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Welcome to Downtown Albany

Rising above the Hudson River, downtown Albany has grown from a Dutch trading post into the Empire State's capital city. Walk among cobbled streets to discover some of America's earliest history, turn the corner to experience a Grammy award-winning symphony, a James Beard nominated restaurant, the newest urban residences, or the energy of today's smart cities technology. Whether day life or night life, downtown Albany is the good life.

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