Stoop Stroll & Gilded Age Tours Sponsorships

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About the Center Square Area

The New York State Capital City of Albany is one of the oldest surviving European settlements from the original thirteen colonies. Albany is known for its rich history and stunning architecture.

One of the best preserved neighborhoods in the city is Center Square. While small in size, the residential neighborhood boasts some of the most intact homes from the 19th century.

This area has recently gained many transplants from New York City, Long Island and other downstate areas and has attracted the attention of film crews. In the summer of 2022, Heyday Productions, LLC chose Center Square and the surrounding neighborhoods to film portions of Season Two of The Gilded Age for HBO.

To celebrate the beautiful architecture and vibrancy of the neighborhood, Center Square Association and neighboring Hudson/Park Neighborhood Association have joined together to present a unique glimpse into our city’s historic urban neighborhood homes, gardens, and parks. This daylong event will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2023.

Why Be a Sponsor?
The Stupendous Stoop Stroll draws hundreds of attendees from throughout the Capital Region and beyond. We anticipate an even larger crowd this year because of The Gilded Age Tours. It’s a great way to let people know about your product or service and/or your support for Albany’s historic neighborhoods, a primary mission of the two benefiting neighborhood associations.

Sponsor promotion includes social media, websites, mailings, flyers, listing in the program and day-of signage.

This year’s event will include:

  • A Stoop Stroll – residents will decorate their stoops and strollers will be able to view upwards of 100 uniquely decorated stoops – featuring not only flowers, but displaying many different creative themes which grow out of the residents’ imagination. No two stoops are alike.
  • A Gilded Age walking tour – guides will illuminate the history of the houses used by The Gilded Age production and will provide information on the filming of the show. Pictures of the actors in costume and the transformation of the facades will be on display.
  • A Summer Market of vendors and crafts persons will be in our local neighborhood park (Hudson-Jay Park) throughout the day, rounding out the celebration.

Sponsorship Levels and Benefits

The Gilded Age – $1,000

  • Company banner displayed at the event
  • Name/logo on all websites, Facebook pages, Instagram accounts, inclusion in event press release, as well as the printed program/map and on-site signage

The Queen Anne – $500

  • Name/logo on all websites, Facebook pages, Instagram accounts, inclusion in event press release, as well as the printed program/map and on-site signage

The Federalist – $250

  • Name/logo in printed program and on-site signage

The Brownstone – $100

  • Name/logo in printed program

The Stoop – $50

  • Name/logo in printed program

 

NOTE:  Sponsorship funds must be received by June 1st to ensure sponsorship mention in the printed program.  Thank you!

    Clicking Submit will take you to a PayPal window where you can choose to pay with PayPal or a credit/debit card.

    Checks can be mailed to: Chris Warner, Treasurer, Center Square Association, Inc., 317 State St., Albany, NY 12210

    Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent permitted by law.