Tag Archives: Construction

Disney Sets Up Plans and Contractors for Former River Country Area Hotel


Plans and contractors are being put in place for Disney’s ongoing Project 89, which will add yet another hotel to the Walt Disney World Resort roster. GrowthSpotter has reported on contracts between Disney and a design firm with previous Walt Disney World Resort experience, as well as the contractor who won the competitive bid for […]


The Spread of a Fire in the Magic Kingdom’s Parking Lot Could Have Been Prevented


According to WFTV, the spread of a fire that occurred in March in the Magic Kingdom’s Mulan section of the parking lot could have been prevented, but Reedy Creek firefighters couldn’t find a water source for over 30 minutes, allowing the fire to grow. Unfortunately, that additional time allowed the fire to spread from the […]


Three Years Before Disneyland Opened: What You Didn’t Know


THREE YEARS IN WONDERLAND The Disney Brothers, C.V. Wood, and the Making of the Great American Theme Park By Todd James Pierce 287 pp. University Press of Mississippi. $30.00 Walt Disney is largely credited – and rightfully so – with the vision and creation of Disneyland. However, as many Disney fans know, there were a […]


New Building Being Constructed in Disney’s Hollywood Studios


A notice of commencement was filed with Orange County today which lists a new structure to be built on Cypress Drive in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The permit is for construction of the “foundation, steel structure, core & shell” of the building. Cypress Drive wraps around the majority of Hollywood Studios’ perimeter, and most attractions do […]


Hull Numbers Have Been Assigned to the Three Future Disney Cruise Line Ships


At the annual shareholders meeting in March, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed artist renderings for the three newest Disney Cruise Line vessels that are expected to set sail in 2021, 2022, and 2023. While those dates seem far away, the preparation to have them constructed has already begun. According to The Disney Cruise Line Blog, […]


Could New Disney ‘Project H’ Permits Be for Upcoming Star Wars Hotel Location?


Two permits have just been filed with the state by Walt Disney Imagineering regarding a previously unused plot of land near Disney’s Hollywood Studios that is being referenced under the name “Project H.” Although no information was provided as to the eventual use of the land, this could be a potential location for the new […]


FastPasses Will Be Temporarily Unavailable for Toy Story Mania Beginning This April


UPDATE 4/9/18: With construction underway to create the new entrance for Toy Story Mania, Disney is preparing to enter the next phase of work in the queue. Multiple tracks of Toy Story Mania will be unavailable as a result. The shift in the construction schedule bumps the start date to April 12. During this time, […]


Disney Imagineers and Executives Talk About the Construction Progress of Toy Story Land


In a report from the Orlando Sentinel, Disney Imagineers and executives addressed their excitement with the progress of Toy Story Land‘s construction. With June 30 — the opening date of Toy Story Land — quickly approaching, executive creative director with Walt Disney Imagineering Dave Minschiello focused on how quickly the project is coming together. He said, “Every […]


Overnight Concrete Work Will Impact the Main Street Trolley Show and More


On March 2, 9, 12, 23, and 26, overnight concrete work will impact the daytime operations of the Main Street Trolley Show and the Move It! Shake It! Dance and Play It! Street Party in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. On those dates, the Trolley Show will be using the Main Street Ranch […]


Progress Being Made on the Assumed Club 33 Construction – Photos


Last year it was officially announced that Walt Disney World would be creating their own version of Club 33. If you don’t already know, Club 33 is an exclusive club in Disneyland Park where members can enjoy a break from the theme park crowds in a private lounge and restaurant. Each of the Walt Disney […]