Ray Charles Plaza, (Front street between Oglethrope Blvd. & Broad Ave.). This downtown park memorializes Albany's most famous musician with a revolving, illuminated, bronze, statue of Ray Charles that also plays his music.
Garden Inn (Hilton Garden Inn Albany/Hotel), 101 S Front Street (Located next to the James H. Gray Sr. Civic Center in downtown Albany), ☎ +1 229 888-1590 (fax: +1 229 518-5055), . checkin: 3:00PM; checkout: 12:00PM. Has 122 deluxe guestrooms and 13,000 square feet of diverse meeting and banquet space.