iToldya So

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Tuesday, March 10, 2009
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Now doesnt that look familiar? (Georgetown Metropolitan)

Now doesn't that look familiar? (Georgetown Metropolitan)

So it turns out they’ve finally approved designs for the Apple Store in Georgetown. As we speculated, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson came up with a perfectly appropriate glassy-historicist design, as they already have in places like Soho and Boston.

The original proposal. Which looks not unlike the current one. (Washington Post)

The original proposal. Which looks not unlike the current one. (Washington Post)

The thing is, after a year-and-a-half of deliberating over designs for the project, and rejecting four previous proposals, what the Old Georgetown Board approved looks suspiciously like what was presented 18 months ago. It’s basically the same as the previous proposal from February, except that columns were added to the entryway to make it not quite so glassy. And we thought New York was bad. (h/t ArchNewsNow)

What a difference a month makes. (Washington Post)

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