They’ll be milling around aimlessly outside for some time as the glass cube is removed and replaced.
That’s what happened to Twitter user @esk89 who snapped the above pic, wondering, “Apple what are you guys up to? Where is the cube?”
It’ll be interesting to see whether there will be a possible dent in sales — this Apple store has been outperforming neighbors like Tiffany’s, selling the equivalent of a Mercedes-Benz C300 in iPods, MacBooks and iPhones per square foot.
Nicole Martinelli is a San Francisco freelance writer who heads up Cult of Mac Magazine, our weekly publication available on iTunes. You can find her on Twitter and Google+. If you're doing something new, cool and Apple-related, email her.