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Jeffrey's Is Closing Because It Can't Afford Eye-Popping $40,000 Rent

It's a sad end for the mom and pop toy store

Jeffrey's Toys; photo by Justin Sullivan via Getty Images
Jeffrey's Toys; photo by Justin Sullivan via Getty Images

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One of the last toy stores standing in the city will close come May. Jeffrey's Toys worked hard to keep its location last year, but while it won that battle, it lost the war.

According to CBS, the toy store's landlord wants $40,000 per month for rent, which will allegedly be fulfilled by an incoming restaurant. That's five-times the rent the toy store had been paying.

Whether you're a lifelong Jeffrey's customer, or you're just learning about the shop, you still have a few weeks to visit the Market Street store before closes on May 8th. And if a Lego set or game strikes your fancy, everything is 20% off to prepare for the big move out date.

Jeffrey's Toys & Comics

685 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94105 (415) 243-8697