Announcement

Collapse

Your Assistance Please

We need your help to battle spammers and also to keep our community user friendly.
PLEASE BE KIND TO OTHERS - Refrain from personal attacks. Avoid politics and harsh language whenever possible. If someone is violating our simple rules, DO NOT confront them, simply report the post.
STOP SPAMMERS - Report the post. DO NOT respond to them.

2017 is a year of renewal for us, we have lots of exciting changes on the way for you, but we don't have time to deal with trolls and spammers. If you find yourself suspended and need to plead your case, you will need to do so after your suspension. We are happy to address your concerns if you made a simple mistake. However, please note that those with a history of bad behavior and pushing our rules to the limit will not be given the courtesy of a reply.

MiceChat offers a number of ways for you to communicate and get involved. We offer Facebook Groups and Pages, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest accounts. We have a front page filled with amazing content. We offer weekly meetups in the parks. Meets and events all over the world. Podcasts and videos. And we continue to maintain forums for your posting convenience. But with all those options, we can't be everywhere all the time. We need YOUR help. Please don't poke the trolls. Report posts and leave reputation. We'll do our best to keep the forums clean and active, but we can't do so without your help.

Thank you for your support folks, it's going to be a really fantastic year in the MiceChat world.
See more
See less

Harbor Blvd. entrance question

Collapse

Ad Widget

Collapse
This topic is closed.
X
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • [Question] Harbor Blvd. entrance question

    What is that supposed to look like once the new addition to the California Adventure park is completed? Will it continue to be a big ol' barricaded area with Parking Lot CMs standing there?

  • #2
    Re: Harbor Blvd. entrance question

    From an older update from Al, that entrance will be history, most likely covered with shrubs and green mesh fencing.

    Comment


    • #3
      Re: Harbor Blvd. entrance question

      Those parking CMs that stand there all day have the easiest job in the park or at least it appears that way.
      sigpic

      Comment


      • #4
        Re: Harbor Blvd. entrance question

        Originally posted by ExJungleSkipper95 View Post
        Those parking CMs that stand there all day have the easiest job in the park or at least it appears that way.
        If being bored is considered easy.

        Comment


        • #5
          Re: Harbor Blvd. entrance question

          Originally posted by ExJungleSkipper95 View Post
          Those parking CMs that stand there all day have the easiest job in the park or at least it appears that way.
          The thing about working in the parks (or outside in this case) is that it stinks when it's busy and it really sucks when it's slow. Boredom is almost as bad as being busy. Also, theres much more stupid people than you think. Some people lack common sense.
          DisneyTwins
          Since May 2003

          Comment


          • #6
            Re: Harbor Blvd. entrance question

            Originally posted by Disneytwins View Post
            The thing about working in the parks (or outside in this case) is that it stinks when it's busy and it really sucks when it's slow. Boredom is almost as bad as being busy. Also, theres much more stupid people than you think. Some people lack common sense.
            Or the ability to read big flashing "Do Not Enter" signs...

            You can only try right?
            WELCOME ABOARD
            THE DISNEYLAND MONORAIL SYSTEM!

            Comment


            • #7
              Re: Harbor Blvd. entrance question

              they really need to tear out that ugly marquee and close of most of that entrance. if they need to keep an access road one lane should be sufficient.

              imagine how much more room they could have had to build the backstage buildings closer to the farthest point of their property if that had been done early on. Would have left more room for park expansion like hidden showbuildings.

              Comment


              • #8
                Re: Harbor Blvd. entrance question

                Who designed the Harbor entrance bus transportation hub thing? I remember reading in an update a while ago that the architect claimed to have never set foot in a Disney Park, am I getting my facts straight?

                Comment


                • #9
                  Re: Harbor Blvd. entrance question

                  I've heard the story that a designer of some sort took pride in never having set foot in a Disney park, but I forget who or what that was about.

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    Re: Harbor Blvd. entrance question

                    I've heard that said in reference to the designer of the shuttle dropoff area next to the esplanade...I think this thread is about the area where the Toy Story Lot buses enter. It's further south. Could be the same designer, though. And in any case, I don't know whether it's true or not.

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      Re: Harbor Blvd. entrance question

                      Originally posted by Trevor View Post
                      I've heard the story that a designer of some sort took pride in never having set foot in a Disney park, but I forget who or what that was about.
                      That would be landscape architect, Martha Schwartz… I like most of her stuff, but there's a reason she's divorced (her attitude).

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        Re: Harbor Blvd. entrance question

                        Originally posted by villagecreator View Post
                        That would be landscape architect, Martha Schwartz

                        Ya, I agree, she has done some really cool stuff. What happened at Disneyland!?

                        Comment


                        • #13
                          Re: Harbor Blvd. entrance question

                          Originally posted by Baloo View Post
                          imagine how much more room they could have had to build the backstage buildings closer to the farthest point of their property if that had been done early on. Would have left more room for park expansion like hidden showbuildings.
                          I get where you're coming from on this, but they would still need an access road to get backstage, to and around those new buildings. So if the buildings had been closer to Harbor, there would have been a road in front (west) of them. As it is now, the road is behind them (east).

                          So hopefully in the future when they expand, they can build a show building or other theming almost flush up against them on the west side. And that won't have wasted too much space.

                          Comment


                          • #14
                            Re: Harbor Blvd. entrance question

                            Originally posted by BlueEyedCub View Post
                            Who designed the Harbor entrance bus transportation hub thing? I remember reading in an update a while ago that the architect claimed to have never set foot in a Disney Park, am I getting my facts straight?
                            Its been evolving over about a 20 year period
                            Hidden Mickey - Tower of Terror



                            Hidden Mickey's here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatzup...7623565921220/
                            Check out my Wal't Apartment tour here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatzup/sets/72157625183415995/

                            Comment


                            • #15
                              Re: Harbor Blvd. entrance question

                              Originally posted by ExJungleSkipper95 View Post
                              Those parking CMs that stand there all day have the easiest job in the park or at least it appears that way.
                              Not so much...nowhere to go for a break or potty, not close enough to the backstage area for lunch, clocking etc...its kind of a pain. plus super boring equals a really long shift. I think they rotate them pretty regular thank goodness.
                              Hidden Mickey - Tower of Terror



                              Hidden Mickey's here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatzup...7623565921220/
                              Check out my Wal't Apartment tour here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatzup/sets/72157625183415995/

                              Comment

                              Ad Widget

                              Collapse
                              Working...
                              X