Stoop Stroll Program

View of stoops on a block of Hamilton Street in Albany.

Stoop Stroll Houses

View the Stoop Stroll Google Map. Remember to stop by Hudson-Jay Park at the end of Hudson Ave. and Jay St. for activities including a local summer market, kids corner, lemonade stand and to vote for your favorite. You can also vote via Venmo to @centersquareassociation (Charity account) – 1$ equals one vote)- and put your favorite houses’s address in the subject line.

Lark St
(at Chestnut)
225 Lark St
(Spa Halcyon)

Upper Hamilton St
(btwn Lark and Dove)

397 Hamilton St
390 Hamilton St
367 Hamilton St
365 Hamilton St
362 Hamilton St

Hudson Ave
(Corner of Lark)
358 Hudson Ave

Dove St
(btwn Madison and State)
91 Dove St
88 Dove St
45 Dove St

Elm St
(btwn Dove and Delaware)
251 Elm St

Upper Jay St
(btwn Lark and Dove)
229 Jay St
225 Jay St
221 Jay St
219 Jay St
217 Jay St
215 Jay St
212 Jay St
196 Jay St
174 Jay St

Upper Lancaster St
(btwn Lark and Willett)
216 Lancaster St

Mid Lancaster St
(btwn Lark and Dove)

197 Lancaster St
192 Lancaster St
187 Lancaster St

Lower Lancaster St
(btwn Dove and S. Swan)

155 Lancaster St
152 Lancaster St
149 Lancaster St
147 Lancaster St
141 Lancaster St
128 Lancaster St
127 Lancaster St
126 Lancaster St
124 Lancaster St
122 Lancaster St
118 Lancaster St
116 Lancaster St
115.5 Lancaster St
114 Lancaster St
111 Lancaster St

Upper Spring St
(btwn Lark and
Henry Johnson Blvd)
77 Spring St

Upper Chestnut St
(btwn Lark and Dove)
168 Chestnut St
164 Chestnut St
162 Chestnut St
128 Chestnut St

Lower Chestnut St
(btwn Dove and S. Swan)
102 Chestnut St
66 Chestnut St
64 Chestnut St
60 Chestnut St

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Pint Sized – 250 Lark St
Lionheart – 448 Madison Ave

Stoop Stroll Self- Guided Tour

Be sure to keep a close eye out for your favorite. Voting for the ‘best stoop’ will take place 
at Hudson-Jay Park where we have many exciting events.

Gilded Age Walking Tours

These unique guided walking tours offer behind the scenes glimpses of the filming of HBO’s The Gilded Age in the neighborhood, plus guides will illuminate the history of the houses used during filming. Photos of the actors in costume and the transformation of the facades will be on display. The experienced tour guides will take you through the Center Square and Washington Park Neighborhoods.

  • Tour price is $15/person. Purchase and check-in at 235 Lark St.
  • There are two tours every hour between 11 am and 4 pm.

* Tour slots are first come first serve and may be sold out.


Hudson-Jay Park Activities

Voting for your Favorite Houses!

One dollar equals one vote for the stoop of your choice. All attendees receive one complimentary vote. You will receive raffle tickets which you will then drop in the jar to vote for your favorite.

You can also vote via Venmo to @centersquareassociation (Charity account), and put the address of your favorite house in the subject line.

Kids Corner

Free books from The Red Bookshelf, planting activities and a stand.

Summer Market

Nearly 30 local vendors selling artisanal items.

Stoop Stroll Committee

Bonnie Mariano, Chair
Maureen Kruger, Chair
Rich Brash
Michelle Bruck
Alicia Demeree

Moira Galin
Jennifer Miller
Jessica Fisher Neidl
Terrell Rabb
Jackaline Ring

Judy Stacey
Charlie Sullivan
Kerry Twomey
Kathy Varone
Chris Warner

Special Thanks

  • Our hosts who have beautified the neighborhood
  • Silvia Lilly for photographing the event
  • Diane Shewchuk
  • City of Albany Department of General Services
  • Volunteers who make the day possible
  • George’s Market & Nursery and M+K Greenhouses
  • Lark Hall
  • The Red Bookshelf

Stoop Stroll Presenting Organizations

Center Square Association is a not-for-profit neighborhood association located in historic Albany, NY, founded in 1958. The Association’s mission is to promote the quality of residential living in the city and to preserve the historic 19th century housing stock. | |

Hudson/Park Neighborhood Association is a membership organization committed to providing owners, tenants and businesses with advocacy and resources that assure a high quality of life and sense of community. | |