Disneyland History Photo Gallery- Old Disneyland and Walt Disney Pictures
By Arthur Levine, About.com Guide
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The Magic Kingdom Takes Shape
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Disneyland went through many iterations before Walt and his team settled on the hub and spoke layout that has become a classic theme park design. Early on, plans called for a Mickey Mouse park on a small tract of land next to Disney's movie studios in Burbank. When the site moved to the 160-acre former orange grove in Anaheim, Imagineers had more space and tossed around a number of unrealized ideas including Edison Square, Liberty Street, and Holiday Land.
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