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Art comes to life in Winsted’s old mills

Artists such as Jessica Rosario of Cottage Wicks will open their studios at Whiting Mills in Winsted on Saturday, April 28, and Sunday, April 29, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be joined by visiting artists and food vendors. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

WINSTED — Following the example of other cities across the country, Winsted is in the process of converting some of its older industrial spaces into artist studios and loft-like residences. 

Whiting Mills on Whiting Street has been a particularly successful conversion. It was the home of Winsted Hosiery from the late 1800s until the company went out of business in the 1960s.

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