On June 7, the day after his final Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, Steve Jobs made a surprise appearance before the Cupertino City Council. He was seeking permission to build a new corporate headquarters for Apple (AAPL).
"We have a shot," Jobs told the council, "at building the best office building in the world."
121 days later, he was dead.
On Sept. 8 the city held a public hearing to discuss the environmental impact of the project. You can watch it here.
Cupertino posts the company's full proposal, including 82 drawings and renderings
Want to know more about Steve Jobs' plans for Apple's (AAPL) futuristic new headquarters, the one he told the star-struck Cupertino city council last June looked "a little like a spaceship had landed"? Look no further than the city's home page, where the council has posted Apple's proposal in full, including dozens of high-res drawings, renderings, floor plans and MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 13, 2011 7:13 AM ET
"We do have a shot at building the best office building in the world"
On Monday, Steve Jobs unveiled the iCloud. On Tuesday, he revealed his plans for Apple's (AAPL) new earthly headquarters: a four-story circle of glass big enough to house 13,000 employees.
"It a little like a spaceship has landed," he told Cupertino's star-struck city council.
His 20-minute presentation mixed carrots (150 landscaped acres where now there are concrete parking lots) MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 8, 2011 7:34 AM ET
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