Dirk Wallen’s 10/9/15 WDW Photo Report (AVATAR, Rivers of Light Construction, Disney Springs, Etc.) np

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WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen visited Animal Kingdom and Disney Springs this week and has some newsworthy photos to share with us, so let’s take a look:

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GIRAFFE!

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We often find cute animals are a good way to ease you into construction photos…

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As seen from the heights of Everest, here is the latest progress on Pandora: The World of AVATAR

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The floating mountains rise high above the park

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Work is ramping up on the Rivers of Light show as well as there is just a few months left to go before it debuts

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Here you see the viewing area under construction

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Various new rock structures hide the projectors and lighting for the show

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The control tower for the show rises in front of Everest

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Guests will be able to sit all the way down to the water’s edge for the show

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At Kilimanjaro Safaris, strange rock work (which we suspect hides the lighting for the nighttime version of the ride) has appeared

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Work continues on the new building in Discovery Island

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Painting of the existing buildings continues

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Moving over to Disney Springs, construction is coming along nicely on the Town Center

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The Edison, former home fo the Adventurer’s Club

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The home of STK Steakhouse

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This will soon be the new bus loop and drop off area

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Another look at STK

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