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This article was published on November 4, 2011


    Check out this cool hand-drawn floorplan of Apple’s 1978 offices

    Check out this cool hand-drawn floorplan of Apple’s 1978 offices
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    It may not be incredibly detailed but this floorplan, drawn by Chris Espinosa, Apple employee #8 and original member of the Mac developer team, along with Jeff Raskin and Andy Hertzfeld.

    Espinosa shared the floorplan along with some commments on his Posterous. This is the Bandley 1 building, Apple’s first official office, also called the “Good Earth” building, from the name of the restaurant next door.

    Historical Floormap

    Espinosa lists the names that are noted on the plan:

    • Jobs, founder
    • Mike (Markkula), VP of Marekting
    • Gene (Carter) & Phil (Roybal), Sales department
    • Mike (Scott) & Gary (Martin), CEO and Finance
    • Sherry (Livingston), Cindy, & Eleanor, receptionists/secretaires
    • Jim (Martendale), Manufacturing
    • Dana (Redington), Marketing/Demo writer/programmer
    • Bill (Fernandez), lab tech
    • Dick & Cliff (Houston), hardware enigneers
    • Clive (forgotten), mechanical engineer
    • Wendell (Sanders) & Rod (Holt), analog engineers
    • Randy (Wigginton), software engineer
    • Woz
    Check out the post for couple of interesting anecdotes.
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