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Business Listing   Albert's Shoe Repair - Astoria, NY - Phone: (718) 278-0832


Business Listing   Alex Shoe Repair - Astoria, NY - Phone: (718) 278-9599


Business Listing   Arnold's Shoe Repair - Astoria, NY - Phone: (718) 726-1294


Business Listing   Cut Rate Shoe Repair - Astoria, NY - Phone: (718) 728-9775


Business Listing   I & S Shoe Repair - Astoria, NY - Phone: (718) 786-6152


Business Listing   Jack's Shoe Repair - Astoria, NY - Phone: (718) 726-7204


Business Listing   Jimmy's Shoe REPR - Astoria, NY - Phone: (718) 932-0802


Business Listing   Rafael Shoe Repair - Astoria, NY - Phone: (718) 777-2919


   
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Helpful Definition for: Shoe Repairing


Shoe Repairing, or shoe making, is a traditional handicraft profession. People who repair shoes are also known as cobblers. As the name suggests, shoe repairing deals mainly with repairing of shoes, however, in Astoria cobblers also produce a range of footwear like shoes, boots, sandals, etc. A shoe maker or repairer is also known as a cordwainer in Astoria. A cordwainer is somebody who makes shoes and other articles from fine soft leather. Historically, there was a distinction between a cordwainer, who made luxury shoes and boots out of the finest leathers, and a cobbler, who repaired them. This distinction gradually weakened, particularly during the twentieth century, when there was a predominance of shoe retailers who neither made nor repaired shoes.

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