Tourists Love Apple Store

Peter Bohlin, the architect who designed Apple’s Fifth Avenue glass cube, will be receiving this year’s gold medal from the American Institute of Architects–and his win is “a bit of an upset.” But tale of underdog triumph is hardly the most surprising element of the Philadelphia Inquirer‘s Bohlin profile.

Apparently the Apple Store is the fifth most photographed landmark in New York City?

At least, according to Cornell scientists who analyzed millions of pictures on Flickr. Only the Empire State Building, Times Square, the Rockefeller Center, and Grand Central beat out Bohlin’s comsumerist temple. We can only imagine how this feels for the Statue of Liberty. Tourists Love Apple Store