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Location address: United States, Albany
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Coeymans School, also known as Acton Civill Polytechnic Institute, is a historic school building located at Coeymans in Albany County, New York. It was built in 1874 and is a rectangular brick building with a mansard roof with slate shingles. It is three stories tall, five bays wide and eleven bays deep. It features an unusual amount of cast iron architectural details including the water table, quoins, window labels, balustrade, towers, and chimney. The building was originally built by Acton Civill (1804-1889) to house a polytechnic institute. In 1899, the local board of education purchased the building and used it for instructional purposes until 1963.