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Disney Architect and Designer Michael Graves Passes at 80

We’re sad to report architect Michael Graves has passed away at age 80. He had been paralyzed from the chest down as a result of a spinal cord infection since 2003. We are reporting on it because Graves lent his … Continue reading

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The Art Deco Stylings of Buena Vista Street at DCA

I’m a big fan of the Art Deco style of architecture, which means I know I’ll love Buena Vista at Disney California Adventure when I finally get a chance to visit. In the meantime, I’ve seen plenty of photos, but … Continue reading

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Swan and Dolphin Hotels, Urban Legend Explained

In a great piece of history telling, Yesterland dives into the urban myth that the iconic sculptures for the Swan and Dolphin hotels were accidentally incorrectly placed by the construction helicopter during construction leading to a forced name change for … Continue reading

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Disney Lodge Themed Hotel Architect Dies

Architect Peter H. Dominick Jr’s designs impressed Michael Eisner at the time when Eisner was looking to make The Walt Disney Company a leader in architectural design for its hotels and buildings. His initial presentation to Eisner made a deep … Continue reading

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LAX’s Theme Building Getting Some TLC

The Theme Building at Los Angeles International Airport is that iconic arched structure with the round observation deck and restaurant in the middle. I remember hearing that it was in need of some repairs, but I had now idea how … Continue reading

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