Visit Center Ithaca.

Find food, shopping, and entertainment at Center Ithaca in the heart of Ithaca's Downtown Commons, complete with High Quality, Centrally Located Apartments, Retail Shops, Cafes, and First Class Offices!

Under the skylight atrium is an international food court with Indian, Asian, Pizza and American fare. You will also find a barber stylist and retail shops, with everything from art, books, and gifts to apparel and a fitness center!

Downtown Ithaca has it all: one of a kind boutiques, creative and casual cuisine, historic architecture, and an endless array of festivals, arts, and entertainment! A cultural Mecca for shopping, dining, theater, and art, Downtown Ithaca is where character, commerce, and communities meet. There's always something going on Downtown... because Ithaca is DOWNTOWN!

If you're planning to visit Ithaca, NY, plan to visit the Downtown Ithaca Commons.

More information at Downtown Ithaca Alliance.


Center Ithaca

171 East State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850

p: 607-272-5275


Monday 7am - 6pm

Tuesday 7am - 6pm

Wednesday 7am - 6pm

Thursday 7am - 8pm

Friday 7am - 8pm

Saturday 9am - 6pm

Sunday11am - 5pm

15 Steps

15 STEPS has celebrated American Crafts since 1982, offering a diverse and carefully curated collection of jewelry, ceramics, glass, wood, metal, fiber, and, art for the wall – all of it made by talented local and national artists.

On opening night, over three decades ago, Ken made the comment, “We just married Ithaca!” That pretty much sums up what it means to run a small business – a love affair with the community that supports you… at least that’s how we feel about it. -Ken Jupiter & Bettsie Park, owners.

Store Hours: Mon 10-6; Tues 10-7; Wed 10-7; Thurs 10-7; Fri 10-8; Sat 10-6; Sun 11-5



Alphabet Soup

Children's Book, Game & Toy Store

From the classic toys that you didn't know they still made to the newest toys that you didn't even know existed.

We’ve got it all, stop on by!

Store Hours: Mon 10-6; Tues 10-6; Wed 10-6; Thurs 10-8; Fri 10-8; Sat 10-8; Sun 11-5




Here at Breathe our philosophy is there is 'Beauty in Comfort'. It is our goal to provide fashionable, wearable clothes for the independent woman who knows who she is. 

We are located in downtown Ithaca New York on the beautiful Ithaca Commons. The easy pace of life in the Finger Lakes strongly influences our fashion aesthetic. Whether it's the American 'Rock & Roll' spirit of Lucky Brand. the boho chic of Free People or the relaxed elegance of Flax, Habitat or CP Shades, we offer comfortable clothes that make you feel good. 

We believe that fashion does not stop at size 8, or at size 18. We are constantly looking for beautiful, well made clothes for women of all shapes and sizes. 

Store Hours: Mon 10-6; Tues 10-6; Wed 10-6; Thurs 10-6; Fri 10-6:30; Sat 10-7; Sun 11-5



Center Haircutters

Center Haircutters offers basic haircuts. Call for an appointment or stop in for a quick haircut!

Meet the Barber Stylists!

  • Jordan Mathews: Licensed Cosmetologist and Barber-stylist, Jordan has been cutting hair since 2010. He does haircuts short and long, with special training in curly hair cutting techniques. Jordan is the owner of Center Haircutters.

  • Joe Chicone: Joe is a very experienced barber-stylist whose always got a story to tell. He has worked all overtown, and has a reputation for quality cuts. Our licensed Master Barber, Joe is quite an expert, indeed. Joe works on Fridays and Saturdays, open to close.

Store Hours: Wed 9-5; Thurs 9-5; Fri 9-5; Sat 9-2; Sun-Tues Closed



Finger Lakes Fitness Center

Your gateway to fitness in Downtown Ithaca.

Hours: 24-Hour Access Every Day, Any Time!

Front Desk Hours: Mon & Wed 9am-7pm; Tue & Thurs 9am-5pm; Fri 9am-3pm; Sat 9am-12pm

Personal Training | Yoga Classes | Group Fitness Classes – Schedule Changes located on the website



Hangar Theatre Box Office 

The Hangar Theatre is committed to providing exceptional theatre experiences of high professional quality to enrich, enlighten, educate, and entertain the diverse audience in the Finger Lakes region. Strong education and training programs are central parts of our commitment to the local and national artistic communities.

Check out what's Happening at the Hangar! Tickets, subscriptions, and gift certificates can be purchased at the Hangar Theatre Box Office located in Center Ithaca. Performances take place at the Hangar Theatre at 801 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850.

Office Hours: Mon-Fri 10–5 and one hour prior to all shows



Jillian's Drawers

We are a small, mom-owned, local natural parenting store dedicated to helping youfind  high quality  toys, baby carriers, shoes, breastfeeding products, nursing tops, and of course, cloth diapers! We absolutely love what we do!

We offer excellent classes, be sure to join our Facebook Group that focuses on classes and events in our Community Room! 

Store Hours: Mon 10-6; Tues 10-6; Wed 10-6; Thurs 10-4; Fri 10-6; Sat 10-6; Sun 12-5



One World Market

Fair Trade Since 1946: One World Market is a federally recognized non-profit organization, committed to fair trade by paying artisans a living wage.

Our store markets handicrafts made by artisan groups from developing countries around the world. By providing a fair income to artisans, they are able to afford improved housing, add economic vitality to their community, and provide better food, education, and healthcare to their families. One World Market started as a Ten Thousand Villages affiliated store in 2001 and became independent in 2014.

Store Hours: Mon 10:30-6; Tues 10:30-6; Wed 10:30-6; Thurs 10:30-8; Fri 10:30-8; Sat 10:30-8; Sun 10:30-6



TD Ameritrade

Visit us at our Ithaca, NY Branch and meet with a Financial Consultant who can help you understand the investment products and services we offer. From our simple approach to Investment  Guidance,  to making a plan to generate income during retirement, our experienced and knowledgeable staff can help you see what's possible. We're conveniently located at 171 E State Street, Suite 115 Ithaca, NY 14850 and while we always welcome walk-ins, appointments help us be more prepared to chat with you, we look forward to seeing you.

Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30–5



(607) 272-5275

Sangam Indian Curry

Located in Center Ithaca, Sangam is an Indian to-go cart whose parent restaurant is located on Eddy Street in Collegetown. Offering a variety of tasty traditional Indian specialties, if you're craving Indian food for lunch, the vegetable curry and side of fried pakora is an excellent meal.

Accompanying the stand, they also have a video rental section where you can borrow an assortment of Bollywood videos, and several grocers shelves with far Eastern cooking staples like rice, lentils, and nan bread.

Hours: Mon 11:30-5:30; Tues 11:30-5:30; Wed 11:30-5:30; Thurs 11:30-5:30; Fri 11:30-5:30; Saturday Closed; Sunday Closed


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Tian Jian Foods

Downtown Ithaca newest Chinese food place, is now open! Offering a sampling of authentic dishes. Come check it out!


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