Morris Feinson (interview)

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45 min


ca. 2007

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Time Summary

00-10min: Main street decline; DaSilva; Drew Painter; explanation of the Third Century project;
11-20min: Flood reconstruction tore down old buildings, mistake; none of the redevelopment took hold; Ericetti; Don't see much hope; Wayne Shepherd; Sceptical about Danbury's downtown; Cook house; Tomlinson house; River Runs Through It 1994; Flood renewal; Housing;
21-30mins: Clothing business; clothing retail changed changed with casual dress; Feinson's was tailor made clothing; Zimmers children's shop; Nugents; Scotty's; Zadocks; Groveland Bar; Wooster Restaurant - near the News-Times; Cutbills; Zotis; Poor Richard's - btw Liberty and Steinbacks; Jowdy's Diner; Weelocks Records turned into Gerosa; Book business; Sell books on the Internet;
31-40 min: Book business; Bill Goodman; Frank Capiello; Meekers; Children didn't want to go into their parent's business on Main Street; I enjoyed doing business in Danbury; Tuxedo Junction and Zadock's - garbage removal was a problem; not much nice old architecture; enclave of poor people and bars;
41-45 min: New Milford - Union Saving Bank; Savings Bank of Danbury; WCSU Archives;


Devlin, William E., 1949- -- Interviewer. “Morris Feinson (interview).” Danbury's Third Century Research Collection, MS058. WCSU Archives, 9 July 2019. Accessed on the Web: 18 Sep. 2019.



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