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Toys 'R' Us in Times Square shuts down: Pictures

The Toys "R" Us in Times Square, the chain's flagship location that housed a 60-foot Ferris wheel, closed on Dec. 30, 2015, ending 14 years in the "Crossroads of the World." The company said it was shutting the store because it could not afford a proposed rent hike.

Here are pictures taken by a Reddit user about 30 minutes before it shuttered its doors.

Customers can be seen at the multi-level store
Photo Credit: HabichuelaConDulce via Reddit

Customers can be seen at the multi-level store that housed a 60-foot Ferris wheel on closing day at the Toys "R" Us in Times Square on Dec. 30, 2015.

The famous growling, 20-foot animatronic Tyrannosaurus Rex was
Photo Credit: HabichuelaConDulce via Reddit

The famous growling, 20-foot animatronic Tyrannosaurus Rex was still there on closing day at the Times Square Toys "R" Us on Dec. 30, 2015.

Photo Credit: HabichuelaConDulce via Reddit

"49.99" read a sign on an empty shelf at the Times Square Toys "R" Us before it closed permanently on Dec. 30, 2015.

Someone disappeared with all the Nerf toys at
Photo Credit: HabichuelaConDulce via Reddit

Someone disappeared with all the Nerf toys at the Times Square Toys "R" Us seen less than an hour before it closed on Dec. 30, 2015.

The Toys
Photo Credit: HabichuelaConDulce via Reddit

The Toys "R" Us certainly looked like a store that was ready to shut down on Dec. 30, 2015.

Few products remained on many shelves, and some
Photo Credit: HabichuelaConDulce via Reddit

Few products remained on many shelves, and some were completely empty, in the minutes before Toys "R" Us in Times Square closed for good on Dec. 30, 2015.

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