The State Education Building is a century old this year, and to celebrate the department is hosting a series of open houses and tours at the grand building across the street from the Capitol.
The Education Building's exterior, with that huge colonnade, is impressive. But the interior is also very beautiful. And these tours are a rare chance for the general public to get a look at it.
Here's a recent New York Now segment about the building. It give you a sense of the grandeur of the interior.
Tours start October 19 (the last tour is November 15). There's a sign-up form online. The open houses on October 19, 20, and 21.
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