Portland, Oregon: Hippo Hardware

A hardware store with a happy half-human hippopotamus as its primary decorating scheme.
Address:
1040 E. Burnside St., Portland, OR
Directions:
On the SW corner of NE 11th Ave. and E. Burnside St.
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The Hippodrome. Hippo Hardware

This place is a gem! Not your usual hardware store. It is a huge, old warehouse filled with old stuff. Looking for the globe for a retro lamp, or an authentic 1900 era doorknob for your bungalow? They'll have it.

[Heather, 01/24/2010]

An eclectic hardware store with a happy half-human hippopotamus as its primary decorating motif. We spotted the cartoon Roman hippo-drome columns...

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