Kirkwood Ace Hardware / Hardware Hank
Kirkwood Ace Hardware has been a local hardware store for many years. Originally known as Kirkwood Hardware Hank, the store originated in a building located on South 3rd Street. Current owner Jeff Hinz purchased the store in 1990.
The building that has housed Kirkwood Ace Hardware since 2007 was built in 1990 to house Friendly True Value. The Bismarck True Value had actually closed once before, but later reopened prior to once again going out of business in 2006.
The building that housed Ace Hardware/Hardware Hank on 3rd Street is now home to Easter Seals Goodwill Store.
Another Ace Hardware store, Anderson Ace, which first opened in 1938. The store relocated in the 1950s, where it remained until closing in 1996.