Steve Jobs memorial at Apple's Fifth Ave store continues to grow
The makeshift memorial has grown since it was announced Wednesday evening that Jobs passed away at the age of 56. Since then, fans have taken to placing Post-it notes on the gray wall outside the under-construction storefront.
The notes — hundreds of them — are a recent addition to the site, which began with a collection of flowers and apples on the marble steps in front of the Fifth Avenue store. That collection has continued to grow, as have the crowds, as people continue to come and pay their respects at what is Apple's East Coast hub.
The glass cube that serves as the entrance of the store is still under construction, and is expected to be completed in the coming weeks. Apple is spending $6.7 million to replace the previous design of 90 panes of glass with 15 larger ones for a cleaner and simpler look.
The glass cube is of particular significance in the lore of Jobs, as the original structure was personally designed by the Apple co-founder. Jobs even paid for the 32-foot cube himself, and was the owner of the structure.
The store has become one of the most photographed landmarks in all of New York since it first opened in 2006. The heavily-trafficked retail space is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Below are pictures of the growing memorial as it was seen Friday afternoon. Thanks to AppleInsider reader Ryan for the pictures.
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