Just like the New York Yankees had to take a back seat to the Boston Red Sox, it’s just about time for Apple’s New York City flagship, Apple Store Fifth Avenue, to lose its crown to Boston.

“Later this month, Apple is opening its latest flagship store on Boylston Street in Boston. The store’s main claim to fame? It’s huge. We’re talking largest Apple Store in the world, by square footage,” Jordan Golson reports for Gizmodo.

“The store, in the city’s historic Back Bay district, looks like a four-story glass cube. It’s the first store inside Boston proper and the first with (finally) easy subway access. According to a store employee, it’s a good thing Boylston Street is so big: Apple estimates 1,500-2000 customers/hour will visit,” Golson reports.

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