Today’s flashback comes from 1982, when the first show scene had been completed and approved for EPCOT’s Horizons attraction. The first set to be completed was Scene #14, “Urban Habitat.” You remember the one:
To celebrate the first finalized scene for the attraction, what better for a group of talented Imagineers to do than [...]
It took some time, but this is a biggie. Survey says…
#2 – Rethink EPCOT. Completely. Smell that? That’s the smell of potential!
It’s been a while since I last did one of these. The delay was, in part, because not only is this particular topic very near and dear to my heart, but it’s [...]
Rendering of EPCOT Center, 1980 (Click to Enlarge)
Things have changed a bit since our last visit to early EPCOT; the park is now looking a lot more like the version we later would come to love. Horizons has arrived, but it’s still known as Future Probe. Spaceship Earth and Communicore have lost their golden [...]
I’ve been meaning to share a couple of nice links relating to my favorite Disney attraction of all time, Horizons. Since its unfortunate closure in 1999, fan love of Horizons has only grown in the online community. Even ten years later, people across the internet continue to try and document every minute detail of [...]
Things have been too dour here lately. Let’s think bouncy upbeat things with my all-time favorite attraction, Horizons!
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