Center Square Association, Albany, N.Y.

Neighborhood Resources

Arts & Entertainment

The RED Bookshelf

The RED Bookshelf program re-circulates gently-used children’s books back into the community where they are made available free for families to own.

Elected Neighborhood Representatives

Matthew T. Peter
Albany County Legislator 6th District

Gabriella Romero
City of Albany 6th Ward Common Council Member

Home & Historic Resources

Neighborhood Associations

Neighborhood Engagement Unit Officers


Residential parking permits are required to park for more than two hours on Center Square streets, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., except federal holidays. Parking restrictions are suspended on federal holidays (except handicap spots, fire hydrants, etc.).

How to reserve spots for deliveries, etc.
You can reserve parking spaces for moving, loading trucks, vendor truck, special event, etc. You must call the Traffic Engineering Division at 518-434-5791 to reserve a space. There is a fee for reserving spots:

  • Up to 3 spaces is $25
  • 4-9 spaces is $50
  • 10+ spaces is $100
The “No Parking” signs are good for three days and can be extended at an additional fee of $15 per day. Click here for a schedule of bagging parking meter fees.


Trash, Recycling, Other Community Issues