Welcome to Hudson Hardware Store in South Minneapolis. We are a family-owned South Minneapolis Hardware store located in South Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Our South Minneapolis Hardware store has been located in the same neighborhood in South Minneapolis for over 65 years. We sell hardware, paint, paint sundries, hand tools, power tools, electrical goods, plumbing supplies, housewares items, small appliances, lawn and garden items.

Hudson Hardware

We have been serving or Standish and Ericsson neighbors since 1945. We sell Valspar line of paints. [Hudson Hardware Storefront]
2900 E 42 Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406
(612) 722 8602

Hudson Hardware is a family-owned hardware store in South Minneapolis.

We have been located in the Standish-Ericsson neighborhood since 1945. Here is our current storefront. We also offer ample off-street parking.

This picture was taken facing north from East 42nd Street.

Our store kittens, Nut (she is sleeping on the right) and Bolt (indignant at having her picture taken) taking a break from their play.

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Make sure to say 'Hi' to Nut & Bolt when you shop. Be careful, their claws are sharp!
[Our Store Cats, Nut & Bolt]
Bolt and Nut

[Lisa next to our soda fridge] Lisa Hudson
We sell cold bottled mineral water and soda pop, as well as assorted candy bars, candy and gum.

We added the cooler a few years ago and the candy a few years before that. One less stop when you are on the go.

Lisa works at the store when she isn't homeschooling her three youngest children.

We offer free popcorn popped daily in our popcorn stand to all of our customers.

Candace is a black belt currently enrolled in college and works at the store when she is not attending classes.

[Candace serving popcorn] Candace Hudson
[Jim & Kelli at the service desk] Kelli and Jim Hudson
Stop in any time during our open hours and you will most likely find Jim or Kelli at the service counter.

Kelli has graduated from college and currently works as an assistant manager.

Jim enjoys karaoke in his off-hours.

John Paul (JP for short) has been working at the store after school hours since 2009.

JP, Jim and Lisa's only boy, is also interested in computers and technology.

[John Paul ringing out a customer] John Paul Hudson running the register
[Alison taking care of a wheelbarrow] Alison Hudson
One of John Paul's younger sisters, Alison, is excited at the prospect of beginning to learn the hardware trade, and is now running the cash register on weekends and during her summer vacation.

Alison is very interested in music and loves to sing.

If you shop during a weekday you will have an opportunity to meet Margie Hudson, Jim's mom.

Margie is married to Warren (Jok to people who know him), who works back in the shop repairing windows and screens.

Jok and Margie usually are to be found working in the store on Tuesdays and Fridays

[Margie Hudson dusting shelves in the paint department] Margie Hudson
[Victoria giving some paint advice] Victoria Hudson
Victoria has just started to work at the store running the cash register. She likes to spend some after school time with her older sisters and brother, as well as play with Nut and Bolt, our store cats.

Victoria is the youngest of Jim and Lisa's children.

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SENA Standish-Ericsson Neighborhood Association Do It Yourself, DIY, Home Repair, Family Owned South Minneapolis Minnesota Full Service. Standish, Cedar, Hiawatha, Longfellow, Minnehaha, Standish, Erickson Ericsson