The Cultural Education Center is attached to the south side of the Empire State Plaza in Albany, New York, United States. Specifically located on Madison Avenue, it faces northward towards the New York State Capitol building. Construction of the building, which was designed in the Brutalist style, was completed in 1961.
The eleven story, 1.5 million square foot (135,000 m³) building houses the main offices of New York State Office of Cultural Education (part of the New York State Education Department), which includes the New York State Museum (Floors 1-4), the New York State Archives (Floor 9), and the New York State Library (Floors 5-8 and 11).
Another view of the Cultural Education Center
Details of New York State Museum, Albany.