October 20, 2021

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Nimmo Components is for sale, may perhaps close for great

PEORIA — Like the challenging rap of a quickly hammer, the clock is ticking on a South Peoria stalwart.

Nimmo Hardware, which has been furnishing do-it-you supplies and tips for eight decades at 2329 W. Starr St., is up for sale. If no buyer comes ahead by the conclusion of the thirty day period, owner Dave Campbell programs to liquidate his stock, lock the front door and retire from get the job done. A closure would imply the finish to the only components retailer remaining in South Peoria.

“I would adore for an individual in the neighborhood to acquire over,” claimed Campbell, 69.

Manufactured in 1936, the 3,000-square-foot constructing has hosted a hardware shop since at the very least 1940. Just after primary operator Ray Zerwekh, numerous other folks ran the shop ahead of Robert Nimmo purchased the location in 1972.