Found in almost every home in America, Pyrex might be the most recognizable innovation in glassmaking developed in Corning, New York. Introduced in 1915, this temperature-resistant borosilicate glass could be used to prepare, serve, and store food, breaking barriers separating how we all live, eat, and interact with glass in our homes. Discover the story of Corning, New York as the “Crystal City” from cut glass to Pyrex in our newly redesigned Crystal City Gallery.
Pyrex Refrigerator Dishes in “Primary Color” Pattern, Corning Glass Works, Charleroi, Pennsylvania, United States, 1947-1960. 2010.4.544.