Apple to Roll Out 3D Maps With Custom-Designed Landmarks in Washington, D.C.

Apple announced today that the Apple Maps app now includes a 3D map of Washington, D.C. which allows users to explore landmarks and memorials such as the World War II Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the Korean War Veterans Memorial. Although the new mapping experience is not yet visible, it is likely to soon.

Apple Maps also received new 3D maps that provide more detail and customized landmarks in selected cities such as Los Angeles, New York City and San Francisco. Apple stated that the 3D maps will be expanded to other cities in the coming months, including Philadelphia, San Diego, Washington, D.C., as well as San Francisco, San Franscisco, San Francisco, San Jose, and Washington, D.C. Today, Apple demonstrated the feature in Washington, D.C. in celebration of Veterans Day.

Apple will honor Veterans Day by offering special content in the App store, Apple Books app and Apple TV app. Apple Watch users can also complete a Veterans Day-themed Activity Challenge by recording any exercise for 11 minutes or more today using the Workout app, or any other app that adds workouts in the Health app.

Apple CEO Tim Cook tweeted today that he was "grateful today, and always, for the dedication, service of our veterans, their families and the invaluable experience, they bring long after leaving the military, including here at Apple."