Disney gives the main Magic Kingdom Tomorrowland walkway a much simpler look

Jun 23, 2021 in "Tomorrowland"

Tomorrowland concrete work - June 22 2021
Posted: Wednesday June 23, 2021 8:32am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

The main walkway into Tomorrowland at the Magic Kingdom is taking on a very different look as work continues to update the land.

Nearly all of the cog-shaped patterns on the ground have been removed and replaced with a simple long gray strip of dark concrete along the center, bordered by a lighter shade on either side.

The work is continuing all the way onto the bridge linking the hub, which should see all of the cogs removed in the coming weeks.

The refresh of Tomorrowland is a very slow-moving process, which saw work begin back in 2016. Along with the new concrete work, new color schemes have been introduced on most of the buildings.

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Disney MadduxApr 28, 2024

While yes the show has been closed for a while, everything is still in there. I just want anything new to finally take its place.

Brer PantherApr 27, 2024

Y'know, if they move the Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor to Hollywood Studios, I think they could easily just put the Stitch Encounter interactive show they have at Hong Kong Disneyland in its spot.

Brer OswaldApr 27, 2024

It has been. It’s just empty now.

Disney MadduxApr 27, 2024

I just want SGE put out of its misery man. :(

CompedApr 27, 2024

Hot take - Laugh Floor is in much more need of a replacement than Buzz, and Buzz is pretty bad at this point (mostly because a lot of the guns or spinning levers barely function).

ChrisFLApr 27, 2024

I also don't know if Dreamflight happens in Tomorrowland if the previous aviation themed attraction sponsored by an airline (If You Had Wings) hadn't come before it. Also, hot take: Dreamflight was way better than If You Had Wings...fight me

Magicart87Apr 27, 2024

The IP fits EPCOT better I think as the movie and series both touched on S.T.E.M. education. A good rubric for any would-be edutainment attraction. The superhero aspect is just a bonus. So long as it isn't a cloned spinner, the IP would fit well. Equally, exploring the sciences and "bots" aspect also works in Tomorrowland. For an attraction however, I'd prefer it take the place of Laugh Floor... hypothetical armchair.

marni1971Apr 27, 2024

The RCA and GE lounges say hi.

MisterPenguinApr 27, 2024

It can borrow the stinging effect from It's Tough to Be a Bug to simulate a shot. The crowd squeals with utter joy when that happens!!

MothApr 27, 2024

It'd be as horrifying as SGE! Perfect!!!

MisterPenguinApr 27, 2024

Kids *love* a doctor's visit and medical examinations!!!

Bill CipherApr 27, 2024

Although I think the IP could work in Epcot, I think Big Hero 6 could work well for the SGE theatres if they're set on keeping the theatre-in-the-round setup. An animatronic Baymax in the middle who tests a variety of medical abilities as special effects (scanner, sprayer, etc) and starts malfunctioning to show his super hero abilities as special effects. Then throw an M&G in the Merchant of Venus space.

BocabearApr 27, 2024

Buzz is fine where he is, but the ride should have an update, a refurbished queue and some new settings. Freshen it up... Monsters should be moved to DHS... it is a better fit there. Stitch should have moved into the People Mover show scenes causing havoc in the Transport system of Tomorrowland...and while they are at it they could add some show scenes in the inky blackness of Space Mountain. They really need to figure out what to do with both the defunct SGE and MILF Crerate some sort of futuristic 2 part adventure?...SOMETHING......

The Leader of the ClubApr 27, 2024

With a second ride involving the same gimmick.