Lark Street Plaque Commemorates Justice Jackson

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City officials, Albany Law School administrators and others unveiled a historic plaque dedicated to U.S. Supreme Court Justice and Nuremberg prosecutor Robert H. Jackson, Class of 1912, at 267 Lark St., currently home to the Amazing Wok Chinese restaurant, where he lived as an Albany Law School student in 1911 and 1912.

The new plaque is part of a year-long centennnial celebration recognizing Jackson's time at Albany Law School.

​The unveiling, which took place on Sept. 13, included:

City of Albany Mayor Gerald D. Jennings

Albany Law School President & Dean Penelope (Penny) Andrews

St. John’s University School of Law Professor and noted Jackson scholar John Q. Barrett

Historic Albany Foundation Executive Director Susan Holland

Amazing Wok Proprietor Danny Yeung

The plaque hangs above the entrance way to the building apartments where Jackson lived above the current Amazing Wok restaurant.

Pictured above, St. John's professor and Jackson Scholar Robert Barrett speaks to high school students from across the Capital Region at the unveiling.