Apple planning new type of Apple Store in Palo Alto

January 11, 2010

A recent 3-0 vote of the architectural review board in Palo Alto, Calif., gave permission for Apple to uniquely transform what stands as an 86-year-old former grocery store on 340 University Ave. in the tech-glazed town of over 60,000 residents.

Apple will be moving an Apple Store just one block away from the new site in order to design a store with a completely transparent facade, skylights which will allow sunlight to pour in, and living trees within the store, according to a proposal submitted to the architectural review board.

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