Gordon's Ace Hardware was founded in 1950 as a single store at the corner of State Street and Oak Street in downtown Chicago. In the 1980's, the company began its expansion and is currently an eight store chain located throughout the Chicagoland area. Gordon's Ace Hardware is a locally owned, family run business and has been part of the community for three generations. As your local Ace Hardware, our store is a member of the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the industry. Ace Hardware began as a small chain of stores in 1924 and has grown to include more than 5,000 stores in 50 states and more than 70 countries. Each Ace Hardware is unique and tailored to meet the needs of its local community. We are all committed to being "the Helpful Place" by offering our customers knowledgeable advice, helpful service and quality products. As the helpful hardware folks in your community, we promise that, "helping you is the most important thing we have to do today."