100 State Street
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The original portion of 100 State Street was constructed as an eight-story bank and office building
for Albany City Savings Institution in 1901-02. From 1922-24, the bulding was expanded to the west with
the addition of another six bays topped by a mansard roof and central tower. The highly ornamental granite of the office building
and terra cotta tower with cupola contribute to the stately presence of the building in downtown Albany.
Scope of work
- Close visual examination and hammer-sounding of masonry materials, including granite, terra corra and brick.
- Documentation of fault conditions to assist client with developing repair specifications.
- Live-feed video documentation of representative portions of survey area.
- As part of the survey, VA technicians removed loose material where possible.
- Gained access to facades, tower and mansard roof areas above main downtown street.