Erastus Corning Tower Observation Deck

Local nameErastus Corning Tower Observation Deck
LocationAlbany, New York, USA

The Erastus Corning Tower, also known as the Mayor Erastus Corning 2nd Tower or simply the Corning Tower, is a skyscraper located in downtown Albany, New York. Completed in 1973 and sided with Vermont Pearl marble and glass, the state office building is part of the Empire State Plaza. At 589 feet and 44 stories in height, it is the tallest skyscraper in the state of New York outside of New York City. Erastus Corning 2nd, the building's namesake, was the mayor of Albany for over 40 years from 1941 to 1983. The tower was dedicated to him in March 1983 during his hospitalization. Before that dedication, it was known as the "Tower Building".

The Corning Tower houses the New York State Department of Health and the New York State Office of General Services. Two New York State Department of Transportation traffic cameras are located on the building to monitor nearby traffic conditions.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erastus_Corning_Tower

More information http://ogs.ny.gov/ESP/CT/Tours/Obdeck.asp

Phone +1 518 474 2418

Address 5 Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12210, USA

Coordinates 42°38'55.998" N -73°45'32.934" E

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