Steve Jobs’ last speech by Philip Elmer-DeWitt @FortuneMagazine October 11, 2011, 11:19 AM EDT E-mail Tweet Facebook Google Plus Linkedin Share icons Apple Inc. via Cupertino City Council On June 7, the day after his final Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, Steve Jobs made a surprise appearance before the Cupertino City Council. He was seeking permission to build a new corporate headquarters for Apple AAPL . “We have a shot,” Jobs told the council, “at building the best office building in the world.” 121 days later, he was dead. On Sept. 8 the city held a public hearing to discuss the environmental impact of the project. You can watch it here.