Temporarily closure marks tragedy at Boston marathon
Apple has temporarily closed its Boylston Street location in reaction to the bombing that occurred during Monday's Boston Marathon. The store's page on Apple's web site has a short message that reads: "Our thoughts are with our neighbors in the community and everyone affected by Monday's tragedy in Boston." There is no word yet on how long the story will remain closed, but it was located just a block away on the same street from where the second blast occurred in what police have described as a deliberate act of terrorism that killed three and injured 140 people.
Boston, Sydney store pics
Various images have emerged for two of Apple's major new retail locations: the Boylston Street store in Boston, Massachusetts, and the first store in Sydney, Australia, located on the corner of George and King Streets. The Boylston store should open this Thursday at 6PM, and is comprised of three floors and 20,000 square feet. As the photo below reveals, Apple has also chosen to go with a glass exterior reminiscent of the flagship Fifth Avenue store in New York City.
Boylston Street opens May
Apple will unveil the Boylston Street retail store on Friday, May 16th at 6pm in the Boston Area. According to ifoAppleStore, the store will feature three stories of product, will feature mostly glass construction on the surrounding sides of the building, which is currently hidden behind green construction masking, giving it the appearance of the Green Monster at Fenway Park. When the store was first constructed, Boylston Street was closed at 5AM on August 19th for work crews to deliver construction materials.