Manhattan’s largest Apple Store, West 14th Street to open on Friday, December 7

Apple will open its newest retail store on West 14th Street in New York’s Meatpacking District on Friday, December 7 at 6:00 p.m. EST. The Apple Store West 14th Street is Apple’s first three-story store with two floors dedicated to products and a third dedicated to services, including a 46-foot Genius Bar and specially designed areas for workshops and personal training. The Apple Store West 14th Street also introduces Pro Labs where customers can receive free, in-depth training on Apple’s industry-leading pro applications including Final Cut Pro.

“We are thrilled to open our third and largest store in Manhattan on West 14th Street,” said Ron Johnson, Apple’s senior vice president of Retail, in the press release. “We think New Yorkers will love this stunning new location and the incredibly talented team we’ve assembled to make the Apple Store West 14th Street a place where people can shop, learn and truly be inspired.”

The knowledgeable staff at the Apple Store West 14th Street includes more than 175 highly trained Mac Specialists, Mac Geniuses and Creatives who are ready to share their expertise in video editing, digital photography, music production and more. The team of Creatives at West 14th Street will begin leading free multi-session Pro Lab series in January, offering personalized instruction and hands-on experience for customers who want to take their music, video and photography skills to the next level.

Every Apple retail store offers customers great ways to get more out of their Mac, iPod and iPhone including workshops and personal training through Apple’s popular One to One program. This holiday season and all year round, customers can also book a free appointment with a Personal Shopper to get buying advice or help selecting the perfect gift for everyone on their list. The hands-on Apple retail store experience gives customers a chance to test-drive Apple’s entire product line including the revolutionary iPhone, the all-new iPod nano with video playback and the widescreen iPod touch, as well as the critically acclaimed iMac(R) line featuring the latest Intel Core 2 Duo processors and gorgeous 20- and 24-inch displays.

More than 275 million people on three continents have visited Apple retail stores since they opened in May 2001. Apple now operates 204 stores, including 13 in the UK, seven in Japan, four in Canada and one in Italy.

The Apple Store West 14th Street is located at 401 West 14th St. at 9th Avenue, one block south of Chelsea Market. It joins existing Apple retail stores on Fifth Avenue and in SoHo.

More about Apple Store West 14th Street here.

ifoAppleStore has more info and the first photos Apple Store West 14th Street here.


  1. “More than 275 million people on three continents have visited Apple retail stores since they opened in May 2001.”

    And one tall, fat person in a cheap blonde wig, dark sunglasses and a trench coat that frequently sticks his tongue out, sweats a lot and puts the fear of God into office furniture.

  2. I feel your pain, Tommy, but here in Philadelphia (birthplace of democracy, fifth largest US city, yada yada) we still don’t have one. There’s three in the burbs, but come on, when do we get a downtown store?

  3. “We need an Apple store in POUGHKEEPSIE,N.Y.”-Tommyr

    Actually Apple had planned on opening a store there,
    But they pulled the plug when they realized that
    There was no way in hell they could fit POUGHKEEPSIE,N.Y.
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  4. I was thinking the same thing, Winston.

    Maybe a spot in South Street, or close to City Hall? There’s not much shooting in downtown Philly. It’s the areas surrounding downtown (North Philly, South Philly, etc..) where most of the shootings take place.

    Frankly, I think it’s overdue to get one in Philly. Not all of us want to drive an hour to King Of Prussia or pay tolls to go to Jersey

  5. I went the opening, and waiting on line for 4 hours only to go in and be told there is no public bathroom. Apple how do you design a store you want people to stay in and take classes at without offering them a bathroom! I will never go back to that one. I’ll stick with SoHo.
    I wish they would put one in Queens, theres a huge new mall in Glendale with plenty of space (hint hint)

  6. I know! No bathroom at the West 14th Street (NYC) Apple Store. How stupid is that? We waited in line for 4 1/2 hours to find out that they forgot to put a bathroom in the store. It should be against the law to have a store that enormous and not give the customers a bathroom. What poor planning! I’m sure they’re a pain to keep clean but hey, that’s the cost of doing business in Manhattan.

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