Cook Iron Store


P1020458.JPG P1020460.JPGView of the front of the building.

128 St. Paul Street, Rochester, NY 14604
Hours (as of November 2013)
Monday - Friday: 7:00AM to 4:00PM
585 454 5840
1 888 774 3289
Wheelchair Accessible
Info Needed
<orders AT heavydutystore DOT com>

Cook Iron Store is a longtime independent hardware store in the St. Paul Quarter. It was founded in 1907 as Daniel L. Cook's blacksmith shop. The business moved to its current location, the Journal American Building, in 1936. Since the 1980s Cook Iron has specialized in construction and MRO products such as Black & Decker/DeWalt, Cooper Tools, and Stanley and Ridge Tools. They branched out into the national market in 2004 with the launch of, a tool and contractor supplies website. They are also the sole converter of cotton shop rags in the area, since the acquisition of Flower City Wiper in 2009.1


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2023-11-13 19:35:03   Bought by Colony Hardware April 27, 2018 (see although I drive by there every week and only noticed new Colony Hardware signage a few months ago. —markjackson