Family owned‑and‑operated in the West Village since 1884, if you can name it, Garber's has it...(and if not, we can get it for you). As one of New York City's longest‑running mom and pop businesses, our family takes pride in our long‑standing commitment to the neighborhood, it's residents, and customers who have travelled far‑and‑wide to visit our uniquely wonderful store.
In addition to carrying an extensive array of merchandise (including: tools, paint and painting supplies, plumbing equipment, electrical, gardening supplies, bbq and grilling supplies, planting supplies, housewares, nuts and bolts, and more) we also offer a one‑of‑a‑kind experience in our warehouse‑style space serviced by a family of experts.
Grandpa Ralph with sisters Anna, Sylvia and Benny Garber. Reflected in the mirror is great-grandma Katie Garber with Henry in a stroller, circa 1908
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Klein, Dremel, etc, etc
NUTS & BOLTS
Wood screws, toggle bolts, butterflies, anchors, masonry, shelf rests, nails….
Valspar! Yes, it’s better than Ben Moore.
Fuses, sockets, cords, lamp wire, switches, doodads and whatchamacalets
Home & Garden
Pots, hoses, soil, ice cube trays, seeds, pans, kettles, Britas filters, Sodastreams, those slidey things, casters, house numbers, Joann’s pottery and more.
Snakes, gaskets, faucets, aerators, pvc, galvanized, plumber’s putty, and George to explain how to do it all.
We know hardware
“Garber Hardware was founded by the semi-legendary Joseph Garber, an immigrant from Russia. Joseph Garber is possibly the Samuel Garber who appears in the 1900 U. S. Census living at at 305 W. 13th St. The census says that Samuel Garber was born Feb, 1860, in Russia, and that he immigrated to the U. S.[…]
“FAMILY OWNED 120+ YEARS Garber’s Hardware is one of the longest running mom and pop businesses in New York City. “When it opened it was a pushcart-style business,” says Nathaniel Garber-Schoen, whose grandfather’s grandfather opened the store in 1884, on 8th Avenue between Horatio and Jane Streets. “You took people’s orders and the store custom[…]
“New Quarters in the Village for 12 decades of Hardware” The familiar industrial orange and black sign for Garber’s Hardware in Greenwich Village looks like something out of a noir film or the label on an old oil burner. Opened in 1884 by Joseph Garber, a Russian Jewish immigrant, the store is still at[…]
“Since they began selling linseed oil and water-well equipment to Manhattanites in 1884, Garber Hardware has been something of a neighborhood institution” Read more here. Read more here.
“Village People: Garber Hardware Celebrates 125 years”
“To Hell With Design! What you really need is a good hardware store!” Check out what Apartment Therapy thinks of us here. Read more here.
Check out Garber’s mention on This Old House here “American Hardware Stores: Nuts and Bolts and Baby Scales Coast to coast, these five mom-and-pop hardware stores are every bit as unique as the communities they serve” Read more here