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Historic Albany Foundation

Preservation Pioneers

by Ann Morrow May 22, 2014

  In a perfect convergence of event, venue, and organizations, on Friday (May 16), Historic Albany Foundation celebrated its 40th anniversary and Merit Awards ceremony at the Barn & Stage in Arbor Hill. Part of the ...

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Fit for the Bard

by Ann Morrow June 28, 2013

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  Shakespeare would’ve loved these houses. The Elizabethan playwright with a flair for the fantastical would undoubtedly have recognized their style as from his own time, but also, it’s easy to imagine, he would’ve been charmed ...

You’re Goin’ Down

by Erin Pihlaja May 8, 2013

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  How long does it take to demo a 19th-century building? Better question: How long to take down seven of them? Before 10 AM on Monday (May 6) an Albany-based demolition company, DiTonno & Sons, set ...

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Religious Conversion

by Ann Morrow August 30, 2012

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St. Bridget’s church in Watervliet has two towering stained-glass windows on either side of the sanctuary. These beautiful portraits of the church’s namesake saint and the holy mother gaze serenely toward the sanctuary, as though ...

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Rehabbing the Neighborhood

by Darryl McGrath January 26, 2012

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The first thing you notice inside 95 Trinity Place is the light. An abundance of natural light flooding into a late-18th-century factory building is a suprise, considering that the first people who worked here had been ...