Content about Noe Valley, San Francisco, California

July 15, 2012

Tuggy’s Hardware, a fixture in the Noe Valley section of San Francisco, is closing its doors, KGO-TV reported.

The 114-year-old business is owned by Denny Giovannoli, who is retiring. He began working there, helping his father, when he was 12 years old. The building is being leased to another business.



November 27, 2011

According to San Francisco's ABC7 News, Tuggy's Hardware, which opened in 1898, continues to advise customers on the art of home improvement in the Noe Valley neighborhood of San Francisco.

The article quotes Denny Giovanolli, who began working at Tuggy's when he was 12. One of the keys to the store's longevity, especially in an age of national chains, is its knowledge of local homes and the parts needed to keep them running.