Cultural Education Center

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Cultural Education Center
General information
Architectural style Modern
Town or city Albany, New York
Country United States
Coordinates 42°38′54″N 73°45′43″W / 42.648311°N 73.761848°W / 42.648311; -73.761848Coordinates: 42°38′54″N 73°45′43″W / 42.648311°N 73.761848°W / 42.648311; -73.761848
Completed 1961
Design and construction
Architect Wallace Harrison and Max Abramovitz

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).