Portland, Oregon: Hippo Hardware

A hardware store with a happy half-human hippopotamus as its primary decorating scheme.

1040 E. Burnside St., Portland, OR
On the SW corner of NE 11th Ave. and E. Burnside St.
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Hippo Hardware.

Hippo Hardware

Fun place for hardware and hippos. When you think of "Keep Portland Weird," you think of places like this. Free, but bring money so you can buy something. Tiny hippos are around $5.

[peaceandchaos, 11/23/2017]

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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