List of tallest buildings in Albany, New York

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Skyline of Albany

The city of Albany, New York is the site of 56 high-rises, 19 of which stand taller than 150 ft (46 m). The tallest building in the city is the 44-story Erastus Corning Tower, which is 589 ft (180 m) tall. Completed in 1966, it is the tallest building in the U.S. state of New York outside of the city of New York.[1] The second-tallest building is the Alfred E. Smith State Office Building, which stands 387 ft (118 m).[2] Four buildings tie for third tallest in Albany at 310 ft (94 m), all of which belong to the Empire State Plaza.[3]

A picture of the Albany skyline in the afternoon.
Panorama of Albany from across the Hudson River

Tallest buildings[edit]

Rank Name Image Height Floors Use Built
1 Erastus Corning Tower
Erastus Corning II Tower
590 ft 44 Governmental office 1966
2 Alfred E. Smith State Office Building
Alfred E Smith Building Albany, NY
388 ft 34 Governmental office 1930
T3 1, 2, 3, and 4 Empire State Plaza
Agency Buildings Albany, NY
310 ft 23 Governmental office 1973
7= Eastman Tower
Eastman Tower
286 ft 22 Dormitory 1967
7= Livingston Tower
Livingston Tower
286 ft 22 Dormitory 1965
7= Stuyvesant Tower 286 ft 22 Dormitory 1964
8 Home Savings Bank Building
Home Savings Bank Albany, NY
276 ft 19 Commercial office 1927
9= NYS Comptrollers Headquarters
NYS Comptrollers Headquarters
270 ft 15 Governmental office 2001
9= One Commerce Plaza
One Commerce Plaza
270 ft 20 Commercial office 1971
11 100 State Street
100 State Street
265 ft 11 Commercial office 1903
12 Capitol Green Apartments
Capitol Green Apartments
260 ft 23 Apartment Building 1973
13 40 North Pearl Street
40 North Pearl Street
255 ft 16 Commercial office 1976
14 69 State Street
69 State Street
250 ft 16 Commercial office 1927
15 NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation
NYS DEC Headquarters
225 ft 13 Governmental office 2001
16 New York State Capitol
NYS Capitol
220 ft 5 Capitol 1899
17 90 State Street
90 State Street
212 ft 14 Commercial office 1930
18= Cathedral of All Saints
Cathedral of All Saints
210 ft 1 Church 1888
18= Albany City Hall
Albany, NY City Hall
210 ft 11 City Hall 1883

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Erastus Corning Tower". Emporis GmbH. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Alfred E. Smith State Office Building". Emporis GmbH. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Albany's tallest buildings - Top 20". Emporis GmbH. Retrieved 13 March 2012.