Carthay Circle Restaurant: The Glamour of Hollywood’s Golden Age Meets the History and Heritage of Disney

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With the new Buena Vista Street, instead of depicting California as it is today, guests are transported to Los Angeles of the 1920s, the time when Walt Disney first arrived. Now much more similar to Main Street USA at Disneyland, Buena Vista Street includes an array of shopping, dining, and entertainment. Guests can hop aboard the Red Car Trolley as it takes them past stores such as Oswald's Gas and Oil, Elias and Company Department Store, Mortimer's Market, and the Fiddler, Fifer and Practical Cafe and Bakery. The crown jewel of Buena Vista Street, however, is a replica of the Carthay Circle Theater; it has become to California Adventure what Sleeping Beauty Castle is at Disneyland or Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom.

It’s Over My Head – Part Two – Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Yesterday I discussed the various ceilings found within the Magic Kingdom. Today I’ll be discussing the area above our head at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Art Deco dominates the architecture of Hollywood Boulevard and the ceilings reflect this. Take a look at those found on the west side of the street. On the right side of … Continue reading "It’s Over My Head – Part Two – Disney’s Hollywood Studios"