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of the first neighborhoods in Albany, the neighborhood’s rich past is
illustrated in the spires of Saint Joseph’s Church, historic structures, and
Ten Broeck Mansion. A diverse neighborhood enjoys parks, and a location
adjacent to downtown and commercial offerings of Henry Johnson Boulevard.
Beverwyck Neighborhood area is primarily a residential area serving a large and
diverse group of people. While we do have a variety of small businesses
operating on the periphery of our boundaries, our neighborhood is primarily
comprised of long-standing homeowners, new home-owners, renters and students of
the College of St. Rose and the State University at Albany. Our goal is to
integrate the diversity of our neighborhood into an area which demonstrates the
kind of quality of life that is attractive to potential new residents.
Featuring quiet interior streets just steps away from the bustle of Central and
Western Avenues, the neighborhood is also home to Albany Youth Soccer and the
well utilized Beverwyck Park. Schools, homes and a few brick paved street reflect the history of the city.
Residents enjoy the hiking path, ducks and geese at its
centerpiece pond as well as easy walking distance to local amenities on New
Scotland and Western Avenues. Homes are primarily single family and
located on tree-lined streets, some with medians.
So named for its proximity
to the SUNY Albany campus, this quiet neighborhood features predominantly
single-family homes and easy access to the many local services on Western
Located in the heart of Albany directly adjacent to downtown, the neighborhood features a diverse mix of residents, Lark Street unique shops and galleries, and restored historic homes. Please visit the Center Square Neighborhood Association website:www.centersquare.org
A vibrant and eclectic
community, Delaware Avenue features a movie theater, restaurants and bistros
and many local services. Normanskill Farm and the Hackett Bike trail are two
prized amenities for neighborhood residents. Please visit the Delaware
Neighborhood Association website: www.delawareneighborhood.com
Tucked away in the
westernmost part of the City, the neighborhood has a distinctly suburban
feel. Minutes away are a major shopping center and many large commercial
The Eagle Hill Neighborhood of Albany, NY is a multi-generational, multi-cultural, and ethnically diverse neighborhood, where people take pride in their homes and their property. This is a close-knit neighborhood where people put down roots, with some families having lived here for generations. Please visit the Eagle Hill Neighborhood Association website: http://sites.google.com/site/eaglehillnaalbany/home
Please visit the Helderberg Neighborhood Association
The Albany’s Hudson/ Park is
known for its convenience, cultural diversity and neighborly interaction. These
characteristics stand out in this area and are the main reason why residents
are attracted to this neighborhood. It is located between Washington Park , Lincoln Park and the Empire State Plaza. Please visit the website at www.hudsonpark.org.
Empire State Plaza as a backdrop, the neighborhood features historic Victorian
row houses, some of the City’s most popular, distinctive restaurants, a diverse
artistic community and a quick walk to all that downtown offers. Please visit
the Mansion Neighborhood Association website: www.mansionneighborhood.org
New Albany / New Scotland /
Tree lined streets,
sidewalks, tight knit community, and local services such as a hospital,
specialty and retail shops and the Capital Hills Golf Course are a few of many
attractions to the neighborhood.
Deriving its name from
Norman’s Creek, Normanskill is a residential community tucked away from the
hustle and bustle of the City. Large lawns, trees and location right off of New
Scotland Avenue area few of many amenities of the neighborhood.
North Albany / Shaker Park
A tight knit community with
an Irish past, the neighborhood enjoys a golf course, Sacred Heart Park,
Hackett Park, and will soon host a brand new YMCA facility. Housing styles are
typically a mixture of single family and duplexes.
Tucked between the growing
University Heights and Washington Park, Park South features a mix of housing
styles. Located close to services on New Scotland Avenue and downtown, getting
anywhere quickly is easy.
A distinct neighborhood
features mixed-use living where tennis courts, shops and courtyards are
interspersed among historic owner and tenant occupied historic homes. The
neighborhood is adjacent to downtown Albany and the waterfront.
Pine Hills is
a large, diverse, historic, and vibrant neighborhood. We have an exciting mix
of families, homeowners, and college students with lots of things to see and
do. Pine Hills Neighborhood Association (PHNA) is among the largest and oldest
in Albany. Pine Hills is bordered by Washington
Ave to the North; Lake Ave to the East; Woodlawn & Cortland to the South;
and Manning Boulevard to the West. A movie theater, children’s theater,
major grocery store, library, post office, Montessori and Pine Hills Elementary Schools, and
pleasant architecture make the vibrant neighborhood of Pine Hills a distinct
community within the city. Please
visit the Pine Hills Neighborhood Association website: www.PineHillsNA.org
The South End is present in
historic preserved brick row houses and Schuyler and Cherry Mansion, as well as
newly reconstructed South Pearl Street and other new construction. Lincoln Park
features the large scale Lincoln Pool, tennis courts and recreational space. Please visit the South End Neighborhood Association website: www.southendna.blogspot.com
For more information on the Lincoln Park Neighborhood Association, please contact the Association's President, Mr. Dan Van Riper, at 434-1954.
quiet residential neighborhood with tree lined streets and well maintained
properties, the neighborhood offers much to families and those looking for a
peaceful place to live close to recreation and commercial amenities.
Please visit the Washington Park Neighborhood
Association website: www.wpneighbors.org
Washington Square Neighborhood Association
Washington Square Neighborhood Association (WSNA) is located in Mid-Town Albany and covers the area west of Henry Johnson Blvd to Quail Street and north of Washington Park to Bradford Street. Located within the WSNA are the YMCA, the old SUNYA campus, numerous houses of worship and Albany Fire Department Engine 1. We are a diverse community that mirrors the City of Albany population and we work on cleanliness, safety and other quality of life issues for our residents, visitors and those who work here. Our meetings are generally held on the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm at the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany at 405 Washington Avenue.
Historic Architecture, the largest nature preserve in the
City, ice skating rinks and parks all contribute to the unique character of
The Council of Albany Neighborhood Associations, commonly known as the
"CANA," is a nonpartisan federation of neighborhoods associations and
related organizations that was founded in 1976. CANA is a federation of
neighborhood associations, which have joined together to deal with broad issues
that affect the quality of living in Albany. Please visit their website at www.councilalbanyna.tripod.com