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Famous FAO Schwarz Building Gets a New Tenant

Under Armour will put a flagship location there

(Newser) - The iconic storefront that used to house FAO Schwarz in New York City is getting a new tenant after being vacant since last July: Under Armour. "The approximately 53,000-square-foot space is one of the most-recognized and high-traffic areas in all of New York, and our plan is to... More »

FAO Schwarz Closing Fifth Avenue Store

But it hopes to find new location in Manhattan

(Newser) - A New York City mainstay is shutting its doors: Toy retailer FAO Schwarz—yes, scene of the Tom Hanks piano scene in Big—is leaving Fifth Avenue in July. When it does, the New York Times notes that it will be the first time since 1870 that city residents won'... More »

Toys 'R' Us Buying FAO Schwarz

(Newser) - One of the biggest names in toys is buying one of the oldest. Toys 'R' Us will announce tomorrow that it has struck a deal to purchase FAO Schwarz for an undisclosed amount, reports the New York Times. The store's name won't change. FAO has been a New York City... More »

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