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Disney Makeover Los Angeles First Airport Terminal  
User currently offlineLAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 24847 posts, RR: 46
Posted (1 year 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3342 times:

Many might not know, but the first commercial airport in Los Angeles was The Grand Central Air Terminal located in Glendale that opened in 1922.

Grand Central was the departure site for the nation's first regularly scheduled coast to coast flight, piloted by Charles Lindbergh.

While the airport itself has been closed down since the late 1950s and its one time runway is now a public street, much of the property was purchase by Disney for eventual use of a business complex.

As part of a new agreement with the City of Glendale, Disney will restore the original 1929 air terminal building and control tower including parking historic aircraft outside and allowing public access. Proposals for the plane include locally manufactured DC-3 and P-38.

Here are some renderings:



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From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
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User currently offlineProst From United States of America, joined Oct 2012, 910 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (1 year 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3253 times:

Thanks for posting that, I really like that building.

User currently offlineUnited787 From United States of America, joined May 2005, 2691 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (1 year 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3163 times:

As a Landscape Architect and A-Nutter and son of a C-47 (DC-3) pilot, I approve...

User currently offlineLDVAviation From United States of America, joined Dec 2008, 1048 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (1 year 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3041 times:

Another sign of the cultural maturity of LA... The city keeps reclaiming its past, from the Space Shuttle to this terminal. Good work Disney.

User currently offlinecloudboy From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 807 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (1 year 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2153 times:

They must have an upcoming animated feature on airplanes or flying or something.


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