Friday, August 19, 2011
Trip Report: DCA (Disney Construction Adventure), Pt. 1
I haven't been to the park in awhile, so figured I'd drop by and get some updated construction photos at DCA. I am still digging the new entrance, modeled after the Pan Pacific Auditorium. It gives me a real good feeling about the things yet to come.
Lest you forget who started it all:
The Golden Gate Bridge is gone...no tears here for that one.
The Carthay Circle area is coming along very nicely. What a vast improvement over that metallic monstrosity that was supposed to evoke the sun.
The fountain and entrance area for Carthay:
Cars Land is progressing nicely as well; the decorative rock work is just out of this world.
Over at Paradise Pier, Goofy's Flight School is ready for guests:
Nice to see the weathervane theme carried out here:
The Paradise Pier Garden is another vast improvement over its predecessor; can't wait to come back and see it at night.
Typical of Disney, plenty of attention to the creative details:
To help you figure out what you want to order:
Even the souvenir shops have gotten a little freshening up, as well as the fave Corn Dog Castle stand:
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