Lots no longer vacant

vacant lot radix center goats

The site of the Radix Center's greenhouse. There's something great about seeing the Corning Tower in the background and goats in the foreground.

Sebastien has an excellent post about the recent work at multiple sites for the Vacant Lot Project in Albany's South End. He and Bennett have been documenting the project as it moves along. As Sebastien writes of this most recent photoset:

I came back with a lot of pictures, which I trimmed down to a count of 70. Here's hoping that some of the photographs on this page will inspire you to get involved in this neighborhood, or your own. This is only a glimpse at the great work a community can get done when they came together.

Here's a link to Bennett's photoset from the day.

The Vacant Lot Project is a cool idea -- it's turning sites that could be seen as liabilities into neighborhood assets. And it's a great to see people working to make a neighborhood a better place.

Earlier on AOA: The Grand Street Vacant Lot Project

photo: Sebastien B


Uhm...you know goats are illegal in Albany. The goat ordinance has not been passed.

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