NEB&W Guide to Troy, NY - Adams Street

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  • There was a track which came off the Troy Union R.R. at the east end and ran straight down the center of Adams to serve some industries by the river. Adams St. has always been considered the hard demarcation between Troy proper and south Troy, between the upper crust and the blue-collar workers.

Foot of Adams

  • Peterson & Packer had an enormous concrete bunker at the foot of Adams St.



First St. to Second

North Side

Panoramic Views

  • Looking east.



South Side

Panoramic Views

  • Looking east.



Second St. to Third

North Side

  • This side was pretty much all carriage houses for the mansions on Washington Place. Most have since been torn down.



South Side

Panoramic views

  • Looking east.



Public School

  • This block was dominated by Public School No. 10, built in 1898.



Third St. to Fourth

North Side

Panoramic Views

  • Looking east.



Pair of Rowhouses

  • Older style rowhouses with peaked roofs. Those eyelet windows along with the front door treatment makes these Greek Revival.



South Side

Panoramic Views

  • Looking easterly.



  • Looking west.



Fourth St. to Fifth

North Side

Panoramic Views

  • Looking east.