25 June 2008

A Good Sign: Warshaw Hardware

Hardware stores seem to be among the most tenacious of Manhattan's older business concerns. Warshaw Hardware on Third Avenue and 20th Street has been hanging on since 1928, the year before the Crash.

1 comment:

Idalmi Hernandez Horton said...

No one was more surprised than I when I went to visit my old neighborhood last year and discovered that Warshaw Hardware was still there. It brought back a flood of memories. I used to live at 212 E 20th St. from 1952 thru 1966 until the building we lived in was demolished to make room for the expansion of The Cabrini Medical Center. From paint to having keys made Warshaw was where my parents went. It is so nice to know that some things don't change and that, in some sense, we can go home.