Apple announced on Wednesday that the company's new store at DC's Carnegie Library will open on May 11.
In 2017, the National Capital Planning Commission granted conceptual approval for Apple and Events DC to restore and transform the building formerly known as the Central Public Library into retail space for Apple and office and exhibit spaces for the Historical Society of Washington. Beyer Blinder Belle Architects helmed the renovation process. The DC History Center, the new headquarters for the Historical Society will also open on May 11.
Designed by Ackerman and Ross in a neoclassical style, the library was constructed in 1903 at 801 K Street NW (map) and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1969. The exterior, the Beaux Arts interior and the surrounding square all look much as they did when originally built.
This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/apple-store-at-dcs-carnegie-library-will-open-on-may-11/15338.
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