Attractions Close to Albany Rentals at Harmony Lofts
Living in the Lofts at Harmony Mills will put you close to many of the attractions that make Albany so appealing. Shopping, museums, politics and parks are some of what make Albany a unique place to live and work.
Times Union Center – The Times Union Center is a premier sports and entertainment complex in Albany, NY and brings a variety of exciting events to the area. It is home to the AHL’s Albany Devils and the Siena Saints MAAC basketball team.
Empire State Plaza – Centrally located in downtown Albany, the Empire State Plaza is a 98 acre complex comprised of state government buildings and convention centers. Here you will enjoy shops, parks, events, fountains and theaters.
New York State Museum – Science, education, art exhibits, and programs for all ages.
Colonie Center Mall – Colonie center is a shopping destination in Albany, NY. With all the top retail stores in the area it is a place where you can enjoy shopping with your family and friends.
The Egg – Center for Performing Arts located in the Empire State Plaza, and celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2013-2014.
John Boyd Thacher State Park – This park has volleyball courts, playgrounds, ball fields and numerous picnic areas. Programs are offered year-round, including guided tours of the famous Indian Ladder Trail. In addition, there are miles of trails for summer hiking and mountain biking, and winter cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, and snowmobiling.
Palace Theater – This theater was built in 1931 and boasts being the sole survivor of this period of entertainment. Continuing to make history, the Palace Theater brings popular acts and cultural events to Upstate NY.
New York State Capitol – The Capitol building, located in the capital city of New York State, houses the NYS Legislature. This building was completed in 1899 and cost $25 million.
USS Slater – The Destroyer Escorts battled Nazi U-boats on the North Atlantic during World War II. She has been restored and now offers tours from April through November.
Institutions of Education – Include University of Albany, The College of Saint Rose, Sage College of Albany, Bethlehem Central Senior High School, Shaker High School, Guilderland High School, Colonie Central High School, Cohoes High School, Albany High School
Washington Avenue Armory – Sports and Convention Arena
Albany International Airport – Conveniently located for travel within the US and abroad.
Albany Medical Center