[Editors Note] Last week, we launched ourselves back into Disney history to find the spark which ignited the Disney's America project . . . and Part One of our roller coaster story began. This week, we find ourselves barreling toward a brand new theme park. Will all go as planned, or will the project be thrown for a loop?

Part Two


Work in Progress


Sam Gennawey is an urban planner who has collaborated with communities throughout California over the course of more than 100 projects to create a great, big, beautiful tomorrow. For the past couple of years he has been the publisher of , a blog dedicated to the history and design of the North American Disney theme parks. Sam is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Regional Planning History Group, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving municipal, county, and private sector planning documents from throughout Los Angeles County.