Refurbishment of ‘Cars’ Area and Righteous Reef Playground Completed at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

The exterior of Disney’s Art of Animation Resort is being refurbished and repainted. The Cozy Cone Pool reopened a month ago, and now refurbishment of the “Cars” area seems to be complete.

Art of Animation Refurbishment

Construction materials have been removed and guests can once again enjoy the scenery of Radiator Springs.

Art of Animation Refurbishment

Characters from “Cars” appear throughout this area.

Art of Animation Refurbishment
Art of Animation Refurbishment
Art of Animation Refurbishment
Art of Animation Refurbishment
Art of Animation Refurbishment
Art of Animation Refurbishment

Meanwhile, in the “Finding Nemo” section, the repainting of Squirt’s Righteous Reef is done and the playground has reopened.

Art of Animation Refurbishment
Art of Animation Refurbishment

This playground has slides moving in and out of a coral structure, with Squirt swimming on top.

Art of Animation Refurbishment
Art of Animation Refurbishment

Additionally, painting has begun on Squirt’s dad, Crush.

Art of Animation Refurbishment

The area around Crush is blocked with green plastic fencing.

Art of Animation Refurbishment

We could see some splotches on his fins.

Art of Animation Refurbishment
Art of Animation Refurbishment
Art of Animation Refurbishment

Signs around Crush let guests know the area is being refurbished.

Art of Animation Refurbishment
Art of Animation Refurbishment

In addition, Mr. Ray is looking freshly repainted.

Art of Animation Refurbishment
Art of Animation Refurbishment

A staircase on building four has been blocked off while crews repaint the building.

Art of Animation Refurbishment
Art of Animation Refurbishment

We could see a crew member on the staircase.

Art of Animation Refurbishment

White crack-like lines can be seen up and down the wall.

Art of Animation Refurbishment
Art of Animation Refurbishment

In “The Lion King” section, crews are working on the exterior of building six.

Art of Animation Refurbishment

Likewise, in the “Finding Nemo” area, there are white lines on the building where crews are painting.

Art of Animation Refurbishment

We saw a crew member working in a cherry picker vehicle.

Art of Animation Refurbishment
Art of Animation Refurbishment

Additionally, two other cherry pickers were parked next to the building but no crew members were in them when we visited.

Art of Animation Refurbishment

At the building’s entrance, scaffolding with green scrim is set up, but the doors are not blocked off.

Art of Animation Refurbishment

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