updated 09:05 am EDT, Tue July 1, 2003
Blair Kamin, a Chicago Tribune architecture critic writes: "a closer look reveals the Apple store, which opened Friday, to be a mostly . Its crisp, skylit interior, which features a spectacular staircase made almost entirely of glass, is a luminous cathedral of computing. And the exterior? Well, despite the offending presence of the logo, it's a decent neighbor -- restrained, skillfully handled, not exactly a prizewinner, but by no means a visual disaster."