FORTUNE -- Ron Cervi, a news and traffic reporter for KCBS, was flying over Cupertino Monday when he snapped this aerial photo. Posted on Instagram, it's a "before" picture to go with the "after" rendering (below) that Apple (AAPL) commissioned.
In Steve Jobs' final public appearance -- his 2011 presentation to a starstruck Cupertino city council -- he described the main building of Apple's new headquarters as looking "a little like a spaceship has landed." You can watch the video here.
It may be a slam dunk for Apple, but the local paper is playing the story for all it's worth.
FORTUNE -- There's a pro forma sign off in November, but the vote scheduled for Oct. 15 is the one that will determine whether or not Apple's (AAPL) $5 billion Campus 2 headquarters gets built in Cupertino or somewhere else.
Apple has about as much chance of losing the Cupertino city council vote as MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 14, 2013 4:50 PM ET
A peek at the architectural model hidden in a workshop somewhere in Infinite Loop.
FORTUNE -- Construction of Apple's (AAPL) new headquarters awaits the Cupertino City Council's final vote on Oct. 15. Approval is expected.
In advance of the Council meeting, COO Peter Oppenheimer and Dan Whisenhunt, Apple's director of real estate and facilities, gave the Mercury News an exclusive look at a scale model of the site that has been assembled MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 12, 2013 8:05 AM ET
One of four alternatives to the proposed project is "No Project."
FORTUNE -- You can't make an omelet without breaking a few eggs, and it turns out you can't build a new 3.4 million sq. ft. corporate campus in the city of Cupertino without breaking a few California environmental quality laws.
According to a 650-page draft environmental impact review submitted in advance of public hearings Wednesday, Apple's (AAPL) new headquarters -- if built according MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 27, 2013 7:19 AM ET
Did anyone really expect there wouldn't be delays?
FORTUNE -- The 14,000 Apple (AAPL) employees who were looking forward to moving into the building that Steve Jobs described as looking like "a spaceship has landed" will have to wait a little longer.
Last week the company gave the Cupertino city council revisions to the plans for its new headquarters that will likely push completion into 2016 at the earliest, about a year behind schedule.
"They could MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 21, 2012 10:01 AM ET
With each new filing -- and added detail -- the enormous scale of the project emerges
Steve Jobs may be gone, but work on Apple's (AAPL) new corporate campus proceeds apace.
Foster + Partners, the architectural firm Jobs commissioned to design headquarters large enough to accommodate 13,000 employees, has submitted another filing to the Cupertino City Council, which posted the latest drawings on its site here.
As the details get sketched in, the main MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 11, 2012 8:22 AM ET
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 MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 11, 2011 7:05 AM ET
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