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.