The Corning Tower Observation Deck is located on the 42nd floor. Breathtaking views of Albany, the Plaza, and surrounding areas can be enjoyed. Also visible are the Hudson River Valley, the Port of Albany, large portions of the city and its government, the foothills of the Adirondacks, the Catskills, and the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. A part of the Empire State Plaza located in the heart of downtown Albany. Open Monday through Friday from 10a to 4p. Closed weekends and holidays.