New York State Education Department Building

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The legend told about this building involves the mysterious disappearance of an Italian worker during its construction. He is believed to have been inadvertently sealed in when the foundation was laid. Inside the building, objects are said to move on their own, perhaps the doings of a shadowy figure witnesses claim to see out of the corner of their eye.

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89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY
United States

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42.653975, -73.75765799999999
Albany County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Albany, NY (0.1 mi.)
Rensselaer, NY (1.1 mi.)
West Albany, NY (2.3 mi.)
Hampton Manor, NY (2.7 mi.)
Menands, NY (3.1 mi.)
Roessleville, NY (3.8 mi.)
Delmar, NY (4.4 mi.)
McKownville, NY (5.0 mi.)
East Greenbush, NY (5.2 mi.)
Colonie, NY (5.9 mi.)

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