We had been travelling for a couple of hours when we came to Albany, New York. As the state capital there are a number of interesting buildings in the government section – including the capital itself.
Just across a green space from the state capital is an older, art deco looking office building, the Alfred Smith Government Building – completed in 1930.
The Department of Education Building lines another side of the park.
This however ends any of the classic looking buildings – the rest are in the brutalist style of the 1960s and 1970s.
The Empire State Plaza is lined with them.
The Egg – A performing arts venue.
One of the fountains was drained for repairs – giving it an interesting look.
The view from the museum steps gives an interesting mix of architectures.
The State Museum of New York.
Whose arches frame the capital at the other end of the plaza.
Nearby is either a) a sculpture garden b) a workout park – not sure.
A final view of the plaza.