Friday, January 21, 2011
John Hench & The Plaza Inn
Here’s a shot of John Hench and Walt Disney that was released to the news, dated May 20, 1965:
TENCENNIAL ADDITION — Detailed model of the Plaza Inn, opening as a feature of Disneyland’s Tencennial Summer, is studied by John Hench (left) and Walt Disney, Hency is chief designer for WED Enterprises, Inc., Disney’s planning, design, architectural and enginerring division. Guests of the Plaza Inn on Disneyland’s main hub, will dine amid rich Victorian splendor offered by two large dining room, porches and a pair of gas-lit dining terraces.
And of course a detailed view:
And the final product, from February 1966:
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