Below are some useful links to various organizations important to the mission of the Lark Street BID and its neighbors:
Albany Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce
The Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce is an organization that works to improve business for its membership. It is a unique, centralized advocacy group comprised of more than 2,900 businesses that know they will prosper and grow in a healthy business environment.
Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACCVB) was incorporated in 1976 to promote the New York State Capital as a destination for visitors and convention delegates. ACCVB maintains this objective and dedicates its resources to this end.
Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History & Art, oone of the oldest museums in the United States, is dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting and promoting interest in the history, art and culture of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley.
The Capitalize Albany Corporation is a registered 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization which implements programs and resources that create, retain, and attract business in the City of Albany. The Capitalize Albany Corporation operates as a self-sufficient entity with funding for its activities derived from several sources including loan repayments and recapitalization, real estate and project development revenues, fees for services, grant proceeds, and membership dues.
Center Square Association
The Center Square Association (founded 1958) is the oldest neighborhood association in Albany. Its mission is to promote the quality of residential living and to preserve its historic 19th century housing stock.
The Lark Street BID encourages all business and home owners of the Center Square Neighborhood to become active in their Neighborhood Association.
Central Business Improvement District
The Central BID works to enhance the public perception of the Central Avenue business corridor and empower an entity charged with managing the appearance, image, security, promotion, accessibility, advocacy, and cleanliness of the district.
City of Albany, Dept. of Planning
Council of Albany Neighborhood Associations (CANA)
The Council of Albany Neighborhood Associations , commonly known as "CANA," is a nonpartisan federation of neighborhood associations and related organizations that was founded in 1976. CANA meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month, except in July and August, from 7 to 9 PM at the main branch of the Albany Public Library, unless otherwise noted.
Delaware Area NA
The Delaware Neighborhood is truly a place where we believe that you don't have to move to live in a better neighborhood! The Delaware Neighborhood is a great place to grab a bite to eat, catch a movie, find a book, or just take a stroll.
The Lark Street BID encourages all business and home owners of the Delaware Avenue Neighborhood to become active in their Neighborhood Association.
The Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID) invites you to discover great dining, performances and events in the heart of New York?s Capital City. Eat, play, explore and unwind in a thriving district rich with 400 years of history. Downtown Albany: Worth Discovering Since 1609!
Historic Albany Foundation
Historic Albany Foundation is a private, not-for-profit membership organization. Since 1974 the Foundation has worked to promote the preservation and appreciation of the built environment in and around the city of Albany.
Hudson Park Neighborhood Association
The Hudson/Park Neighborhood Association's goal is to improve the quality of life for all residents and visitors to our beautiful, economically vibrant, culturally and racially diverse neighborhood.
The Lark Street BID encourages all business and home owners of the Hudson/Park Neighborhood to become active in their Neighborhood Association. Anyone interested in the Hudson/Park Neighborhood may join the Hudson/Park NA listserv by following this link: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Hudson-Park/join
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Pine Hills Neighborhood Association
Pine Hills Neighborhood Association was first founded in 1900, incorporated in 1971, and is the largest neighborhood association in Albany. It is also a member of the Council of Albany Neighborhood Associations (CANA). Pine Hills is also fortunate to have two C-1 Districts (Neighborhood Commercial Zones). Middle Madison Avenue was among the first C-1 districts in the city, and the newer upper Madison one.Pine Hills is bordered by: Washington Ave to the North; Lake Ave to the East; Woodlawn & Cortland to the South; and Manning Boulevard to the West.
The Washington Park Neighborhood Association represents the residential neighborhood of homes, apartments and buildings that borders Washington Park. 500-plus homes in the Heart of the City!
The Lark Street BID encourages all business and home owners of the Washington Park Neighborhood to become active in their Neighborhood Association.