Filled with History of yesteryear...
THE CONTI BUILDING IS A 147,000 SQUARE FOOT COMPLEX, SPANNING AN ENTIRE CITY BLOCK.
WITH ITS RETAIL, ARTISTS AND LOCAL INDUSTRY, THE CONTI BUILDING
HOUSES OVER 30 BUSINESSES SERVING THE COMMUNITIES BOTH LOCALLY AND NATIONALLY.
The Conti Building has witnessed remarkable transformations throughout its EXISTENCE. Originally composed of 9 separate building structures, THIS HISTORICAL LABYRiNTH PROVIDE LIVELIHOOD TO THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE.
415 Howe Avenue has been home to many thriving manufacturers, BUSINESSES AND PEOPLE that were once EXTREMELY proud to be part of the Shelton Community oF COMMERCE:
The Conti Building is centrally located in the Main Downtown Shelton and is surrounding by other incredible shops, apartment buildings and lively recreational areas that the City of Shelton has fostered in their restorative efforts; all within walking distance.
EXPLORE THE WONDERFUL COMMUNITY OF BUSINESSES THE CONTI BUILDING HAS TO OFFER
CONSTRUCTED IN 1865
The main buildingS wERE home to a corset factory AND HOSIERY MILL, AND SPONGE RUBBER PRODUCTS COMPANY
AFTER B.F. GOODRICH PURCHASED SPONGE RUBBER PRODUCTS, THEY BEGAN ConSTRUCTING A SERIES OF INTRICATE PASSAGEWAYS TO EXPAND THE MANUFACTURING/WAREHOUSING iNTO ALL 9 BUILDINGS
SHortly after the devastating FIRE THAT DESTROYED ANOTHER MAJOR PLANT LOCATION, 415 HOWE AVE WAS SOLD TO NICK CONTI PURCHASED THE BUILDING. CONTI SELF-STORAGE WAS THE FIRST SELF-STORAGE COMPANY IN THE SHELTON/VALLEY AREA. NICK CONTI ALSO DREAMED OF UTILIZING THE BUILDING TO HELP REVITALIZE THE DOWNTOWN AREA.
OVER 40 YEARS LATER, Nick Conti's daughter and grandchildren carry on his legacy or bringing commerce and community and continuing to revitalize this historical building.