Relocation Interviewer


1st Month of work, they finally gave Frank an office.  Prior to that, He sat outside on the staircase until he pushed for what you see here.

His Relocation Interviewer salary was $3,400 per year.


The first model made by Frank for the B2 project in the downtown area specifically named buildings to be built in the future from Urban Renewal.  Every building he projected came to fruition exactly as presented 7 years prior to actual development completion.

“[Frank] reminds me of a young Robert Moses.  He is way ahead of his time.”
-Bill White, 1966 at Model presentation , Jefferson Street.

“I’m impressed with a young man from Waterbury taking charge like this.  It’s about time we move forward.”
-Mayor Raymond Synder, 1966 at Model presentation, Jefferson Street

Frank talks about Holy Land USA on The Daily Show (Stephen Colbert Feature – Shrine of the Times)—shrine-of-the-times
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Frank was interviewed about The Holy Land USA by Stephen Colbert for a segment called “Shrine of the Times” which aired on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.


President Regan with Mayor Mike Bergin Jr.


DSC_0074_cropMayor Mike Bergin Jr. was, without a doubt, of the 14 Mayors I served under, the most progressive, development-oriented, Mayor.  He always had Waterbury’s future in mind on every decision he made in relation to Urban Renewal and Economic Development.” -Frank Davino

President Regan together with Mac Baldridge, Secretary of Commerce (one of Frank’s mentors and personal cowboy friend.), holding up the “We’re UP on Waterbury!” t-shirt on The Green during the president’s visit to Waterbury.  The Waterbury UP Campaign and Committee was Frank’s idea and became a large part of the huge and successful public relations program promoting Waterbury across the USA.