Apple Store Fifth Avenue’s webpage contains the note: “We’ll be closed starting at 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 3 and will reopen at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 4.”
“Apple’s $6.6 million renovation started back in June and involved replacing the cube’s 90 glass panels with a much simpler 15 glass panel design,” Arnold Kim reports for MacRumors.
A MacRumors reader “reports that today they’ve torn away much of the white covering along the bottom of the store. This area remains hidden from the street level view due to the surrounding construction barriers,” Kim reports. “Workers have been power-washing the ground, presumably in preparation for the grand unveiling.”
See some recent photos in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” and “Jax44” for the heads up.]
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