Argo Electronics in NYC to close

Christian Liendo christian_liendo at
Thu Aug 7 07:53:20 CDT 2008

I just saw a commercial on NY1 stating that Argo Electronics is closing. They were the last Electronic Surplus stores on Canal St. I never saw a commercial for Argo. 

For those of you that don't know the significance. Back in the 80s (probably back in the 70s too but I am not that old), Canal St in NYC had many electronic surplus stores. Everything from radios to oscilloscopes. There are still electronic stores there but nothing like Argo. I remember buying all sorts of stuff. Well it looks like they are closing. 

Here are some sites that show pictures of Argo

The address
393 Canal St
New York, NY 10013-1691
Phone: (212) 226-4945


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