In many instances, votes were outright bought;  it was not uncommon for the machine to buy poor folks loyalty and trust with a fiver. The median income for a household in the city in 2000 was $73,512, and the median income for a family was $76,294 (male, year-round worker) and $69,209 (female, year-round worker). The downtown scene is focused on Pearl Street, stretching about two blocks. 10 u pablo bengoechea jugador adam gilchrist ipl 2011 century vs rcb minecraft old days mod 1.
 In the 20th century, the city opened one of the first commercial airports in the world, the precursor of today s Albany International Airport. Albany is home to the New York State Museum, the New York State Library and the New York State Archives; all three facilities are in the Cultural Education Center at the south end of Empire State Plaza and are free to the public. Washington Park was designed by John Bogart and John Cuyler in 1870,  and opened for public use the following year. In the early 21st century, Albany has experienced growth in the high-technology industry, with great strides in the nanotechnology sector.
During the late 18th century and throughout most of the 19th, Albany was a center of trade and transportation. Albany, as viewed from the Capitol looking southeast, circa 1906. ....