CampusAlbany Law School shares a 54-acre midtown campus with three other educational institutions and research facilities. Walkways and green spaces connect the school with The Sage Colleges, Albany Medical College and Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Together, the schools attract students from across the country and around the world whose diverse interests and backgrounds enrich the intellectual and social environment for all. Campus amenities include a fitness center, athletic fields, gymnasiums, an art gallery and bookstore.
Lark StreetThis eclectic area, marked by historic brownstones and cobblestone intersections, is where you will find cafes, nightclubs, ethnic restaurants, art galleries and one-of-a-kind shops. Lark Street is the backdrop for many events throughout the year, including Art on Lark and Larkfest.
Empire State PlazaThe Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza's distinct architecture carves Albany's skyline. Here you will find The Egg Performing Arts Center, the New York State Museum, the Justice Building and more. The Concourse, commonly referred to as Albany's "Underground City," connects all buildings in the Plaza and features food courts, retail shops and various works of art and sculpture.
ShoppingWhile Albany is known for its specialty shops, malls and shopping plazas such as Crossgates and Colonie Center dot the map along the major highways. Grocery stores, farmers' markets and gourmet emporiums are abundant. Stuyvesant Plaza offers an assortment of mainstream retailers and one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants. Outlet shopping in Lee, Mass., and Manchester, Vt., is just a short drive away.
Art, Culture & RecreationMuseums, galleries and performing arts centers bring a wide range of events to the Capital Region. The Times Union Center hosts large concerts and sporting events in the heart of downtown Albany. The acclaimed Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC), in addition to national rock concerts, hosts the Lake George Opera, the New York City Ballet, the Philadelphia Orchestra, a national two-day jazz festival and various lifestyle festivals.
Planes, Trains & AutomobilesAlbany serves as a gateway to metro areas such as New York City, Boston, Montreal and Philadelphia, as well as resort and ski areas in the nearby Catskill, Adirondack and Berkshire mountains. Albany and its surrounding counties, each with their own charm and flavor, are considered to be some of the most beautiful settings in New York state. Both the Amtrak train station and Albany International Airport are just a 10-minute drive from the law school.
Links to more information about Albany and the surrounding region:
Convention and Visitors Bureau Inc.
"I Love New York"
Current Albany Weather
Local TV News
All Over Albany
Capital District Transit Authority
Pine Hills Neighborhood Association
Local Event Links:
Albany's 1st FridayEvents @ The EggNYS Museum
Theater Shows TU