PHOTOS: Crews Begin Painting New DVC Tower Brown at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

Shannen Ace

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PHOTOS: Crews Begin Painting New DVC Tower Brown at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

A new Disney Vacation Club tower is under construction at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, with a projected opening in late 2024. After the first coat of white primer was added to a wing of the tower last week, crews are now beginning to paint the tower brown.

Painting on Polynesian DVC Tower

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The wall that has been painting faces the lagoon and is visible from boats passing through the water.

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Crew members have begun painting the wall brown around some of the sliding glass doors.

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Concept art indicates the whole building will be dark brown.

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So far, crews have painted the walls of ten balconies.

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The center of the tower and the other wing have not yet been painted at all.

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There are sliding glass doors and most of the guest rooms, now.

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The doors that crew members are painting around have been covered in clear plastic tarps.

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Temporary wood paneling covers some openings into the building.

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When we visited this week, two painters in a boom lift were working on the third floor.

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Crews have mostly painted the walls facing the lagoon, but they have also painted some of the side walls of the balconies.

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Meanwhile, a new steel framework is in place along the center of the building.

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The steel frame outlines what looks like a hallway and a circular gazebo-like structure.

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The steel frame is around openings in the building.

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Concept art seems to indicate this will be an open-air seating area for a restaurant.

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Compare to the concept art below.

Concept art for Disney Vacation Club wing at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort
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Paving has begun on the pool or pool deck to the left side of the tower.

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We also took a look at the construction site from the Walt Disney World Monorail.

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There are more spots missing sliding glass doors or windows on this side.

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Blue tarps cover the doorways with no doors yet.

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As the Monorail passes the tower, we can just barely see the primer on the side of the building.

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