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For its holiday windows this year, the Urban Outfitters on Fifth Avenue has decided to pay homage to iconic New York City landmarks, like the Chrysler Building and the Statue of Liberty. They've also decided to include some less-desirable elements of city life, like pigeons and rats.
And fortunately, you don't just have to settle for them in 2D form. For the first time this year, Urban Outfitters is including animation in its displays, so you can watch big silver rats chase a train throughout all of the windows. Sadly missing: The Urban Outfitters boyfriend. Maybe next year.
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