What you need to know
- The barricades and black covers have come down at Apple Via del Corso in central Rome.
- The move sparks rumors about how soon the store will have its grand opening in the city.
Apple Via del Corso in central Rome is one step closer to opening.
As reported by setteBIT on Twitter, the store now appears to be fully assembled and ready to open. The barricades and black covers on the store have all been removed. All we need now is for Apple to reveal an opening date.
L'Apple Store nel centro di Roma è pronto, tolte le barricate e le coperture nere alle vetrine https://t.co/EJaFW7o0Jb, s'intravede l'interno con "hello" colorato affacciato in via del Corso. Ora ci tocca solo attendere di sapere la data dell'inaugurazione https://t.co/66SuKxaMKi pic.twitter.com/gjxFidmskxL'Apple Store nel centro di Roma è pronto, tolte le barricate e le coperture nere alle vetrine https://t.co/EJaFW7o0Jb, s'intravede l'interno con "hello" colorato affacciato in via del Corso. Ora ci tocca solo attendere di sapere la data dell'inaugurazione https://t.co/66SuKxaMKi pic.twitter.com/gjxFidmskx— setteBIT (@setteBIT) May 25, 2021May 25, 2021
An earlier report talked about how the use of marble in the store is a nod to the importance of the material in Italy's history.
We'll be sure to update everyone once Apple announces a grand opening date for the new store.
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