Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

120 S Main Street  



? Jan 1903-1905 - Cook Bros. Hardware

1904–1906 - Cash Hardware Store - John F. Wiess, proprietor

1906–1908 - O T Goss and Charles Replogle (click for larger)

1907 - Henry Pecher has opened a tin shop under the hardware
    1908 - Jan 9 - Henry Pecher has mocved his tin shop into the old post office quarters (This was what is now 110 N. Main )


1908–1943 - Cash Hardware Co. O T Goss

1919


1943 - Mar 24 - Goss Hardware Taking Inventory Pending Sale - Goss Harddware has been closed so that an inventory can be taked pending a sale of the business by O. T. Goss to Paul Snyder. Further detailes will be announce next week when the deal has been completed. It is expected that the store will be open next Monday.

1943 - Mar 31 - Goss Hardware Now Owned by P. Snyder - ... Jesse Crabb is the manager and will be assisted by Sylvester Zechiel who has been assoicated with the business for 30 years

1948 - 1952 Culver News Agency - south half

Menser Building
    A transcation was completed last week whereby Paul Snyder became the owner of the Menser Building on Main Street

    The Citizen Hardware of which Mr. Snyder is the proprietor, occupies the main floo of this building. Clarence and Harry Menser are the fromer owners of the buildinf, which has been in the family since 1890.


1943- 1967 - Culver Hardware Store Paul T Snyder (click for larger)


1953 - Sep 3 - Kosterman's Watch Repair & Jewelry Store - Joseph V. Kosterman
    1955 0ct 12 - Vince Kosterman has closed his Jewelry shop, having decided to do watch and clock repairing in his own home.


1967 –2007 - Culver Hardware Store William F “Bill” Snyder (click for larger) Basement level for a period in the 1990's held a Golf Pro Shop ran by Mike Snyder.


2007, Dec-2013,Oct - Culver Pro Hardware - David Begg / Hilltop Rentals LLC

2013 - Oct. - Culver Hardware to close by the end of October purchased by Robert Hollender a contractor from Illinois and Whitney Alvis . The ful intent is to divided the building into 2 seperate store fronts hoping to draw in more businesses - asyet what will be done with the remainder of the space has not been determined as yet.


A New Era

The building is being renovated - at street level it will revert back to two store fronts - tho by early information the Hardware only used on section and the other was mainly used as a storage area for the hardware and did not contain another buisness back in the "old days"

Care is been taken to respect the history of the building.

The First Tenant -

The First Tenant Will locate in the basement with the entrance being on the Madison Street side.

The basement has been renovated -
    It has been cleaned out and and the walls have been pressure-washed and said to be the cleanest it's been in 100 years.

    Among changes in the space, a will be cleaning and tuck-pointing the fieldstone making up the outer walls, opening up the original windows (most of which had been boarded up), addition of a sliding door out to the courtyard, which will allow customers to bring bicycles easily into the shop by utilizing a new ramp from the sidewalk. The original "human" sized door, facing onto Madison, is still present and will be restored as well....


2013, Nov - Robert Hollender & Whitney Alvis / 120 S Main St. LLC

2014 - Oct - ? Rideon Bike Rentals - Chris Chambers

2016, Aug.. - Multi use I M A G I N E... the possibilities. Our bricks and mortar shop located in the heart of downtown Culver is designed to be a one-stop shopping experience. Our unique approach to creating the perfect home includes a multiplier of three; combining the talents of a realtor, contractor and interior designer to help you FIND * FIX * and FURNISH the home YOU have always dreamed of, but never IMAGINED
    Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group - Office
      Lindsey Pick, Coldwell Banker
      Roth Wehrly Garber - Realtor
      Roebrt Beck - Realtor

      Moved to 108 N. Main St.


    Imagine (Find, Fix, Furnish) - Jonathan Stigler & Matt Salyer, co-owners


? - 2018 Jonathan's Antique's - Jonathan Stigler

2018 - The Collective - Small Buisness Incubator Danielle Maverick & Whitney Alvis
    Grand Opening - Dec 7. To be small retail shops; organizations, online stores, consignments (percentage of sale to for use of space), shared workspaces, and a a place to host meeting workshops and events.

    It will have an open, mixed concept making occupants visible to every one who visits.

    Desks will be included, WI-FI and worshop for meeting spaced. There will be on checkout system for all of the vendors. Physical space will be avaialble to Desplay information, "120 South Main" can be used for a business mailing address which also facilityates advertising on Google.

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[OP L33 HOUGHTON'S COR AMND SW COR L33] -

This is the cement building/Garage behind the Main street building it is one whole property with 2 buildings - for a while in the 1960's it bore the address of 108 E. Madison.







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