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The world’s largest ‘Harry Potter’ store is coming to New York City. Here’s what to expect

The store was supposed to feature a fiberglass dragon until a community board voted the proposal down

A still of Daniel Radcliffe from “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.”
A still of Daniel Radcliffe from “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.”

All of your magical shopping needs will soon be taken care of in one place, when the world’s largest “Harry Potter”-themed store will open in New York City this summer, according to CNN.

The planned three-story, 20,000-square-foot store will feature official Warner Bros. products, as well as items like Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans from Universal Studios, People magazine reported.

The store will be located in Manhattan, next to the historic Flatiron Building at 935 Broadway, according to CNN.

“This will be the largest dedicated Harry Potter store in the world and will become a must-visit fan destination where Harry Potter enthusiasts can engage with interactive experiences and numerous photo opportunities as they step into the magic,” said Sarah Roots, Warner Bros.’ Senior Vice President of Worldwide Tours and Retail, in a statement according to People.

Along with the store, there will also be a sidewalk cafe that will likely serve “Harry Potter”-themed foods like butterbeer, though Warner Bros’ has not yet released many details, according to Newsweek.

The design of the store has changed from its initial plans after Manhattan’s Community Board 5 voted down some of the plans, such as a fiberglass dragon outside of the building and flagpoles designed to look like wands, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Warner Bros. has not yet announced an official opening date but has said the store will open this summer, according to CNN.