The data shows Apple expected to spend $23.6 million building and renovating the store, based on the construction permits it obtained. $19 million of that was slated for the exterior of the building.
Those are just ballpark figures — Apple gave these numbers to San Francisco City Hall before construction actually began, so real costs could be higher.
Here's what a half-million-dollar staircase looks like:
And here's the other one:
Apart from the $1 million staircases, the signage on the exterior of the building was budgeted at $82,000…but the Apple logo itself was only $2,000.
Plus, Apple budgeted $50,000 on the support systems for the gigantic video screen in the new store, which is good, because that screen reportedly cost $1.5 million on its own.