After a period of closure for upgrade since 2017, Apple officially reopened the legendary Fifth Avenue Apple Store in New York, the same day the new iPhone trio sells worldwide.
An iconic store like Apple’s Fifth Avenue is very hard to restore. Over the past 13 years the cube with bright Apple logo on the glass doors has been becoming a famous place in New York while the surrounding skyscrapers stand and show the above view. Upgrading this store is like marking history for Apple.
Steve Jobs – the late Apple CEO choose the location for the store in 2006 and he himself welcome the early customers who visit the cube. Until now, Apple’s Fifth Avenue has received more than 57 million visitors, exceeding the ones for the Empire State Building or the Statue of Liberty. The glass cubes is the places where Apple launch the first iPhone in 2007.
And the curtain is coming down, on September 20 the legendary Apple ‘s Fifth Avenue Store in New York has officially reopened, and at the same time Apple products namely iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max officially put on the shelves of the cellphone shop. The store has close for refurbishment since 2017. The Apple Store at that time was moved to a different building nearby.
And Apple only keeps their logo in New York City and remains the door with 15 glass panels but changes the inside completely. The old store is ruined and Apple designs the new one with the support of Foster and Partners architecture firm. Apple also rebuilds the square surroundings. Below the store there are 62 circular skylights which shone natural light. There are 18 sky lens in the left and right of the cube, including shiny metal chairs which can also bring a panoramic view under the store.