Iconic FAO Schwarz’s Fifth Avenue Store Closes

FAO Schwarz on Fifth Avenue closes July 15.

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Soldiers stand outside the Fifth Avenue location of FAO Schwarz on July 14, one day before its last day open. (Credit: Michaela Yurick)
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The Fifth Avenue location of FAO Schwarz is filled with customers who want to take a look inside before it closes. (Credit: Michaela Yurick)
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Customer pack inside the Fifth Avenue location of FAO Schwarz to take a look at the iconic store before it closes. (Credit: Michaela Yurick)
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Children look at the legos in the FAO Schwarz, Fifth Avenue. (Credit: Michaela Yurick)
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Customers look at Ugly Dolls in FAO Schwarz, Fifth Avenue before it closes. (Credit: Michaela Yurick)
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A shot of the cafe inside FAO Schwarz, Fifth Avenue. (Credit: Michaela Yurick)
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FAO Schwarz, Fifth Avenue is known for their large stuffed animals. (Credit: Michaela Yurick)
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Customers visit FAO Schweetz inside of FAO Schwarz on Fifth Avenue to satisfy their sweet tooth. (Credit: Michaela Yurick)
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A giant gummy bear sits in FAO Schweetz in FAO Schwarz, Fifth Avenue. (Credit: Michaela Yurick)
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This face greeted FAO Schwarz, Fifth Avenue customers on the clock tower inside the store from 1986 to 2004. (Credit: Michaela Yurick)
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A large candy fixture in FAO Schweetz in FAO Schwarz, Ffith Avenue. (Credit: Michaela Yurick)
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Customers shuffle into the Fifth Avenue location of FAO Schwarz on July 14, one day before the store closes. (Credit: Michaela Yurick)
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Customers dance on the famous Big Piano on the second-story of FAO Schwarz, Fifth Avenue, on July 14, one day before the store closes. (Credit: Michaela Yurick)
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Customers dance on the famous Big Piano on the second-story of FAO Schwarz, Fifth Avenue, on July 14, one day before the store closes. (Credit: Michaela Yurick)
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The FAO Schwarz sign hangs from the ceiling inside the Fifth Avenue location that was established in 1862. (Credit: Michaela Yurick)
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