Next month Apple will open its first store in Berlin, and in a sign that the completion of the store is progressing as scheduled today the exterior construction scaffolding has started to come down. AppleInsider got its hands on some of the pictures of the store sans scaffolding and from the initial images it seems Apple has done a good job in restoring — and preserving — the historic building.

The Berlin store will be housed in a former movie theater in the city’s Ku’damm 26 district. The district is the most expensive shopping local in West Berlin, according to AI. It’s neighbors will include a Hard Rock Cafe across the street. Once opened, the Berlin store will be Apple’s 11th in Germany, and the country’s largest.

Scaffolding comes down from first Berlin Apple store originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Wed, 17 Apr 2013 12:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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