Buildings Alive!

Welcome to the Gaffer District's Historic Downtown and Market Street, in the heart of Corning, New York.

The Gaffer District invites you to explore Corning like you never have before. Enjoy our brilliant architecture and let your imagination wander with the stories of our storefronts. Begin your tour anywhere on Historic Market Street, and find yourself bridging the gap between the past and present on our newly restored, nationally acclaimed, Historic Centerway Walking Bridge.