stories of the contributions of the Irish people and their culture in America at the Irish American Heritage Museum. Pick up travel brochures and Albany souvenirs at the Discover Albany Visitors Center.
93 N Pearl St, Albany, NY 12207
4 minute walk
Located on North Pearl Street, Empire Live is a new performance venue in downtown Albany. Before a show, park at the Quackenbush Garage for a 4 minute walk to the venue. Empire Live has a robust calendar of upcoming shows. There is something for everyone, from indie-rock, to metal bands, to local musicians.
The Hollow Bar + Kitchen
79 N Pearl St, Albany, NY 12207
4 minute walk
Located in the heart of downtown Albany, The Hollow Bar + Kitchen is a triple threat. It is a 4-star restaurant, popular craft beer bar and an awarded live music venue. The Hollow's menu features seasonal dishes crafted with farm-fresh ingredients. Plus, many of the offerings are vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free. The Hollow is a 4 minute walk from the Quackenbush Garage.
19 Clinton Ave, Albany, NY 12207
5 minute walk
The historic Palace Theatre is one block from the Quackenbush Garage. It is a landmark performing arts venue in downtown Albany that recently celebrated its 90th anniversary. Built in 1931, the stunning theater is on the National Register of Historic Places. Throughout the year, the venue hosts popular musical acts, cultural events, classic movies and more.
Yono's & dp An American Brasserie
25 Chapel St, Albany, NY 12210
5 minute walk
Sister restaurants Yono's and dp An American Brasserie pack big flavors. Yono's Founder Chef Yono Purnomo crafted a menu featuring his own signature blend of contemporary American fare with Indonesian influence. The menu features dishes comprised of seasonal, farm fresh ingredients from Upstate New York and beyond. It is Albany's go-to spot for world-class fine dining. dp An American Brasserie, Dominick Purnomo's signature restaurant, has a more casual atmosphere. The eatery serves up classic French brasserie staples and contemporary American cuisine. It also boasts one of the longest lists of wines by the glass in the region. Yono's and dp's are a 5 minute walk from the Quackenbush Garage.
McGeary's Irish Pub
4 Clinton Square, Albany, NY 12207
5 minute walk
McGeary's Irish Pub is up the street from the Quackenbush Garage. The locally-owned pub, known for its friendly atmosphere, is a neighborhood favorite. Stop in to grab a burger, sandwich, soup, salad and more. The pub also shakes up a wide variety of cocktails and offers an extensive beer list on tap, bottles and cans.
Albany Center Gallery
488 Broadway #107, Albany, NY 12207
6 minute walk
Park at the Quackenbush Garage to visit Albany Center Gallery. For over 40 years, the art gallery has promoted contemporary visual art produced by artists living within a 100-mile radius of Albany. The downtown art gallery has rotating exhibits by regional artists with the goal of creating accessible art for everyone. Pop in to admire work by local artists!
The Kenmore Ballroom
76 N Pearl St, Albany, NY 12207
6 minute walk
Attending a wedding, fundraiser or special event at The Kenmore Ballroom? Park at the Quackenbush Garage for easy access to the venue. It is a quick 6 minute walk from the parking garage to this stunning downtown Albany wedding and event venue.
Albany Distilling Co's Bar & Bottle Shop
75 Livingston Ave, Albany, NY 12207
9 minute walk
Before meeting up with friends at the ADCo Bar & Bottle Shop, park in the Quackenbush Garage. Housed in a renovated 19th-century Nabisco factory, the bar is a 9 minute walk from the parking garage. Cheers with handcrafted cocktails made with small-batch craft spirits from Albany Distilling. In the summer, take advantage of the massive outdoor patio complete with twinkle lights and exposed brick walls.
Photo provided by Capital Repertory Theatre
Capital Repertory Theatre
251 N Pearl St, Albany, NY 12207
11 minute walk
Capital Repertory Theatre's (theREP) new home at 251 North Pearl Street is an 11 minute walk from the Quackenbush Garage. Housed in a building built by the National Biscuit Company in the late 1890s, longtime fans and first-timers will enjoy watching a performance in the new space. The inaugural season at theREP’s new theater kicks off on January 28 with Fly. The season includes performances of The True, The Wizard of Oz, Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, and Jersey Boys.