100 years later, Brown’s still here

100 years later, Brown’s still here

Owner: Durangoans’ tastes are ‘active, laid back but sophisticated’
Steve Swisher fits a shoe for 4-year-old Tallas Cantsee of Ignacio inside Brown’s Shoe Fit on Main Avenue. Brown’s Shoe Fit, now at 871 Main Avenue, opened in Durango in 1977, and the firm celebrates 100 years in business this month.
Steve Swisher prepares a boot for a customer during the Labor Day holiday in Brown’s Shoe Fit store on Main Avenue. The store, part of a small chain of eight franchises, specializes in meeting the footwear needs of small town residents. “Each store is operated solely for the environment of the town it’s in,” said Tom Brown, president and general partner, of the firm.

100 years later, Brown’s still here

Steve Swisher fits a shoe for 4-year-old Tallas Cantsee of Ignacio inside Brown’s Shoe Fit on Main Avenue. Brown’s Shoe Fit, now at 871 Main Avenue, opened in Durango in 1977, and the firm celebrates 100 years in business this month.
Steve Swisher prepares a boot for a customer during the Labor Day holiday in Brown’s Shoe Fit store on Main Avenue. The store, part of a small chain of eight franchises, specializes in meeting the footwear needs of small town residents. “Each store is operated solely for the environment of the town it’s in,” said Tom Brown, president and general partner, of the firm.
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