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Welcome to Gloversville BID
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Gloversville BID

For over a century Gloversville was the prosperous industrial center of an international glove & leather industry. Our gloves traveled all over the world and our downtown streets were bustling centers of the city. Many of the historic buildings are being used by the shops and businesses of the BID.

There are also opportunities to live downtown - some in newly renovated spaces. Factory & warehouse buildings are sprinkled throughout the downtown and city as well.
Why Gloversville?
  • Small city life-style - a little slower, a little friendlier,
    a lot less traffic and noise
  • Safe, secure place to live, work and raise a family
  • Affordable housing & commercial space
  • Close to anywhere in the New York Capitol area including Tech Valley & the Global Foundries Chip manufacturing plant in Malta
  • Surrounded by family farms & locally grown
    produce, dairy products & meat
  • Abundance of clear, delicious water
  • Close to the magnificent Adirondack Park, Saratoga, Lake George, Albany & Capitol Region & within 200 miles of NYC, Boston & Montreal
  • Within 1 hour of Albany International Airport
  • Crystal clear lakes
  • Great sporting venues - hiking, biking, golf, boating, fishing, hunting, skiing, snowmobiling - all are very close to Gloversville
  • State-of-the-art waste water treatment facility
  • Nathan Littauer Hospital - latest equipment & facilities
  • Fulton Montgomery Community College - a hub for science, technology & the arts
Happy Easter
& Passover
Find what you need for the Holidays in Downtown Gloversville

Some Upcoming Events
Gloversville Library
58 E. Fulton
(518) 725-2819
The book is "Mohawk" by Gloversville native, Richard Russo; the theme is: “Gloversville: Past, Present and Future”
April 16th @10:30 AM
Mary Cuffe-Perez will lead discussion of “Mohawk”
April 16th @ 5:30 PM
See the historical walking tour on Google Earth
April 23rd @ 6 PM Film “The Art of Glove Making”, followed by discussion led by Vincent DeSantis entitled: Gloversville's Future - how WE can make Gloversville's future as prosperous as its past. Check library for full list and pick up "Walk our History".

"100 Years & Still Entertaining"
42 N. Main Street

(518) 773-8255 Ext 25 Friday, April 11th 7 PM
“I Can Do That”

A special, fun cabaret. ONE show only – don’t miss it!
Tickets: $8 (at door)

Saturday April 12
11 AM - 3 PM
Eggcellent Easter Party

Easter Bunny PLUS fun activities for the kids
Tickets $ 3
Professional pictures $ 3.

Saturday April 26
10 AM - 4 PM
Spring Craft Fair

Crafters, Food, Prizes
$1 Entry Fee

Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market
30 N. Main Street

Register for cooking classes - check co-op or website for full list.

Support our Community - Shop at our local businesses - IT MATTERS!

It keeps more money in our community
Money spent in local business help support important services like the police and fire departments, maintenance, etc - all the things important for OUR citizens.
It supports small businesses.
Small business is the backbone of American entrepreneurship and prosperity and the engine of competition. Our small business owners are our friends & neighbors.
Click for list of BID merchants
It keeps our downtown viable.
Gloversville is a special place - our downtown is part of what makes it unique. We have a variety of downtown merchants - food co-op, clothing stores, antiques, stained glass, deli, wood floors, fly-fishing, pharmacy, glove maker and MORE. Check them out FIRST!

Chamber Checks

How close is Gloversville to these major cities?

Northeastern USA Eastern Canada
Albany, NY 48 miles Montreal, Que 190 miles
Buffalo, NY 255 miles Quebec City 325 miles
New York City, NY 185 miles Ottawa, Ont 255 miles
Boston, MA 250 miles Toronto, Ont 350 miles
Philadelphia, PA 243 miles    
Hartford, CT 138 miles    
Newark Liberty Airport, NJ 200 miles    
Washington, D.C. 375 miles    
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