PHOTOS - Original main entrance to Disney's Hollywood Studios demolished

Mar 18, 2020 in "Disney's Hollywood Studios"

Despite likely construction slowdown due to coronavirus, the original main entrance to Disney's Hollywood Studios was demolished yesterday.

The picture above shot by @OliveMcFly shows the scene with the bridge and entrance now gone.

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Article Posted: Mar 18, 2020 / 8:53am ET
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rle4lunch5 days ago

Its the same at DLs Grand Californian and DL Resort, two of the highest priced Disney properties in the world. I'd venture to say even worse than any of the premium resorts in WDW. It certainly didn't affect what I thought of the rest of each of those resorts, or Kidanis neither. Maybe people should choose to valey if they're put off by concrete? Because you KNOW what you'd get at wdw with a themed garage right? Some plywood that was painted green and cut to look like some half a**ed bush, placed around the electrical boxes and cartoon giraffes pointing which way to go with their necks and heads....

Bocabear9 days ago

I would have to agree...even if they just did a little to make it feel a bit nicer... Doesn't have to look like you are parking in a tribal hut, but a nice place...

halltd9 days ago

Nope. I'm sure at one point it was there and then got cut to save other more important things. It's just unfortunate.

marni19719 days ago

It wouldn’t have been too hard would it?

rle4lunch10 days ago

eh ok. i just wrote a long reply, but it got deleted somehow. not gonna waste my energy writing it again. lol.

halltd10 days ago

Except it’s your arrival to a super expensive resort. Covering up concrete block and all the exposed pipes is all they needed to do. That way it didn’t look like you’re arriving to the utilidors instead of your home away from home. It’s called design and one of the big reasons people love Disney.

J454610 days ago

that new mickey and friends parking structure at california disneyland is pretty nice, for a parking structure. Though I always parked in the neighborhoods a block away to avoid paying 25 bucks to park

rle4lunch10 days ago

I could give 2 poops about a semi-underground parking garage and it's 'theming'. It's a garage.. For parking. what do you want, cgi monkeys swinging from spot to spot? I was mainly referring to the overall space savings it gives the hotel footprint. there's always that one person who has to show up with their dissenting view, but of a parking garage? lol. I appreciate the laugh though.

halltd10 days ago

ACK!!!!!! The parking at Kidani is hideous at best. It reminds me of a builder-grade vacation condo in South Carolina with all the utilities exposed, concrete block, etc.... So, so, so, bad!

Monorail_Red_7713 days ago

That Kidani ground level garage is a tight squeeze. Especially that roundabout at the end. When you look at Kidani, the whole first floor is the parking garage. Also has an outside traditional parking area as well up against the building in spots.

Movielover13 days ago

rle4lunch13 days ago

We were pleasantly surprised at how well they did the underground parking at Kidani. I realize they can't go underground a lot in the swamps, but man what a space savings.

marni197119 days ago

That was the original plan, obviously it changed.

TrainChasers19 days ago

Good to see the new trees. The views were pretty bad.