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Title
Disneyland Hotel and Disneyland, looking east
Alternative Title
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Photo Collection
Creator
Kelly, Howard D
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1956
Publication Information
Pereira & Luckman.; Kelly-Holiday
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Designed by Pereira & Luckman, the original Disneyland Hotel, which included about 100 rooms in 5 two-story guest room complexes, opened on October 5, 1955. Over the years, the hotel grew in size, ultimately offering hundreds of rooms. In 1999, the original structures seen here and much of the subsequently added structures were demolished to make way for new parking areas and Downtown Disney.
Aerial view showing the Disneyland Hotel, which is surrounded by citrus groves. Additional buildings, located on S. West Street (center), intended to house services for hotel guests are under construction. The 7-month old Disneyland is visible in the background. At this time, only a few of the amusement park's now world famous attractions existed; many that are seen here, including Main Street, Sleeping Beauty Castle, Rocket to the Moon, TWA Moonliner, Circarama, Astro-Jets, Mark Twain's River boat, Indian Village, Golden Horseshoe Saloon, have been changed or removed completely. Interstate 5 passes directly behind Disneyland. Photograph dated February 16, 1956.
Type
Image
Format
1 negative :safety ;12 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00088603
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
KHAF 238-9
CARL0004936449
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/4417
Subject
Disneyland Hotel (Anaheim, Calif.)
Orchards--California--Anaheim
Building construction--California--Anaheim
Amusement parks--California--Anaheim
Hotels--California--Anaheim
Disneyland (Calif.)
Disneyland (Calif.)--Aerial views
Anaheim (Calif.)--Aerial views
Anaheim (Calif.)
Aerial photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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