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Snapshots

  1. Dedications

    Snapshot Title: Dedications
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Empire State Plaza Albany NY
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    The plaque reads "Dedicated to the People of New York November 21, 1973 Nelson A Rockefeller Governor" As you can see, there is some snow obscuring the writing. The plaque also lists the names and off...



  2. Tourists

    Snapshot Title: Tourists
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Empire State Plaza Albany NY
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    There are thousands of people working in the buildings around this plaza, so these folks may not be tourists, but the camera suggests that at least one of these folks is a visitor.



  3. Lights

    Snapshot Title: Lights
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Empire State Plaza Albany NY
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    From the size of these, it looks like The Empire State Plaza is well-lit at night.



  4. Communication

    Snapshot Title: Communication
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Empire State Plaza Albany NY
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    An array of dishes and antennae.



  5. art

    Snapshot Title: art
    Taken by: mr_skulls

    Image: Empire State Plaza Albany NY
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

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  6. The New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial

    Snapshot Title: The New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Empire State Plaza Albany NY
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    This is certainly not the best view of this memorial, which is located north of the Egg



  7. The telephone company

    Snapshot Title: The telephone company
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Empire State Plaza Albany NY
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    This building at 158 State Street was one of the few structures that remained standing with the construction of the Empire State Plaza.



  8. The Agency Buildings

    Snapshot Title: The Agency Buildings
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Empire State Plaza Albany NY
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Each of these 4 buildings is 23 stories high. With the Corning tower, they dominate the Albany skyline.



  9. Ice Skating RInk

    Snapshot Title: Ice Skating RInk
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Empire State Plaza Albany NY
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    They tell me that the skating is free!



  10. Spinning Needle Art

    Snapshot Title: Spinning Needle Art
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Empire State Plaza Albany NY
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    A subtle piece of modern art with 2 moving arms.



  11. The Mayor Erastus Corning 2nd Tower

    Snapshot Title: The Mayor Erastus Corning 2nd Tower
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Empire State Plaza Albany NY
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    This 42 story skyscraper was named after the gentleman who held the office of Mayor of Albany for 42 years. It is the tallest building in Albany, and the observation deck on the 42nd floor affords vie...



  12. The New York State Museum

    Snapshot Title: The New York State Museum
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Empire State Plaza Albany NY
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Climb these steps to explore permanent and temporary exhibits that are relevant to the Empire State. When you get done checking out such gems as the fire engines, minerals, fossils and the Adirondack...



  13. The Egg

    Snapshot Title: The Egg
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Empire State Plaza Albany NY
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    This unique building houses The Center for the Performing Arts. There are actually 2 theaters within this dome: The Kitty Carlisle Hart Theater and the Lewis A Swyer Theater. You can attend a live pe...