Former owners of main frame shops are retiring and looking to sell their business

Former Main Chassis Store, 2766 W. College Ave., State College. Photo of Geoff Rushton |

After 45 years in business, the owners of Old Main Frame Shop and Gallery are retiring at the end of 2022 and are looking for a buyer interested in continuing their store’s longstanding tradition in the State College area.

Janet McKenna and Marie Librizzi said in a joint statement that they look forward to their retirement on December 31 and “all the great adventures we can experience in the years to come”.

“As customers and friends, you have been a big part of our success throughout 45 years of business and we want to express our sincere appreciation to you,” they wrote. “Our clients, colleagues and friends have left us with great memories that we will always keep with us.”

The custom framing studio and art gallery will continue to take orders through Nov. 30 at its location at 2766 W. College Ave. or online at

Old Main Frame Shop was originally located at 136 E. College Ave. in downtown State College before move to current location in early 2020.

McKenna and Librizzi said their retirement opens up an opportunity for the right buyer.

“Custom framing is a thriving industry that has grown and evolved over the past few years,” they wrote. “Old Main Frame Shop is a turnkey small business
which would include a large customer base, inventory, equipment and tools and would be a wonderful opportunity for anyone wishing to expand an existing business,
small business thrives in the positive economic environment of State College and Penn State University.

Interested parties may contact Librizzi at 814-360-2382.

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