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CARNEGIE LIBRARY: INSIDE APPLE’S NEW FLAGSHIP STORE

Carnegie Library has been labeled Apple’s “most historic, ambitious restoration by far,” an Apple Store that’s more than two years in the making, costing over $30 million. This week, we lift the lid on the new retail space, exploring the site’s expansive history, and its role in reshaping the Apple Store experience as we head into the company’s service-focused era.

STEEPED IN HISTORY

It’s unusual to label a retail location iconic on the day it opens its doors, but that’s what you get when you spend tens of millions renovating one of Washington’s most renowned sites. It was a tall order for Apple to take on the responsibility of a location steeped in history, but the company has now cemented itself as an American hero - pumping life into locations that had previously served as community hubs and destinations for great American citizens. Apple has not only

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