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After 42 years in business, brothers Robert and Patrick Eames’s hardware store on the corner of McBryde and San Pablo avenues is shutting its doors. The store will officially close “when everything’s gone,” said Patrick. Photo by Nebiat Assefa Melles.

Photo Essay: Richmond’s Ace Hardware closing after 42 years in business

on October 7, 2016


  1. Confidential Commenter on October 7, 2016 at 10:59 pm

    It is no small feat to have stayed in the hardware business here in Richmond for 42 years. The Eames brothers have outlasted just about all if not all the other Richmond hardware stores of old that I can think of, and even in the face of the big box competition. But they had the best service of them all, hands down no question.
    Enjoy your retirement and thank you for all those years of excellent service.

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