EPCOT Explorer

@EPCOTExplorer

Student of History, both Disney and Academic. Opinions, thoughts, and news on theme park design theory, from EPCOT, to Disneyland, to the World's Fairs. Mahalo!

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Remember when TTC had a spartan, almost EPCOTian vibe to it? We need that, or any type of unified aesthetic, back.

The Land’s original, sleek entrance, complete w poured concrete to mimic the layers of earth, as seen in the mosaics.

I love how Disneyland builds one building with two facades: TahitianTerrace/MainStreet before Tiki Room was built:

queue pic is at home, remind me later. LOL But here’s the facade.

Score! Found a 1960s era hardback Disneyland pictorial by Marty Sklar at a used bookshop!

Score! Found a 1960s era hardback Disneyland pictorial by Marty Sklar at a used bookshop!

Florida Bay!

A good day for mail! Disney annual reports and an adapter for the Carousel of Progress album I found a few days ago!

My research is making me crave a dole whip.

And finally…

“My face conveys the fact that one day I’m going to have a lot of feelings about this park. TOO MANY.”

“Dad, I really thought the transition from Liberty Square to Fantasyland was really #cogent.”

“Mom, one day I’m gonna have a blog and I’ll write about Dorothea Redmond and these awesome murals.”

See? Much happier. Probably because I just got off of Horizons for the 29372928th time with my grandmother.

Me, exploring EPCOT for the first time, 21 years ago, this weekend.

I swear, I was much happier than I appear to be

Me, exploring EPCOT for the first time.

Just had to buy a 45 RPM record adapter to play that Carousel of Progress record I found yesterday… HA.

Just had to buy a 45 RPM record to play that Carousel of Progress record I found yesterday… HA.

Antique store finds! Disneyland/Tmrwland67! WOO!