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Apple Store on Fifth Avenue New York City

Apple Store on Fifth Avenue New York City

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Apple Store on Fifth Avenue - Location

The famous Apple Store in New York city is located in the Midtown East neighborhood of Manhattan.

It is situated on 5th Avenue, right outside central park and The Plaza hotel. This is one of the most touristy areas of New York City.

Its exact address is:

767 5th Avenue (59th Street), New York, NY 10153

 

Apple Store on Fifth Avenue - Contact Details

  • Phone: 212-336-1440

 

About Apple Store on Fifth Avenue

Apple Retail Stores is a chain of retail stores owned and run by Apple Inc., which deals in computers and customer electronics. The first Apple stores were opened in the United States in 2001.

Apple’s second Manhattan retail store – which is one of the most famous Apple stores in the world – opened on May 19th. It is located at 767 Fifth Avenue between 58th and 59th Streets.

The Apple Store on Fifth Avenue offers for sale Macintosh personal computers, iMac, Macbooks, iPods, iPads, iPhones, software, third-party accessories, and other customer electronics like Apple TV.

 

What to see at the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue

When you think of visiting New York, you think of the Empire State Building, Times Square, the Statue of Liberty or perhaps Central Park. But new research shows that the most photographed site in the Big Apple is in fact the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue!

Apple Store on Fifth Avenue New York

Apple Store on Fifth Avenue New York

At the top of the list of the most photographed places of interest in New York  City is the iconic glass cube over the underground Apple Store. One of the reasons probably, is that when customers buy their iPhones and iPads, they immediately take pictures in the store.

Many typical Apple stores are situated within shopping malls, but Apple has built some separate “flagship” stores at strategic places. These Apple stores are in Palo Alto, Boston, New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, Tokyo, Osaka, London, Sydney, Perth, Montreal, Munich, Frankfurt, Zurich, Paris, Beijing, Glasgow, Honolulu, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.

At the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue, visitors go down the glass staircase or take a trip in the all-glass elevator. Apple products take center stage in the customized stainless steel and stone decor.

Every Apple store is planned to fit the needs of the site. Apple has been awarded with many architectural awards for its store designs. No wonder the midtown Manhattan Apple store on 5th Avenue is one of the best tourist places in New York City!

The glass cube of the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue was designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson and structural engineer Eckersly O’Callahan.  This 32-foot structural glass cube makes the store’s entry a bold architectural statement.

Here, you can take technical advice or set up service and repair for Apple products from the Genius Bar. The Apple store also provides software support for Mac OS X and hardware service. The store also features an iPod Bar which caters specifically to the iPod customers.

Interesting Fact: The biggest Apple store on earth is in Covent Garden in London, United Kingdom, the biggest in North America is in Boston.

 

Apple Store on Fifth Avenue - Visiting Hours

The hours for the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue are:

  • Mon – Sun: 12 a.m. – 12 a.m.

Yes, the store is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year!

Interesting Fact: The Apple Store on Fifth Avenue has never closed since it was first opened!

 

How to reach Apple Store on Fifth Avenue

The Apple Store on Fifth Avenue is very centrally located in a busy, touristy location. It can be easily reached by taxis and public transportation.

 

Apple Store on 5th Avenue New York City

Apple Store on 5th Avenue New York City

By Train / Subway

You can take the:

  • N, Q, R trains to the 5th Avenue – 59th Street subway station
  • E, M trains to the 57th Street subway stop
  • F train to the 5th Avenue – 53rd Street train station
  • 4, 5, 6 trains to the 59th Street – Lexington Avenue subway station

 

By Bus

You can easily reach the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue by city buses as well. Alternatively, you can also go there using the hop-on hop-off buses.

 

Apple Store on Fifth Avenue Admission

This is an Apple store, so of course there is no entrance fee or tickets.

However, you need to worry about the crowds! Especially if you are planning to visit the store during summer months, be prepared to be greeted by a big crowd.

Also avoid going to the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue around Apple’s product launches.

Note: If you do not want to, or can not go to the Apple store, you can always buy Apple products here .

 

Other Tourist Attractions Near Apple Store on Fifth Avenue

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