The City of Corning, New York, the "Crystal City of the World"! Corning is a vibrant and gifted community, rich with historical neighborhoods, shopping districts, and a great quality of life located in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State. Our City is conveniently located to major metropolitan areas such as Syracuse, Rochester, Buffalo and Niagara Falls, New York, which makes us easy to reach for people who want to experience all that we and other communities have to offer. We have a lot to offer our visitors and residents alike. We are home to a Fortune 500 Company, Corning Incorporated, the world famous Corning Museum of Glass, the Rockwell Museum of Western Art, and the 1796 Benjamin Patterson Inn and Museum. For those of you looking for a place to dine or shop, make sure you don't miss Corning's Gaffer District. It is full of unique shops and a variety of great restaurants. We offer free on-street parking and a very reasonable off-street parking directly behind our commercial districts. Whether you live in the City, or are visiting, you will find something for everyone in our downtown.