Before the Empire State Plaza, 98 Acres Project

New York State appropriated 98 acres in the heart of Albany.  In the place of the many home and businesses in these 40 city blocks seized by the state, a massive modern office complex, the Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza, would arise. The city hasn’t been the same.   Map of Tales

Mohawk Towpath Byway

The Mohawk Towpath Byway tracks the the historic route of the Erie Canal between Schenectady and Waterford/Cohoes. Map of Tales

Columbia Turnpike

HEAR all about the 26 historic spots on the original path of the Columbia Turnpike