Chicago will be getting a huge 20,000 square foot Apple Store, and the proposed designs for the location make it look like the store was inspired by the homes created by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
Apple has submitted the designs to the city's Department of Planning and Development, according to the Chicago Tribune, and has already been approved. The store itself will be located at 401 North Michigan Avenue:
According to the planning department report, the entry pavilion of the Chicago flagship store will be 14 feet high, roughly half the height of the famous glass cube that leads to the popular, below-ground Apple store on Fifth Avenue. That cube has no discernible roof. In Chicago, echoing Wright's Prairie Houses, an ultra-thin roof will be the prime architecture feature of the store's street-level entry pavilion.
Construction of the store is expected to begin sometime in 2016.
Source: Chicago Tribune