R.I.P. Nova Clutch Inc.

NovaClutch_DUMBO

R.I.P. Nova Clutch Inc.

Original inspirational namesake located at 39 Front St. #2, DUMBO-Brooklyn, NY. The building was demolished April 2007.

The Zerega building, now known as Nova Clutch building was built in 1848. From a brooklynbridgepark.org ‘fun-facts’, Antoine Zerega built the first American pasta factory in 1848 on Front Street in Dumbo which remained in operation until the 1950s when Antoine’s grandson moved it to New Jersey. According to the Zerega website, they “trace our roots back to Brooklyn, NY, where Antoine Zerega founded the American pasta industry in 1848. ”

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