FAO Schwarz celebrates 150 Anniversary

FAO Schwarz celebrates 150th Anniversary by displaying historic toys all around the store. Visit FAO and look back in time at some of your favorite vintage toys – “A Gallery of Historic Toys” will be showcasing 25 vintage versions of toys until April 10.  Bring your kids to the store and show them some of your favorite vintage toys you cherished when you were a child.  FAO Schwarz had the vision since 1862 to be more than just a toy store but to be a magical... Read More

Christmas Time

What better way to celebrate Christmas then to visit New York City during the Holiday Season. New York City truly shines during this special time of the year. I hope everyone around the world gets a chance to someday experience the “magic” that Manhattan has to offer. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Video footage includes Radio City, Rockefeller Center, Citi Pond at Bryant Park, Lord & Taylor Holiday Windows, FAO Schwarz, Ice Skating Rink at Rockefeller... Read More

FAO Schwarz

FAO Schwarz, the most famous toy store in New York City and quite possibly the world, has been known as second home to Santa and his elves since first opening their doors in 1876.  After trying a few different locations they finally settled into their current famed flagship location at 5th Ave and 59th street in 1986.  It has been a major year round tourist destination and the biggest holiday destination ever after.  Offering something for every kid and as well as for the kid... Read More

The Smurfs

The Smurfs take over FAO Schwarz the most famous toy store in New York City.  If you want to see the Smurfs this week head over to FAO Schwarz from 2 – 4PM, until Friday, July 29th, 2011. Location: 767 5th Avenue at 58th St. New York, NY, 10153 Sammy on the giant piano keys – Remember the walking piano featured in the romantic comedy “Big”?  Read More

General Motors Building

The General Motors Building is a 50-story, office tower facing Fifth Avenue at 59th Street . The building occupies a full city block, and the lobby is the home of FAO Schwarz toy store. The construction started started in 1964 and finished in 1968. Nearby locations: Pond in Central Park, Grand Army Plaza, Plaza Hotel, 5th Avenue Apple Store. Location: 767 Fifth Avenue between 58th and 59th Streets  Read More