Sustainability Field Trip This Saturday

Join the Stakeholders Institute on a Sustainability Field Trip
Saturday, March 24, 11:30 am – 2:00 p.m.

It’s not too late to join the Stakeholders Institute for a special Sustainability Field Trip this Saturday. The group will enjoy a talk and tour of two projects happening right now in the City of Albany. The tour will embark from the Radix Ecological Sustainability Center located at 153 Grand Street in Albany at 11:30 am. There is a suggested donation from public is $10 to go to the Radix Center for Ecological Sustainability. Details of the two projects and addresses are included below.

WHO: Stakeholders Institute, members and friends

WHAT: Sustainability Field Trip

WHERE: Downtown Albany, the Radix Ecological Sustainability Center and 17 Chapel Condominium Development

WHEN: Saturday, March 24th, 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

HOW: RSVP by Thursday, March 22nd to Michael Weidrich at

11:30 AM @ Radix Ecological Sustainability Center
153 Grand St, Albany, NY 12202

The Radix Ecological Sustainability Center is a new not-for-profit educational organization in Albany promoting ecological literacy and environmental stewardship through educational programs based around demonstrations of sustainable technologies. The Center focuses on sustainability issues related to food security, health, and the remediation of contaminated soils. Some of the sustainable systems that will be on display include, but are not limited to, a Greenhouse, rainwater collection system, renewable energy systems, micro livestock (ex: sustainably raised chickens and other small animals), and composting. (1-hour talk/tour)

Suggested tour fee is $10 for the Radix Center for Ecological Sustainability.

1:00 PM @ 17 Chapel Condominium Development
17 Chapel, Albany NY

A look at Albany’s first downtown condominium project and the implications of residential growth on neighborhood revitalization. Join us for an in depth tour of the 17 Chapel Boutique Condominium Project with Dylan Turek of Rosenblum Development. 17 Chapel is the only luxury condominium of its kind in Downtown Albany, granting residents access to dining, entertainment, parks, places of business and more. Dylan will talk specifically about this adaptive re-use project as well as present findings from the Clinton Square Planning Studio, which addresses ideas for downtown redevelopment right here in Albany. (1-hour talk/tour)