The water fountains of Albany

Delightfully random and civic-minded: Rob (@paintaneight) has put together a map of outdoor drinking fountains in Albany.

Blue: where there's a working fountain
Red: fountain present, but not fully working
Yellow: unconfirmed fountains
Green: where people have suggested there be a fountain

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Can't figure out how to edit the map, but there is also a water fountain at the Plaza, directly in front of building one.

Great idea, by the way!

If there were only more....

At Partridge and Providence at the Little League field there is a little building with bathrooms and sinks (useful). Also, a lot of the college and university buildings are open on weekdays (early!) and water fountains are usually found just inside.

Thanks for the post! I'll try to keep this updated and might try to get this map in front of the powers that be to see if a few of the non-functioning fountains can be fixed. Albany has alot of runners and bikers and staying hydrated in this heat is important.

I looked for a fountain at the city's Rensselaer Lake, thought there'd be one there, but couldnt find any....

This is a fun, fluffy, article. I think seeing a map of all sorts of other things in Albany would be equally entertaining - especially if there is a story behind each item. Statues, ball fields, memorials, Americana/ unique things (IE Nipper, the Fuze Box/White Tower), public places to swim, etc. etc.

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