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Mansion Neighborhood in Albany NY

Historic Mansion Neighborhood in Albany NYInterested in living in Albany? Consider Mansion Neighborhood, a historic area of Albany NY peppered with historic homes, city parks, and local businesses - minutes from the downtown business district.

Living in Albany's Mansion Neighborhood, you can easily walk to downtown restaurants, Albany shopping, and entertainment venues like The Times Union Center, Palace Theatre and Empire State Plaza!

The Mansion Neighborhood can be found alongside the Empire State Plaza, located just south of Albany's business district. The close proximity to many businesses makes it possible for many Mansion residents to walk to work. CDTA bus routes connect the neighborhood to other Albany districts. Rensselaer Amtrak Station, Greyhound bus stations and the New York State Thruway are also all close by.

Mansion Neighborhood Real Estate

Apartments, rental units, condominiums and single family homes are all found in this historic Albany neighborhood. Affordable pricing has allowed a diverse array of people from all economic backgrounds to call the Mansion District home. Residents that live there now tout a strong sense of community and enjoy the village atmosphere the neighborhood provides. Commercial buildings are also available and older once-abandoned structures like St. Anthony's Church are being given a new life.


Walk through the Mansion Neighborhood district and you will discover Gothic Revival, Italianate row houses, Greek Revival styles and other major 19th Century architectural styles. In fact, the in-tact historic architecture helped designate the district as a Historic District in New York State. This Albany neighborhood is even listed on the National Register of Historic Places!

Neighborhood Schools

The Free School is located at 8 Elm Street and the public Montessori Magnet School is located at 75 Park Avenue.

For more information, visit the Mansion Neighborhood website.

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