Standing the test of time: Albany’s oldest resident

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Albany’s rich history lives on in its oldest building, the Van Ostrande-Radliff House. Take a virtual tour right here: 48virtualtour. Built in 1728, it predates the American Revolution and stands as a testament to Dutch colonial architecture.

The house boasts many unique, rare and almost extinct  features not often preserved in other buildings from its time. Though additions were made over the years, the core structure boasts original brickwork and beams, whispering stories of bygone eras. Currently undergoing restoration, the Van Ostrande-Radliff House is poised to become a cultural hub, offering glimpses into Albany’s past and the city’s enduring spirit.

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