Dirk Wallen’s 2/17/14 Epcot & Disney Springs Photo Report

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WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen visited Epcot and Downtown Disney this week and has some newsworthy photos of Walt Disney World to share with us, so let’s take a look:

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The Flower and Garden Festival is just a few weeks away

The butterfly garden is starting to rise

The playground near Imagination! is also being set up

Moving to Downtown Disney, work continues on the parking structure

The latest progress on the West Side Starbucks

This crane and construction materials are still mysteriously sitting out by the West Side parking lot and the construction trailers

Not much to see here

It appears that the back of Portobello is being themed to fit in once the new walkway to The Landing (Pleasure Island) opens

Some work happening where the stage is between Fulton’s and Portobello

The latest progress on the Marketplace bridge


Finally we can see some of the framework for the Starbucks in the Marketplace

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Tom Corless

Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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  • I really dislike disney and there slow pace. the parking structure started to be built when I was there in october. And in that time Universal have announced a new one and its already up.

    I get that its a smaller one compared to what disney are building, but I mean come on. seven dwarfs is another example of something taking far longer than needed. Avatar another. Star wars land, MyMagic+ and the list goes on. I know disney love their detail and love to get things right. But if Walt could build the original park in less than a year, surely with the modern help we get with almost everything a parking structure should not take that long.

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