April events with Historic Albany Foundation

Saturday, March 28
A Moveable Feast
5:00 – 10:00 p.m. // Formal Invitation & Details to Come
Historic Albany’s signature event celebrating historic architecture, fabulous food, and beautiful homes.

Wednesday, April 22
Walking Tour: Lustrons
5:30 p.m. // Meet at Eight Jermain Street
$5 Members // $10 General Public
Lustron houses were used to provide inexpensive housing for veterans returning home from World War II. Walk along this row of prefabricated homes and learn about their unique history and construction. The row that you’ll see on Jermain Street is the largest group of Lustrons in New York State still intact today.

Saturday, April 25
Walking Tour: Avian Haunts
8:00 a.m. // Meet at the Intersection of Englewood Place & State Street
Join the Audubon Society of the Capital Region and the Washington Park Conservancy in Washington Park for a special “Birding and History Walk” of Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Bring your binoculars! This walk’s Albany Birder, Tristan Lowery, will help our group track down urban migrating and resident Avians of Albany’s premiere park, while Dr. John Pipkin of the Washington Park Conservancy (a birder himself) will elegantly fill in some intriguing history surrounding Washington Park Haunts. This event is co-sponsored by Historic Albany Foundation, Washington Park Conservancy, & Audubon Society of the Capital Region.

Space is limited and reservations are required. RSVP by contacting Nicki at info@historic-albany.org or (518)465-0876, ext. 10.

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