City Hall in Albany, between 1900 and 1910. Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Detroit Publishing Company Collection.
City Hall in 2009:
Albany’s current City Hall was built in 1883 to replace an earlier building that burned in a fire. It was designed by noted architect Henry Hobson Richardson, and not much has changed about its appearance in the past 100 years, other than the addition of the clock face on the tower.