Remember when you didn’t want to grow up and be a Toys ‘R’ Us kid? Sadly, those days are ending for 182 areas. Toys ‘R’ Us asked the federal bankruptcy court in Richmond, Virginia for permission to close the stores, saying it has “faced a challenging commercial environment,” made worse by consumers preferring to shop online rather than visit brick and mortar stores. This amount equals to one fifth of its U.S. store fleet. The closures are scheduled to begin in early February and end in April. Despite filing for the closures, Toys ‘R’ Us says it plans to keep 1,600 stores and its online shop well-stocked.

This is sad to read as I have been going to Toys ‘R’ Us ever since I can remember. In fact, I work near one of the stores that is slated to close. I visit at least once a week to see if there is anything new that I would like to add to my many collections. I will admit when I visit the store, it’s usually empty. Christmas time was a madhouse, though, to the point there were some days I just drove past because I didn’t want to attempt to fight the crowds. Even though it is expected for Toys ‘R’ Us to be busy at Christmas time, I thought this was a sign of hope that Toys ‘R’ Us will slowly bounce back, but that doesn’t appear to be the case.

Here is a complete list of the stores that are closing:

ALABAMA

Tuscaloosa, 2600 McFarland Blvd. East

Birmingham, 335 Summit Boulevard

 

ARIZONA

Yuma, 801 W. 32nd Street

Paradise Valley, 12801 North Tatum Blvd.

Scottsdale, 9139 Indian Bend Rd.

Tucson, 4619 N. Oracle Rd.

Scottsdale, 7000 E. Mayo Blvd.

Mesa, US 60 and Signal Butte Rd.

 

ARKANSAS

Little Rock, 2616 S. Shackleford Rd.

Fort Smith, 5609-E Rogers Ave.

 

CALIFORNIA

Indio, 42500 Jackson St.

Simi Valley, 1189 Simi Town Ctr Way

Santa Clarita, 26573 Carl Boyer Dr.

Covina, 960 Lakes Drive

Puente Hills, 1600 S. Azusa Ave.

Brea, 2575 E. Imperial Highway

Westminster, 530 Westminster Mall

Torrance, 20120 Hawthorne Blvd.

Riverside, 2550 Canyon Springs Pkwy S.

Yuba City, 700 “A” Onstott Rd.

Folsom, 2785 E. Bidwell St.

Pinole, 1330 Fitzgerald

Pittsburg, 4505 Century Blvd.

San Rafael, 600 Francisco Blvd.

Brentwood, 5461 Lone Tree Way

Fairfield, 1400 Gateway Blvd.

Emeryville, 3938 Horton

East San Jose, 2179 Monterey Hwy.

San Jose, Almade865 Blossom Hill Road

Fresno, 3520 W. Shaw Ave.

Union City, 31250 Court House Drive

Stockton, 10640 Trinity Pkwy.

Santa Ana, 3900 Bristol St.

Corona, 3665 Grand Oaks CA

Mission Bay, 1240 W. Morena Blvd.

Mira Mesa, 8181 Mira Mesa Blvd.

Vista, 1990 University Drive

 

COLORADO

Aurora, 1150 S. Ironton

 

CONNECTICUT

North Haven, 376 North Universal Drive

Waterbury, 275 Union St.

Newington, 3491 Berlin Turnpike

Manchester, 169 Hale Road

 

DELAWARE

Dover, 1061 N. Dupont Highway

 

FLORIDA

Tallahassee, 1625 Apalachee Pkwy.

St. Petersburg, 1900 Tyrone Blvd.

Tampa, 3908 West Hillsborough Ave.

Orange Park, 6001 Argyle Forest Blvd.

Altamonte Spring, 708 West State Rd 436

Boca Raton, 21697 State Road # 7

Port St. Lucie, 10732 SW Village Pkwy.

Royal Palm Beach, 450 South SR 7

Kissimmee, 2601 W.Osceola Parkway

Coral Springs, 6001 West Sample Road

Kissimmee, 3214 N John Young Pkwy.

 

GEORGIA

Albany, 2601 Dawson Rd.

Smyrna, 2955 Cobb Parkway

Alpharetta, 6380 No. Point Parkway

Dunwoody, 1155 Mt. Vernon Hwy.

Douglasville, 6875 Douglas Boulevard

Conyers, 8160 Mall Parkway

Newnan, 221 Newnan Crossing Bypass

Fayetteville, 132 Pavilion Parkway

 

INDIANA

Indianapolis, 3928 E 82nd St.

Greenwood, 8800 US 31 South

 

ILLINOIS

Highland Park, 1610 Deerfield Rd.

Schaumburg, 16 East Golf Road

Vernon Hills, 295 Center Drive

Matteson, 5001 Lincoln Highway

Bricktown, 6420 W. Fullerton

Burbank, 7750 South Cicero Ave.

Niles, 5660 Touhy Ave.

 

IOWA

South Des Moines, 1211 E. Army Post Rd.

Des Moines, 8801 University Ave.

 

KANSAS

Wichita, 4646 W. Kellogg

Overland Park, 8500 W 135th St.

 

KENTUCKY

St. Mathews, 4900 Shelbyville Rd.

Simpsonville, 1155 Buck Creek Rd.

