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  • Disney Architect and Designer Michael Graves Passes at 80
    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 whimsical style to several Disney buildings, and other Disney products….

  • Swan and Dolphin Hotels, Urban Legend Explained
    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 each hotel. After all, why would the Dolphin Fish be…

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