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This page is to help you quickly jump through this picture set. Below you will see a listing of the pages and the captions on that page.

  • Page Number: 1
    Just about show time.
    The panel consisted of Ray Spencer, Coulter Winn, and Lisa Girolami.
  • Page Number: 2
    First up a very frank discussion of some of the problems with the original DCA entrance and what they hoped to achieve with Buena Vista Street.
    For example they have offset the fountain/hub area. This was done to make it so you could not stand there and see the Disneyland Train Station. They want to keep you immersed in the environment.
  • Page Number: 3
    Some of the inspiration for the change
    Some concept art that we have seen before.
    The Red Cars are modeled after the Hollywood cars.
  • Page Number: 4
    A map of the red car line.
    There will be four stops. One near the entrance, one by the pump house, another by the Animation building, and the final one by Tower of Terror.
    They will run two cars at a time on the track and they will pass each other by the Animation Building.
  • Page Number: 5
    All the red is the old and will be removed
    What the new will look like
    The new entrance.
  • Page Number: 6
    Guest comfort was taken into account this time around and there will be trees and shady areas.
    A more detailed look at the red cars
    Some photos of buildings in LA that were used as inspiration.
  • Page Number: 7
    They ended up using five different architects on the project to help ensure the buildings seemed different from each other just like in the city.
    The Five and Dime will be replacing the front portion of Greetings when you enter the park.
    A closer look at the detail
  • Page Number: 8
    The map shows the location.
    Next up Elias & Co which will be the other end of the block.
  • Page Number: 9
    A look down the block.
  • Page Number: 10
    Looks like the elephants will be gone (or at least from this concept art)
    A color chart.
  • Page Number: 11
    A look at the interiors which will all be completely finished, no more industrial feel. Also there will be more windows in and a central corridor in the shops (just like Main Street).
    A closer look and discussion of some of the detail work
  • Page Number: 12
    There will be over 400 different types of tile used.
  • Page Number: 13
    A crack was made these are the best looking restroom facades they ever worked on.
  • Page Number: 14
    The Candy store will have a model of the never built Candy Mountain in it.
    As mentioned before there will be plenty of trees and some park space.
  • Page Number: 15
    A look at some early renderings of the fountain.
    The current state. They said once finished the walls will be pushed back to allow for traffic to go through but the fountain will be screened off until the street opens next year.
  • Page Number: 16
    Here you can see the red car track.
    The Carthay will be the icon for the park.
  • Page Number: 17
    Some pictures of an animation that was played showing a fly around of the Carthay
    As you can see there will be two levels inside. The lower level will feature a high end restaurant and lounge.
    The upper level is rumored to be a private club, but nothing has been announced or finalized publicly.
  • Page Number: 18
  • Page Number: 19
    To wrap up the presentation they talked about the new partners statue.
    An early sketch
  • Page Number: 20
    As you see this one will be at ground level and accessible. Unlike Disneylands
    A close up look at the luggage
  • Page Number: 21
    Then as a special treat they unveiled the Marquette.
  • Page Number: 22
  • Page Number: 23
    It was moved down to the Parks and Resorts area after the presentation for all to see.
    To close with a video they released on the parks YouTube channel. A fly through of the street.
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