Albany in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Boats and Music
Although different in style, both buildings were intended to facilitate lake-related pastimes such as boating, fishing, and ice skating. The original structure housed a bandstand in its open central tower; today's tile-vaulted bandstand is located on the north side of the structure, facing a terraced hillside.
Conservancy exhibit at the Lakehouse or
made possible by a grant from the Bender Family Foundation
Erected by Washington Park Conservancy and the Bender Family Foundation.
Location. 42° 39.387′ N, 73° 46.383′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albany NY 12203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington Park (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Origins of the Albany Tulip Festival (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle of Henry Johnson (approx. ¼ mile away); Parading and Promenading (approx. 0.3 miles away); Albany Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); "The Elms" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Townsend Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
Also see . . .
1. About Washington Park. Washington Park is an “Olmstedian” park, incorporating many of the philosophical ideals used by Frederick Law Olmsted when he designed New York City’s Central Park. Notable Park features include the Lake House, footbridge, and various monuments. (Submitted on January 8, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Washington Park Lakehouse. This Spanish Revival structure with outdoor stage was designed by Albany architect J. Russell White. The interiors are elaborately (Submitted on January 8, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 8, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 8, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.