Had to share one last picture of FDR in Albany. (He spent more time getting his picture taken in the capital city than his cousin did.) This one from the National Archives and Records Administration, features Franklin, Eleanor, and unnamed Democratic Party workers. Safe to assume this is from the vicinity of 1929 or 1930, though no idea where. It could have been any of Albany’s grand hotels, at a time when they were grand indeed.
The plans of 1925 that would have created an entire complex of buildings around the State Capitol didn’t move forward […]
Before we were interrupted by the things that life puts in our way, we were focusing on the plans that […]
Hoxsie’s just gonna leave this relic of the pre-Craiglist days here.
As we noted (see the previous several entries), a whole bunch of buildings with some very venerable businesses were pushed […]
Here’s the full view of much of the block of Washington Avenue that existed just west of the Capitol, running […]
When we talked about the former Hotel Borthwick the other day, we skipped over talking about another venerable business that […]