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Disneyland Signs


posted on May 21st, 2010 by George Savvas, Public Relations Director, Disneyland Resort


For more than 40 years, the large marquee outside Disneyland was often your first clue that you had arrived somewhere different — you had finally arrived at Disneyland! Here’s a look back at the Southern California icon.

Signs of the Times

Above is the original 1958 marquee as it appeared in 1976.



Signs of the Times

A new electronic marquee arrived in 1989, briefly sharing the spotlight with its predecessor during installation.



Signs of the Times

The electronic marquee greeted millions of visitors in multiple languages for nearly 10 years.



Signs of the Times

Today, whether arriving by car, hotel shuttle or by foot, the tradition of greeting our guests in style continues.

Signs of the Times

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posted on June 21st, 2010 by George Savvas, Public Relations Director, Disneyland Resort


Disneyland Hotel, 1961
This picture, taken in 1961, shows the Monorail on its then newly-expanded track, passing over what is now Disneyland Drive, on its way to the Disneyland Hotel.

As Heather recently announced, the Disneyland Hotel pool will be getting a brand new look that reminds me a lot of this classic photo.

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