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Welcome to Gloversville!

The City of Gloversville is an active, vibrant, small city steeped in history and surrounded by natural beauty. Connecting the community’s neighborhoods, parks, and historic downtown is the Cayadutta Creek and the Fonda, Johnstown and Gloversville (FJ&G) Rail Trail. Gloversville’s museums, art galleries, restaurants, and shops are enhanced by regional destinations including the Glove Theatre, Parkhurst Field, and a Carnegie Library contributing to place people are proud to call home. As a regional economic engine, Gloversville is ideally situated as the southern gateway to New York State’s Adirondack Mountains and near major urban centers. Come join us in Gloversville!

A collage of Gloversville's past and present
Gloversville Four Corners
Today's Downtown Gloversville


Explore Downtown Gloversville

Discover our charming shops, learn about our history, enjoy Trail Station Park, take in a show at our historic theatre and more!

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Learn about the Gloversville Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA)  and "The Crescent Site Profiles" within it.


Invest in 
Downtown Gloversville

 Learn why this walkable city is right for you.


Mark Your Calendars

Discover events, activities and happenings in Downtown Gloversville

Historic Downtown Gloversville
Gloves Made in Gloversville
Glove Makers in a Sewing Mill

About Downtown Gloversville

The story of Downtown Gloversville is deeply ingrained in the City's history as an industrial town. It grew from a tiny frontier village, formerly known as Kingsborough in the 1810s to a booming industrial city of roughly 30,000 people in the early 20th century. Until the early 1960s, it produced up to 90% of the leather dress gloves in North America, with over 13,000 people employed in the leather and glove industries.  Today, Downtown Gloversville's community celebrates its impressive past while enacting positive change for the next phase of prosperity.

When planning your trip to Gloversville, be sure to visit our businesses, explore our museums and art galleries, take in some entertainment and discover the city through walking trails. Download one of our many brochures to help guide you through our city.

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Downtown Gloversville Development Specialist

Jennifer Donovan

I am excited to be a part of the team at the Fulton County Center for Regional Growth. For nearly 22 years, one of the major tasks in my role as a New York State Senate Community Liaison under Senators Hugh Farley and Jim Tedisco, was to work closely with state and local agencies to strongly advocate for constituents. In my current role as the Downtown Development Specialist, I am using those vital skills to support, promote and champion the historic and charming district in Gloversville. I am utilizing my networking and communication expertise to establish positive working relationships with people, businesses and groups within the downtown district.

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Contact Me

Jennifer Donovan

Gloversville Downtown Development Specialist

Fulton County Center for Regional Growth

34 West Fulton Street, Suite 104

Gloversville, NY 12078

Tel: (518) 725-7700 x1004

Fax: (518) 725-7702

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