Published On: Sat, May 16th, 2015

FAO Schwarz Closing Iconic Manhattan Store

The rent was just too damned high!

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Do you remember that scene from “Big” where Tom Hanks plays chopsticks by jumping up and down on a giant electric piano? Of course you do.

Well that scene was filmed at the FAO Schwarz in Manhattan opposite The Plaza Hotel right by Central Park.

Bloomberg reports that its parent company, Tors R’ Us, is looking for another location.


by Matthew Townsend and David M Levitt

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