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Move to Tech Valley! Albany NY Capital Region Neighborhoods

The Albany / Tech Valley area is a fantastic place to live, work and play! Choosing among the many welcoming neighborhoods that comprise the Capital Region area can be challenging. Browse the Albany area communities below. Once you have narrowed your search, choose your favorite Albany Realtor or Relocation Service to help you find your new home! Check out our list of Albany neighborhoods before moving to the Albany area and view our Albany Neighboorhoods Map.

In Albany

The City of Albany offers a plethora of activity with the finest theatres, restaurants, shops and night clubs. In addition to the glitzy city lights, you'll find splendid natural beauty in quiet parks with small streams and duck ponds. So if you want to have it all, the City of Albany is the place to be!


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Arbor Hill
Live in Albany New York in the Arbor Hill Neighborhood. Be near downtown Lark Street and enjoy two historic districts!

Beverwyck
A residential neighborhood with quiet streets and the Albany Youth Soccess Program fields. Many sutdents from The College of Saint Rose and University of Albany live in this neighboorhood as well as homeowners.

Buckingham Lake
A single family home neighborhood with a beautiful hiking path and pond. Residents can easily walk to New Scotland and Western Avenue businesses

Center Square & Hudson/Park Neighborhood
So close to Lark Street, Washington Park and other Albany attractions, Center Square and Hudson/Park Neighborhoods are the perfect place for the younger crowd and spirited culture enthusiasts.

Delaware Area
From small shops and restaurants to residential homes and the unique Spectrum independent movie theatre, the Delaware Area Neighborhood is a charming community to visit or buy a home in Albany.

Eagle Hill
A multi-generational, multi-cultural suburban neighborhood of Albany. The neighborhood is adjacent to UAlbany and medical services, and is also home to the Harriman State Office Campus, many businesses, churches, and public transportation options.

Helderburg
The Sage Colleges Albany campus and St Peter's Hospital are both located within this neighborhood.

Krank Park
This neighborhood features a popular park used by many baseball teams throughout the city.

Mansion District
Enjoy a village atmosphere in downtown Albany when you live in the Mansion Neighborhood, a small, historic area located south of the downtown business district - just minutes from many of Albany's Hot Spots.

Melrose
This area is mostly residential homes and includes Rosemont Park. It runs from Brevator Street to Manning Blvd.

North Albany
With historic warehouses and row homes, North Albany is an important industrial neighborhood in Albany. Recently, many industry buildings are transforming into venues for music, arts, marketplaces, and other local landmarks.

Park South
Bordered by the southern end of Lark Street, Park South is located next to Washington Park. This neighborhood provides easy access to Downtown Albany.

Pine Hills
The historic neighborhood of Pine Hills is just minutes from the University of Albany and the College of St. Rose campuses and within walking distance of Deerfield and Washington Park. For more information, visit the Pine Hills Neighborhood Association.

South End
The Schuyler and CHerry mansion are both located in the South End as well as many historic brick homes. The Lincoln Park features the Lincoln Pool, tennis courts and other recreation fields.

Washington Park
Home of the annual Tulip Festival and Lights In The Park as well as many other popular events.

West Hill
This neighborhood has the largest nature preserve in the city as well as parks and an ice skating rink. It stretches along Central Avenue providing easy access to many Albany areas.

Neighborhoods Near Albany

Traveling 5 to 15 minutes from Albany, you'll find an array of charming suburban communities and business districts amidst beautiful rolling hills, lakes and rivers. Moving with a family? Each year, a local newspaper releases Capital Region school rankings to help you get a feel for the performance of different schools in the area.

Bethlehem
Rich in history with plenty of beauty, charm and contemporary businesses, the Town of Bethlehem’s 33,000 residents enjoy the finest school districts in the area.Bordering both the City of Albany and miles of Hudson River shoreline, this active community is accessible to every corner of the Capital Region, along with easy access to New York City, Boston and Montreal!

Colonie
The lively, bustling Town of Colonie is located within the Capital District area and offers a combination of urban excitement and residential appeal. Its close proximity to the city of Albany provides a dynamic environment that fosters rigorous and continued economic growth.

East Greenbush
The town of East Greenbush lies east of Albany, with the Hudson River bordering its southwestern edge. Originally an agricultural community, East Greenbush offers an attractive suburban setting with gently rolling hills and the scenic Taconic mountains to its north.

Guilderland
Located slightly north and west of the city of Albany, Guilderland is primarily a residential city that is home to approximately 34,000 residents. The area includes various retail, manufacturing, office and research facilities, as well as several nature preserves.

Latham
A few minutes north of Albany, you'll find Latham NY -- a relatively small business and residential district with its own shopping mall and countless restaurants and strip malls. Latham is known for its appealing suburban homes and good schools.

Loudonville
Upscale developments and small shopping centers make Loudonville NY an attractive place to settle down. The area is well kept and valued for its close proximity to great shopping and dining in nearby Latham and Colonie.

Niskayuna
Nestled in the northeast corner of Schenectady County, Niskayuna is a vibrant residential community just 15 miles north of the State Capital at Albany. It is conveniently located close to both I90 and I87. It is just nine miles from Albany International Airport and four miles from the Amtrak station in Schenectady.

Troy
The city of Troy is located on the east side of the Hudson River just north of Albany. Once a bustling manufacturing center within the garment industry, Troy is currently undergoing a vibrant revitalization! Historic architecture and a thriving waterfront have brought exciting restaurants, cultural attractions and unique shops to the area.

Waterford
Scenic Waterford NY, located just twelve miles north of Albany, is considered the Gateway to New York's Canals. The Hudson and Mohawk rivers merge here, and both the Erie Canal and the Champlain Canals begin in the Village of Waterford.

Before you move make sure to visit the great communities around Albany that comprise the Capital Region of New York. Take a few days to find the city or town that's right for you!

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