Formerly known as Parks True Value, Back Bay Hardware has been serving the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston since 1943. Back Bay Hardware is an independently owned and operated member of the True Value cooperative.
Originally incorporated as Parks Paint and Hardware in 1943, the store was located in several places on Huntington Avenue. It was last located in the block of Huntington Avenue where Trinity Place Condominiums now stands. In January of 1979 it moved to 233 Newbury Street. In June of 2015, it moved to its current location at 221 Newbury Street.
Lex Stevens joined Parks True Value as a manager in 1995. He purchased the business in 2004. In 2010, it was re-christened Back Bay Hardware. The knowledgeable and friendly staff at Back Bay Hardware pride themselves in helping you solve life’s little problems.