“The Brothers: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in Albany”

Date:               Monday, January 19, 2015

Time:               2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Location:        King’s Place Gallery

29 North Swan Street

Albany, New York 12210

The Albany County Historical Association presents…

Exhibit Opening: “The Brothers: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in Albany”

The Mid-1960’s was a time of turbulence and triumph that challenged the social consciousness of America. As we consider the 50th year Anniversaries of important milestones of the Civil Rights Movement of that period, including the March on Washington, The Civil Rights Act, the Voting Rights Act, the War on Poverty…and remember “Selma”…the question is asked what was Albany doing?  This exhibit offers a glimpse.

Documentary screening (19 minutes); Light Refreshments


  • Kathy Sheehan, Mayor City of Albany
  • Brian Keough, Chair, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University at Albany
  • Members of the Brothers: Earl Thorpe, Purcell McDowell
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2014 Holiday Party December 10th


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Pearl Palozza 2014

Peal Palozza is set for Saturday September 13th!  Check out more information at All Over Albanypearl_palooza_crowd_phantogram_2012-thumb-525x394-11885


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The Tempest


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Nearby: Antiques

Welcome to the antique installment of Nearby!  Silver Fox Salvage’s warehouse is located in the warehouse district, a few blocks from the triangle.  Taking a trip to Silver Fox is a great way to find incredible salvaged material for your home.  They have everything from antique lights to fireplaces and moldings.  It is a must stop for anyone looking for antiques.  While it is walkable you may want to drive, just incase you find something real good that you can’t carry!

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Street Traffic Pattern Changes

Traffic Advisory – Traffic Pattern Changes in the City of Albany

On Wednesday June 11, 2014 at 9:00 a.m., the following roadways will have traffic pattern changes:

North Swan Street between Clinton Avenue and Livingston Avenue will be converted from a ONE WAY street northbound to a TWO WAY street.

TenBroeck Place between TenBroeck Street and North Swan Street will be switched from a ONE WAY westbound to a ONE WAY eastbound.

Hall Place between TenBroeck Street and Second Street will be switched from a ONE WAY southbound to a ONE WAY northbound.

Traffic Engineering crews will be changing the signs at these locations on Wednesday morning.

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Living History Day on May 4th


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Neighborhood Meeting March 10th

On Monday March 10, the Ten Broeck Triangle Preservation League will host its quarterly meeting at the Ten Broeck Mansion from 7- 8:30 PM.

Our Guest Speaker will be our Common Council Member for the Third Ward
Ronald Bailey

Other topics for the Meeting:
-Update on the Task Force for St. Joseph’s Church
-The creation of a permanent fund for our St. Joseph’s Park holiday lights.
-Spring Plans for the Neighborhood

You are warmly invited to join us for this event. Come meet your neighbors!

For more Information: TenBroeckTPL@aol.com

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Holiday Party Re-Cap

The Holiday Party at the Ten Broeck Mansion was a huge success. Neighbors and friends gathered to celebrate the neighborhood and partake in good music and good food.  Mayor Elect Kathy Sheehan attended as did Assembly Member John McDonald and former Assembly Member Jack McEneny.  Here are some photos from the event!

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Neighborhood Holiday Party Dec 10th

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