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. Check-in: 3:00PM, check-out: 12:00PM. Has 122 deluxe guestrooms and 13,000 square feet of diverse meeting and banquet space.