Little Joe Tower

Look up next time you're in the Gaffer District! No matter where you are in downtown Corning, chances are you'll be able to spot Little Joe Tower. Whether you're a local, a frequent visitor, or this is your first time in the Gaffer District, there's nothing more welcoming than seeing Little Joe in our skyline on your drive into town! 

Notice something about our logo? It has Little Joe in it! So, I guess you could say we think it's pretty cool. We bet you will too after you visit!

Here's a little history about Little Joe:

The 187-foot Little Joe tower was built in 1913 by Corning Glass Works (today's Corning, Inc.). The structure was erected to accommodate a successful and innovative vertical draw process to create thermometer tubing. With its iconic glassblower image near the top, many local families have claimed Little Joe to be a part of their glassblowing heritage. 

Make sure to check out some of the gorgeous pathways around the tower and the Corning, Inc. campus. 

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