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From the May 2011 edition of the Glover Park Gazette:

Sullivan’s Toys & Art Supplies (3412 Wisconsin Ave.) has found a new home—at least for the next few years. According to owner Tam Sullivan, the beloved toy shop will move to 4200 Wisconsin Ave. (at Van Ness St.) in June. Sullivan’s shop is being forced to move due to the redevelopment of its current location.

Glover Park kid-lovers and artists had hoped the shop might relocate to our commercial strip, and Sullivan says that could still happen when the new, three-year lease runs out. “We love Glover Park,” he says. “It’s got soul, and the families have their feet on the ground!”

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From the January 2011 edition of the Glover Park Gazette:

Sullivan’s Toy Store & Art Supplies (3412 Wisconsin Ave.) continues to hunt for a new location, and several Glover Park properties have been in play. But so far, the shop has not managed to strike a deal with a landlord. We hear that at least one landlord with a vacant Glover Park storefront has turned the family-owned store down because the landlord is holding out for a national retail tenant. Owner Tam Sullivan would not confirm that or say which Glover Park properties he has investigated, but two that would seem to meet the store’s square footage needs are the combined Fan Fair and Vespa space at Georgetown Plaza (2233 Wisconsin Ave.), vacant since late 2008, and the former Mobili space (2201 Wisconsin Ave.), vacant for more than three years.

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From the November 2010 edition of the Glover Park Gazette:

An email campaign to convince Cleveland Park’s Sullivan’s Toy Store and Art Supplies (3412 Wisconsin Ave.) to move to Glover Park has strongly piqued the owner’s interest. “I absolutely would consider coming down there,” says Tam Sullivan, who received more than 100 emails from enthusiastic Glover Parkers after his address was posted on the Glover Park Yahoo newsgroup last month. Sullivan’s popular shop will be forced to move next year—at least temporarily—due to redevelopment of its current location. Though the owner is keeping all his options open, he is actively looking at Glover Park storefronts and says he has a sentimental attachment to the neighborhood, where he and his brother played softball as children.

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