Listen Albany Podcast Highlights Pearl Street History

Listen Albany Podcast Highlights Pearl Street History


Historic Albany Foundation has launched cultural heritage tourism podcast Listen Albany, and the inaugural episode invites you to take a stroll down Pearl Street. The podcast takes you from the Times Union Center to the Palace Theatre, and shares the rich history of one of Downtown's busiest thoroughfares and various side streets. Bonus >> You can walk it at your own pace (stop for a meal or shopping - or to check out the Signs of Greatness panels - along the way, anyone?).

Downtown in iTunes or listen online.

More info from HAF: Listen Albany: the Capital City's Cultural Heritage Podcast, is a series of podcasts that offer just a glimpse into Albany's long, rich history. Albany, the oldest city in the United States operating under its original charter (1686), has known many famous faces over its centuries-long life, Its world-class architecture and stunning streetscapes have provided the perfect backdrop for these famous faces. Through this podcast, you will learn about the people and places that make Albany's heritage unique. Some podcasts will be walking tours, allowing you to listen to Albany stories as you walk around one of its neighborhoods. Other podcasts will be "Fireside Chats," live-event recordings featuring historians and other prominent Albany figures discussing the city's cultural heritage.