89 Lexington Avenue
Albany, NY 12206
office| 518-465-0876
fax | 518-463-2704
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Walkabout Wednesdays
Walking Tours every Third Wednesday of the Month
May - September
All Tours begin at 5:30 p.m. & Reservations are Required
$5 HAF Members/$10 General Public
Reserve your spot by calling (518)465-0876, ext. 13 or info@historic-albany.org.

Wednesday, May 20
Industrial Downtown

Meet at the corner of Broadway & N. Ferry
From a piano factory to Nipper, from a Silk City Diner to a utilitarian warehouse with Italian Renaissance flourishes designed by Marcus T. Reynolds, from the longest-surviving iron and steel company in Albany to an automobile-age International Harvester truck showroom, join us for a tour of industrial buildings in the area that separates downtown Albany from the North Albany neighborhood.

Wednesday, June 17
Residential State Street

Meet at the corner of State Street & Englewood Place
Join us on this tour of one of the most beautiful streets in downtown Albany. Residential State Street and its vicinity is one of Albany's most outstanding areas of historical and architectural significance. Most of the buildings included in this tour are listed on the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Washington Park Historic District or have been approved for nomination to it as part of the Center Square Historic District.

Wednesday, July 15
Mansion Neighborhood

Meet at Bleecker Park (Between Madison Place & Madison Ave)
The neighborhood west of the former Pastures, now known as the Mansion neighborhood, began its journey as a large open space with a bunch of estates to the dense and urban neighborhood that it is today. It's now one of the oldest neighborhoods in Albany, and boasts a ton of architectural and historical character.

Wednesday, August 19
Winchester Gables

Meeting Location TBD
Winchester Gables is a block in Pine Hills of Spanish-style bungalows built by Dan H. Winchester in the 1920's. Join us as we walk around these incredibly unique buildings and learn about the fascinating social and architectural history surrounding their construction.