Albany

Crummey Baker

Michael Crummey was a successful bread, pie and cake baker with two locations: Beaver Street at the corner of Lodge (is it possible this building still stands?) and 60 North Pearl, at the corner of Columbia. He made hot rolls every morning, and tea biscuits every afternoon. Not to mention le pain Français every day. …

The Ten Eyck Hotel

Where were all those dapper folks from 1908 we looked at yesterday hanging about? The Ten Eyck Hotel, corner of State and Chapel. To its right is the Tweddle Building, the second version of a landmark built by John Tweddle at the Elm Tree Corner, northwest corner of State and Pearl.  The lovely structure across …

The Ten Eyck

Albany’s grandest of grand hotels in the early 20th century was  The Ten Eyck, located pretty much where the Hotel Albany (originally and once again a Hilton) is located on State Street, just above the Elm Tree Corner and Tweddle Hall. It was on the corner of Chapel, which then went through all the way …