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Albany Avenue Historic District
(added 1978 - Rensselaer County - #78001902)
Albany Ave. , Nassau
(140 acres, 10 buildings)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: Dutch settlers, English settlers
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Health Care, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Manufacturing Facility, Medical Business/Office, Restaurant, School
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Central Troy Historic District
(added 1986 - Rensselaer County - #86001527)
Also known as See Also:70000427 to 70000432;73001255;73001256;73001258;730
Roughly bounded by Grand St., Fifth Ave. and Third, Adams, and First and River Sts. , Troy
(960 acres, 404 buildings, 17 structures, 3 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Cummings,Marcus
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Greek Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Commerce, Education, Community Planning And Development, Transportation, Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Federal , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Business, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Business, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Church Street Historic District
(added 1978 - Rensselaer County - #78001901)
Church St. , Nassau
(120 acres, 36 buildings)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Second Empire, Federal, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: Dutch settlers, English settlers
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1650-1699
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Library, Religious Structure, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion
Current Sub-function: Library, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Fifth Avenue--Fulton Street Historic District
(added 1970 - Rensselaer County - #70000428)
Bounded by Grand, William, and Union Sts., and Broadway , Troy
(0 acres, 37 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Cummings,M.F.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Industry, Religion
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Hotel, Manufacturing Facility, Professional, Religious Structure
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Manufacturing Facility, Professional, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Grand Street Historic District
(added 1973 - Rensselaer County - #73001255)
Grand St. between 5th and 6th Aves. , Troy
(0 acres, 16 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Hoosick Falls Historic District
(added 1980 - Rensselaer County - #80004280)
Central Ave. and Main St. , Hoosick Falls
(80 acres, 40 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Italianate, Georgian, Second Empire
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: State , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Post Office, Water Works
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government

Mechanicville Hydroelectric Plant
(added 1989 - Rensselaer County - #89001942)
At NY 32 on Hudson River , Mechanicville
(183 acres, 1 building, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Stillwell-Bierce & Smith-Vaile, Rice,A.C.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Engineering, Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Energy Facility

Muitzes Kill Historic District
(added 1974 - Rensselaer County - #74001297)
Also known as Muitzeskill
An irregular pattern on both sides of Schodack Landing Rd. , Schodack
(270 acres, 23 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal, Other, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Church Related Residence, Manufacturing Facility, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Religion

Northern River Street Historic District
(added 1988 - Rensselaer County - #88000630)
403--429 and 420--430 River St. , Troy
(20 acres, 13 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Poesten Kill Gorge Historic District
(added 1978 - Rensselaer County - #78001903)
Address Restricted , Troy
(370 acres, 2 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Engineering, Industry
Cultural Affiliation: American,industrial
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility, Manufacturing Facility, Water Works
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

River Street Historic District
(added 1976 - Rensselaer County - #76001268)
Both sides of River St. from Congress St. to jct. with 1st St. , Troy
(70 acres, 39 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Industry
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Hotel, Manufacturing Facility, Warehouse, Water-Related
Current Function: Commerce/Trade

Schodack Landing Historic District
(added 1977 - Rensselaer County - #77000976)
NY 9J , Schodack Landing
(2050 acres, 86 buildings)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Italianate, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Commerce
Cultural Affiliation: Dutch settlers, English settlers
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Health Care, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Post Office, Religious Structure, Restaurant, Sanatorium, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion
Current Sub-function: Post Office, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Second Street Historic District
(added 1974 - Rensselaer County - #74001299)
Also known as See Also:Troy Savings Bank and Music Hall
Both sides of 2nd St. , Troy
(200 acres, 88 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multilpe
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Commerce, Education, Landscape Architecture, Performing Arts, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Education, Government
Historic Sub-function: College, Courthouse, Financial Institution, Library
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education
Current Sub-function: College, Financial Institution, Library, Single Dwelling

Staats, Joachim, House and Gerrit Staats Ruin
(added 1978 - Rensselaer County - #78001898)
N of Castleton-on-Hudson , Castleton-on-Hudson
(390 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal, Other, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Prehistoric, Other, Historic - Aboriginal, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: Native American, Dutch Family
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Secondary Structure
Current Function: Domestic

Trinity Church Lansingburgh
(added 1995 - Rensselaer County - #95000478)
Also known as Trinity Shurch Complex
585 Fourth Ave. , Troy
(9 acres, 3 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Dudley, Henry
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Church Related Residence, Religious Structure
Current Function: Funerary, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Church Related Residence, Religious Structure

Washington Park Historic District
(added 1973 - Rensselaer County - #73001259)
Washington Park and adjacent properties on 2nd, 3rd, and Washington Sts. and Washington Pl. , Troy
(110 acres, 55 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Park, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling




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