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Disneyland History Photos


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The Magic Kingdom Takes Shape
Disneyland history picture
Disney. Used with permission.
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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