Comfort Inn & Suites
99 Miller Road
East Greenbush, NY 12033
Phone: (518) 479-3217
Fax: (518) 479-3167
99 Miller Road, East Greenbush, NY, US, 12033
- Phone: (518) 479-3217
- Fax: (518) 479-3167
The USS Slater is a World War II destroyer that is comfortably docked on the Hudson River. Visitors can board the ship, which is the only restored destroyer escort afloat in the USA. Explore where and how sailors lived and check out every corner of this ship with one of the amazingly informative guided tours. The ship is only open from April to November.
Today, it is home to the headquarters of the State University of New York (SUNY) College system, but the Delaware & Hudson Building (most commonly referred to as the D&H Building) and the Albany Evening Journal Building were originally a Gothic-designed railroad building and newspaper headquarters. The structure features many peculiar details, such as an eight-foot replica of Henry Hudson's ship, a replica of Michelangelo's Duke of Urbino and the coat-of-arms of many of New York's illustrious history makers. The exterior of the building is quite impressive with its Gothic spires, archways and curious stone emblems.
This restored 18th century Georgian-style brick mansion, built on a bluff overlooking the Hudson River, was the home of Revolutionary War General and U.S. Senator Philip J. Schuyler. The wedding of his daughter, Elizabeth, to Alexander Hamilton took place here in 1780. Other guests have included George Washington and Marquis de Lafayette. Exhibitions and programs are held year round.
The Hudson River Way is a modern day bridge built in 2002 and connects the Broadway in downtown to the Corning preserve on the Hudson riverbank. The length of the bridge is 650 feet and was exclusively made for pedestrians and cyclists to for an easy access to the other side of the Interstate 787. A walk on the bridge would take you though the murals of still life that were created on the concrete lamp-posts of the bridge. This award winning art collection was expertly crafted for more than 2 years by the Albany Mural Limited and are based on number of archaeological artifacts that were recovered from the area.
The 66-acre (27-hectare) block is replete with tall commercial building and small houses alike. The development of Albany reflects through its outstanding examples of 19th and 20th Century architecture. Some of the iconic landmarks include the Delaware and Hudson Railroad Company Building, and St. Mary's Church.
The St. Peter's Episcopal Church is a historic church located in Albany, New York. The church was first established in 1715, the current structure, built in 1859 is the third one built on the same property. The present church was designed by famed architect Richard Upjohn in the French Gothic Revival style and features elaborately designed interiors and exteriors. The site is a National Historic Landmark.
This educational park area has something for everyone. There is a museum, orienation films, maps and a gift shop.
This museum is dedicated to history of this great Northeastern state through a wide variety of collections and exhibits that showcase it's cultural and natural history. The building is a marvel itself, finished in 1976, this futuristic, 11-story building contains information about almost every nook and cranny in the Empire State. Some of the highlights include the Herschell-Spillman Carousel, the Great Art Series and the Native Peoples of New York Hall. In addition to great exhibits, the museum also provides educational events and activities for school-aged children throughout the year.
If you are Downtown and just want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the government employees, try Hudson River Way and Riverfront Park. Go for a leisurely stroll, dock your boat, ride your bike, or relax in the 800-seat amphitheater. During the summer, enjoy the Alive at Five Thursday-evening concerts and in fall, the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival takes place here. Open since 2002, this park offers plenty of events, a pedestrian bridge, great views of the city and the Hudson plus a chance to get to know the businesses in the lower part of Downtown.
An official NASA 'Space Place', the Henry Hudson Planetarium at Quackenbush Square is located inside the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center. The center holds fun and informative astronomy programs aimed primarily at children, however the education is beneficial to all ages. The programs include a cosmology show and a star sighting above Albany; they are held every third Saturday of the month.
The Historic St. Mary's Church is a historic church located in Albany, New York. The church was built in 1867 by architects Charles C. Nichols and Frederick Brown using a mix of architectural styles such as Mannerist Gothic Revival and Italian Romanesque Revival for the interiors. The church has a rich history in architecture and is an important architectural masterpiece today, with all of its careful planning and intricate details. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.
This historic church features America's oldest pulpit, from 1642 and weathervane from 1656.