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Toys “R” Us Opening Holiday Pop-Up at the Crossroads of the World

Toys “R” Us Opening Holiday Pop-Up at the Crossroads of the World

Toys “R” Us is heading back to Times Square.

After a nearly two-year hiatus, Toys “R” Us plans to reopen a 35,000-square-foot temporary holiday store at 1466 Broadway (also known as the Knickerbocker Building) this month, the toy giant announced in a news release this morning.

The store at the corner of West 42nd Street and Broadway will span three levels (lower level and first and second floors), with an entrance on Broadway. The terms of the lease were not immediately clear and nor was when the store would be open.

The store is making a come back in time for the holiday season “in response to customer demand,” according to the release.  

“The Times Square holiday shop reunites our brand with an iconic New York destination which we are thrilled about,” David Brandon, the chairman and chief executive officer of Toys “R” Us, said in a statement.

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Toys “R” Us’ former Times Square location. Photo: Andrew Kelly/Getty Images

On the lower level, the store will feature hot wheels, action figures, bikes and scooters, and the first level will house New York City memorabilia, movie toys and electronic and entertainment devices. There will be Lego and Nerf shops and arts and crafts items on the second floor, along with a dedicated play area. And the second level will have life-sized toy displays including an animatronic dinosaur (although it will be smaller than the one at the previous store). 

At the location customers will be able to access the  “Buy Online, Pick Up In-Store” service.

Invesco paid $196 million in 2012 for a majority stake in the retail condominium at the building, as The Real Deal reported at the time.

Toys “R” Us closed the  doors of its former 110,000-square-foot Time Square square at 1514 Broadway in December last year. It had a 60-foot indoor Ferris wheel and a 4,000-square-foot Barbie dollhouse, as CO previously reported. About half of that space has been leased by Gap and Old Navy, as CO also reported.

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