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Great variety of eateries, shops, and businesses.

Explored the Gaffer District after the Wineglass Marathon and found quite a few great places to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Akron, Ohio
via mobile
Lots to See, Lots to Choose From

Visiting this shopping area is more like going Back to the Future than to a mall. There are many... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
New York, NY
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“market street”(30 reviews)
“antique shops”(15 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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114 Pine St, Suite 202, Corning, NY 14830-2654
+1 607-937-6292
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All reviews market street antique shops several blocks corning museum of glass great area to walk historic downtown hand foot van heusen spend an afternoon rockwell museum pedestrian bridge both sides clock tower walk around visiting corning few hours visitor center
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Explored the Gaffer District after the Wineglass Marathon and found quite a few great places to dine and shops to visit. Parking right close by and a quick walk to the Corning Museum.

Thank michaeldsikora
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small towns are having a hard time with the small businesses. It was a little disappointing as there are many stores vacant. However we found the people to be very nice and friendly.

Thank dennis l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting this shopping area is more like going Back to the Future than to a mall. There are many good old fashioned shops, some more upscale designer stores and several outlet locations. If you visit the Corning Museum of Glass, it is a stop on...More

2  Thank GettinOn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting historic neighborhood with shops and restaurants. Interesting architecture and nice ambiance. We relaxed for a while on a couch at the Chamber of Commerce office which is open to the public and has public restrooms.

1  Thank Cynthia F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Corning was once the epitome of a company town and Main St was filled with workman's bars and shops where craftsmen cut the glass from blanks made by the Corning factory. Now it is all trendy shops, antique shops and fine restaurants. Worth the mile...More

Thank Forest-Hills-Cynic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here on September weekend, weather was pleasant and the area has many choices for dining and shopping. The benches along the street face the shops instead of the street, which was a little unusual for those who like to people watch and the overall activity....More

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A lovely place to visit and so clean. Its almost like a movie set. Beautiful surroundings Found a lovely little cafe and had Pumpkin Pie (a must in the US) and fresh coffee, just what we needed after the long walk around the museum of...More

1  Thank Paul G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You can walk from the Corning Museum of Glass or take the free bus that runs every 15-20 minutes on a four stop loop, if it is a fine day: walk. This is the heart of retail Corning and it is fine, open and friendly....More

1  Thank Prepcook
Reviewed September 12, 2018

We had dinner at Hand + Foot and then walked Market Street from end to end. It has some great shops and restaurants and we enjoyed the live music at Centerway Square. I would highly recommend a visit.

Thank ydnab
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

The historic district is a must - visit...and is dotted with a good bunch of great restaurants and antique shops..

Thank Sam W
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April 29, 2016|
Response from kmehl | Reviewed this property |
The Gaffer District is a section of Corning with restaurants and shops in restored buildings.