The Bellevue Square Apple store was recently remodeled. The Genius Bar, with the long table in the back of the store, has been removed. This has been replaced with 40+ moveable seats that are available to enjoy classes, or as Apple calls them, “Sessions.” Additionally, the three monitors along the back wall have been replaced with one enormous floor to ceiling screen.
Apple previously announced a remodel program for it’s flagship retail stores that is focused on making education and community the main priorities.
Sessions available at the Bellevue Square Apple Store, according to their website, include photography, video, music, coding, art and design, health and fitness, and kids camp. For a full list of sessions visit the Apple Bellevue Square website.
The Bellevue Square Apple Store moved to the second floor (from a smaller store on the first floor) in 2012. When the new store opened, it employed 140 people. Apple first opened in Bellevue Square in 2003.