Empire State Plaza

The Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza (known commonly as the Empire State Plaza and less formally as the South Mall) is a complex of several state government buildings in downtown Albany, New York.

The complex was built between 1959 and 1976 at a total cost of $2 billion. It houses several departments of the New York State administration, and is integrated with the old New York State Capitol, completed in 1899, which houses the state legislature.

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