by Lucy Foster

location:   609 Fifth Avenue at 49th Street
                New York, NY 10017

  The American Girl Place store is filled with the entire line of historical dolls, a cafĂ©, a bookstore, a Photo Studio, a theater and just about everything little doll lovers can enjoy. The popular doll store has a Doll Hospital where old dolls can be dropped off and repaired within two weeks. The store offers special packages for special events that you may purchased for birthdays or fun parties at the store. The American Girl store has a very reasonable photo studio where you can get your child’s photo taken from $22.95–$34.95 and they will put her on the cover of a souvenir issue of American Girl magazine. Reservations are not accepted for the Photo Studio since it is on a first-come, first-served basis. The cafe in the store serves Brunch, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, and Dinner all under $30.00 per person. The cafe has gained a reputation of serving up creatively tasty dishes with a very friendly staff. The cafe is a popular place for birthday parties so make your reservations at 800–845-0005. Make sure your child brings her doll along for a makeover at the store’s doll salon. The American Girl Place store will delight your child!