SoHo Store Construction
In December 2001 Apple applied for the first in a series of building permits from the New York City Department of Buildings. The permits began with demolition of the interior of the former United States post office, and ended with some renovations in 2006.
Here is a listing of the permit that were issued, with the description used in the permits, and the costs as submitted by Apple representatives:
Total initial demolition and construction = $1,142,900
The Apple Logo Sign
About nine months after the store opened Apple applied for a permit to hang two modest signs outside the store. Here is the text from the permit:
Last Action: PERMIT ISSUED - ENTIRE JOB/WORK 03/19/2003 (R)
Estimated Total Cost: $1,500.00
Job Description: ERECT NON-ILLUMINATED 2.50 X 2.50' BLADE SIGN READING: LOGO (APPLE) ACCESSORY BUSINESS SIGN - NOT ADJACENT TO ARTERIAL HIGHWAY.
SIGNS: SIGN ILLUM: N TYPE: W IBL: N WEIGHT: 75 LBS BUSINESS
After the store opened Apple applied for several different permits for additional projects:
July, 2005 - Installation of shelving at Basement, replacement of 3 exterior and 2 interior doors, new cashwraps at 1st & 2nd Floors, add shelving and seats at Product Demo area at 2nd Floor of Apple Computer Store, No change to use, egress or occupancy under this application. $90,000
Sept, 2005 - Rearrangements of interior partitions in existing space as per plans submitted herewith. No change in egress, use or occupancy. $135,000
Feb. 2006 - FILING HEREWITH THE MODIFICATION OF AN EXISTING SPRINKLER SYSTEM. NO CHANGE TO USE EGRESS OR OCCUPANCY. $11,000
Feb. 2006 - Interior renovation, partition and ceiling work as indicated on plans filed herewith. No change in use, egress or occupancy. $60,000