Lexington, 1965 Star Shoot Parkway

 

LOUISIANA

Slidell, 137 Northshore Blvd.

 

MAINE

Bangor, 6 Bangor Mall Blvd.

Portland, 200 Running Hill Road

 

MARYLAND

Clinton, 8401 Mike Shapiro Drive

 

MASSACHUSETTS

Dedham, 302 Providence

Millbury, 70 Worcester Providence Tpk/Rt 146

Holyoke, 50 Holyoke Street

Bellingham, 217 Hartford Ave.

Northborough, 6110 Shops Way

Framingham, Shoppers World Plaza,1 Worcester Road

 

MICHIGAN

Muskegon, 5363 Harvey Street

Traverse City, 2620 Crossing Circle

Lansing, 5900 W. Saginaw Highway

Grand Rapids, 4923 28th Street South Eas

Ann Arbor, 3725 Carpenter Road

Ann Arbor, 3725 Washtenaw

 

MINNESOTA

Minnetonka, 14100 Wayzata Blvd.

Blaine, 170 89th Ave.

Woodbury, 8236 Tamarack Village

Richfield, 900 West 78th Street South

 

MISSISSIPPI

Meridian, 1003 Bonita Lakes Circle

Pearl, Bass Pro Dr.

 

MISSOURI

Columbia, 1901 Bernadette

Cape Girardeau, 201 Silver Springs Rd.

Bridgeton, 5590 St. Louis Mills Blvd.

Chesterfield, 220 THF Blvd.

 

NEBRASKA

Omaha, 3505 S. 140th Plaza

 

NEVADA

Las Vegas, 2150 North Rainbow Blvd.

Spring Valley, 7020 Arroyo Crossing Parkway

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Nashua, 29 Gusabel Avenue

 

NEW JERSEY

Phillipsburg, 1280 Rt. 22 & St. James Ave.

Eatontown, 137 Route 35

Bridgewater, 100 Promenade Blvd.

Union, 2700 Route 22 East

North Brunswick, 909 US Hwy 1 South

Burlington, Rt. 541 & Cadillac Road

Cherry Hill, 2135 Route 38

Wayne, 7 Wayne Hills Mall

Paramus, 545 Route 17 South

East Hanover, 98 Route 10 West

Elizabeth-KidsWo, 900 Center Drive

Mt. Olive, 50 International Drive South

 

NEW MEXICO

Albuquerque, 45 Hotel Circle

 

NEW YORK

College Point, 139-19 20th Ave.

Union Square, 24-30 Union Square E.

Sayville, 5181 Sunrise Hwy NY

Massapequa, 5214 Sunrise Hwy.

Henrietta, 2335 Marketplace Drive

Amherst, 1569 Niagara Falls Blvd.

Kingston, 401 Frank Sottile Boulevard

Glens Falls, 708 Upper Glen St.

Latham, 221 Wade Road Extension

Yonkers, 2700 Central Park Ave.

Middle Village, 66 Metropolitan Ave.

Westbury, 1350 Corporate Drive.

Commack, 108 Veterans Memorial Highway

Williamsport, 461 Lycoming Mall Cir

Greece, 1530 Ridge Rd. West

 

NORTH CAROLINA

Asheville, 801 Fairview Road

Durham, 7001 Fayetteville Road

Durham, 3300 Westgate Drive

 

OHIO

Cincinnati, 6251 Glenway Ave.

Dayton, 2661 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd.

Mentor, 7841 Mentor Ave.

Dublin, 3610 West Dublin-Granville Rd.

 

OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma City, 1119 SE 66th St.

Norman, 560 Ed Noble Pkwy.

 

PENNSYLVANIA

Horsham, 100 Welsh Road

Erie, 6680 Peach St.

Monroeville, 3700 William Penn Highway

Exton, 104 Bartlett Ave.

Ross Township, 2003 Cheryl Dr.

Washington, 301 Oakspring Road

Beaver Valley, Route 18/Valley View Dr.

 

RHODE ISLAND

Warwick, 300 Quaker Lane

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

Columbia, 254 Harbison Boulevard

 

SOUTH DAKOTA

Rapid City, 450 E. Disk Drive

 

TENNESSEE

Memphis, 7676 Polo Ground Blvd.

Nashville, 5731 Nolensville Rd.

 

TEXAS

West El Paso, 801 Mesa Hills Dr.

Katy, 9730 Katy Freeway

Allen, 170 E. Stacy Road

Irving, 7730 N. MacArthur Blvd.

Lewisville, 420 E. Round Grove Rd.

Dallas, Galleria 13710 Dallas Parkway

Hurst, 1309 W. Pipeline Rd.

Hulen, 5800 Overton Ridge Blvd.

 

UTAH

Ogden, 4042 Riverdale Rd.

Midvale, 1122 Fort Union Boulevard

 

VIRGINIA

Potomac Mills, 14173 Crossing Place

Newport News, 12153 Jefferson Ave.

 

WASHINGTON

Silverdale, 3567 N.W. Randall Way

Everett, 1325A S.E. Everett Mall Parkway

Spokane, 6104 N. Division Street

 

WISCONSIN

Brookfield, 18550 W. Bluemound Rd.

Madison, 2161 Zeier Road

 

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