Brandon Struve’s 8/6/09 WDW Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Brandon Struve took a short trip to the Walt Disney World Resort on Thursday afternoon and has taken a plethora of newsworthy photos to share, so let’s take a look:

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Work on the Hall of Champions facade on Main Street U.S.A. at the Magic Kingdom continues

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Work on the “Arcade/Emporium” facade continues as well

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The Main Street Restoration Society is responsible for all the sprucing up ;)

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This has been a regular sight for a few months now

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The front of Pinnochio’s Village Haus is out from behind tarps

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Now the side of the building is back under tarps

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The facade of “it’s a small world” is looking much better after some final touches were added

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Still closed :(

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The construction walls around Space Mountain have expanded through most of the northern half of Tomorrowland

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Rumors indicate that the Tomorrowland Skway building will be demolished over the coming weeks

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The restrooms in the Skyway building are now closed while work on the structure continues

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This should give you an idea of how far the walls were epanded

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The Space Mountain Fastpass distribution area and the front of the arcade are now behind those walls

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Those windows we saw through a few weeks ago are now covered up :(

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Another look at the Skyway building

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The construction walls wrap around the back of Tomorrowland

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You can see that new lights have been installed above the TTA track in this picture

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The year is missing from Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress

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More construction is taking place on the other side of Tomorrowland

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The temporary facade that was placed where the Galaxy Palace Theater once stood is once again behind walls (it appears to be gone)

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The new stage for Jack Sparrow’s Pirate Tutorial in Adventureland is finished, but hasn’t been used yet

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If you look closely, you can see some great details from the film series in the stage area

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Moving over to Epcot, the Innoventions East breezeway is now being re-paved

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There are tarps over the windows of The Electric Umbrella while this work is going on

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The tile is being removed

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Here’s the new flooring that we showed you a few weeks ago

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Some of the old tile remains at the exit of the Epcot Character Spot

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Inside Innoventions, work continues on the upcoming Raytheon “Sum of all Thrills” exhibit

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The Germany pavilion has a new meet and greet area for Snow White

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It even comes complete with a wishing well.

Thanks for the report Brandon!!!