As part of the five-year Disney California Adventure expansion
that wrapped up in June 2012, the main entrance to the second park at the Disneyland Resort got a makeover. In place of the generic turnstiles the once lined the plaza, guests now enter through gates designed to look like the Pan-Pacific Auditorium, a stylish Los Angeles landmark that is no longer standing. If the entry area looks familiar to park fans (beyond the Pan-Pacific connection), that's because the main gate at Disney's Hollywood Studios
, part of Florida's Disney World, shares the same architectural reference.
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