Education, NY – Albany: New York State Department of Education Building – Lampposts

NY – Albany: New York State Department of Education Building – Lamppostswallyg
Flanking the entrance of the New York State Department of Education Office Building are two sculpted lampposts depicting seated children.

The New York State Department of Education Building, at 89 Washington Avenue, was designed in neoclassical by Henry Hornbostel and opened in 1912. It currently houses offices of the New York State Education Department and was formerly home to the New York State Museum and New York State Library. It was the first major in the United States building constructed solely as a headquarters for the administration of education.

National Register #71000521 (1971) Education wallyg2009-08-06 08:50:49

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