Difference between revisions of "Hippo Hardware"

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The store was founded by Steven Miller and Stephen Oppenhiem in 1976, when they were selling junk from a pickup truck. In 1978, they rented a 2000 square foot space on [[East 12th Avenue|SE 12th]], and moved to their current location in 1990.
 
The store was founded by Steven Miller and Stephen Oppenhiem in 1976, when they were selling junk from a pickup truck. In 1978, they rented a 2000 square foot space on [[East 12th Avenue|SE 12th]], and moved to their current location in 1990.
  
In July 2013, concerns were raised over poor treatment of two [[wikipedia:cockatiel|cockatiels]] for sale at Hippo Hardware. A PortlandWiki editor [[A PortlandWiki user's call to boycott Hippo Hardware|called for a boycott]]. There has been no proof or evidence provided concerning the treatment of the cockatiels.  
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In July 2013, concerns were raised over poor treatment of two [[wikipedia:cockatiel|cockatiels]] for sale at Hippo Hardware. A PortlandWiki editor [[A PortlandWiki user's call to boycott Hippo Hardware|called for a boycott]]. There has been no proof or evidence provided that any animals were mistreated by the hardware store.  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 13:30, 1 July 2014

Hippo Hardware is a reclaimed hardware store located at 1040 E. Burnside in the Buckman neighborhood.

The store was founded by Steven Miller and Stephen Oppenhiem in 1976, when they were selling junk from a pickup truck. In 1978, they rented a 2000 square foot space on SE 12th, and moved to their current location in 1990.

In July 2013, concerns were raised over poor treatment of two cockatiels for sale at Hippo Hardware. A PortlandWiki editor called for a boycott. There has been no proof or evidence provided that any animals were mistreated by the hardware store.

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