PHOTOS: Golden Paneling Added to Sunglass Hut Storefront in Disney Springs

Shannen Ace

PHOTOS: Golden Paneling Added to Sunglass Hut Storefront in Disney Springs

Golden paneling has been added to the Sunglass Hut storefront currently being refurbished in Disney Springs.

Sunglass Hut Construction

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There are two archways on the front of the building, which is now an off-white color with thin golden stripes.

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The archways are rimmed with curved golden pieces, and flat golden paneling is above the windows.

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For comparison, above is what Sunglass Icon by Sunglass Hut looked like right when construction began. The new design seems to be leaning more into lighter colors.

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While Sunglass Hut is closed, the Sunglass Outfitters truck is available near the Aerophile balloon.

We also recently spotted a Ray-Ban sign lit up inside the Sunglass Hut store.

Other Disney Springs News

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The Cilantro Urban Eatery food truck has returned to Disney Springs for daily operation, replacing Disney’s mac and cheese food truck.

Summer House on the Lake was announced in the summer of 2022, taking over the space formerly planned for Beatrix Restaurant. Disney and Lettuce Entertain You had previously announced that Beatrix was merely “on hold,” but it seems they decided not to go forward with that particular project. Lettuce Entertain You is the owner of both Beatrix and Summer House Santa Monica, which are both considered Chicago staples. Gray brickwork was recently installed during construction.

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This month at Gideon’s Bakehouse in Disney Springs, guests can try the new Sea Turtle Cookie. The limited-time cookie is made of premium chocolate, homemade caramel, whole candied pecans, and their signature sea salt. Read our review of the Sea Turtle Cookie.

Corkcicle shop opened in April at Disney Springs. The brand is known for selling colorful insulated drinkware and accessories with products ranging between $29.99 and $49.99. Corkcicle’s product line includes insulated tumblers, water bottles, stemless barware, and coolers that are easily portable.

Flavors of Florida will return to Disney Springs this summer with a new culinary series featuring chefs and sommeliers from various Disney Springs venues.

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Disney Springs is also celebrating Pride Month with limited-time decorations this June.

An “Elemental” photo op featuring Wade and Ember is near the LEGO Store to celebrate the new Pixar film.

Are you interested in any of these new projects at Disney Springs or some of the special events? Let us know in the comments.

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