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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #240 on: August 08, 2017, 11:47:55 PM »
While I know everyone is hyped up for the 2018 announcement... What's the story for 2020? Flat ride expansion? Attraction retheme/rebuild? Or will it be the long rumored coaster to be placed between WF and PK?


If I was a betting man, I'd say replacement for FM
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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #241 on: August 09, 2017, 08:43:12 AM »
What ever happened to the idea/plan to rebuild the front entrance?
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« Reply #242 on: August 09, 2017, 10:01:22 AM »
What ever happened to the idea/plan to rebuild the front entrance?

I am sure That will happen, But I expect it will be a winter remodel thing..  Probably wont even be announced publicly...  LOL.. 

Just 1 of the many small "fix it up" projects..

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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #243 on: August 09, 2017, 07:39:06 PM »
I really expected the new gate by now. If this coaster really brings in the crowds as it should, it's going to be a cluster. It's already bad enough to warrant some kind of work and has been for a long time now. I don't know what the hold up could be other than them being cheap. Would be a great project for 2019.

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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #244 on: August 09, 2017, 08:06:01 PM »
I'm thinking they will probably either relocate or suspend the SDC logo over an archway and knock down the rest of the wall behind it and take out the garden planter to open that area up. I would be worried that the water clock would go away too however, I think word got out on the rumor that they were hinting on a complete razing and it got a backlash from a lot of people and thats why the project got put off. Could be wrong though.
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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #245 on: August 09, 2017, 08:45:17 PM »
Honestly, I think expanding the parking became more pressing.  That and the fact that they have been relocating employee parking to open up closer parking for guests when needed.

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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #246 on: August 09, 2017, 10:28:58 PM »
I had completely forgotten that they were expanding the parking lots again. Weren't they just adding a little bit to the back lot though? There isn't exactly room for much more back there - or so I had assumed. Looking at the topography on google maps its hard to see where they could flatten to add any more. Unless they start using more satellite parking...

Perhaps someday all the lots near SDC will be paid, but they'll have satellite parking with shuttles for free (or much cheaper). I'm not sure how else they could convince people to willingly park miles away. It's a huge cluster when people have to do it now, and a lot of people simply leave when they are directed down the road because there's no communication.

I think they should buy Indian Ridge, flatten it out a little more for some parking up front, then put the resort in the back!

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« Reply #247 on: August 12, 2017, 04:03:30 PM »
Too bad they cannot come up with funds to build a three or four deck parking garage on the main lot...which in my daze working there it was called "C" lot. It is the area from the bus/tram loading area on the upper lot going toward the Hospitality House. If they remodel the front area at the turnstyles, I hope they keep the waterclock.
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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #248 on: August 12, 2017, 05:43:15 PM »
Too bad they cannot come up with funds to build a three or four deck parking garage on the main lot...which in my daze working there it was called "C" lot. It is the area from the bus/tram loading area on the upper lot going toward the Hospitality House. If they remodel the front area at the turnstyles, I hope they keep the waterclock.

So do I, Junior!  I love that clock and the feeling that area conveys with the moving waters, rock, trees, and plants.

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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #249 on: August 12, 2017, 11:55:57 PM »
Too bad they cannot come up with funds to build a three or four deck parking garage on the main lot...which in my daze working there it was called "C" lot. It is the area from the bus/tram loading area on the upper lot going toward the Hospitality House. If they remodel the front area at the turnstyles, I hope they keep the waterclock.

So do I, Junior!  I love that clock and the feeling that area conveys with the moving waters, rock, trees, and plants.

I would like them to move the waterclock to the square area.  They could put it over by Reunion Hall.
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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #250 on: August 13, 2017, 02:44:18 PM »
I'd like them to keep it there, or even rebuild it with more emphasis. The entrance to the park has lost detail over the years, and there should be more there to tell visitors that they are about to step back in time.

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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #251 on: August 13, 2017, 03:19:19 PM »
I'd like them to keep it there, or even rebuild it with more emphasis. The entrance to the park has lost detail over the years, and there should be more there to tell visitors that they are about to step back in time.

I'd love to see pictures of the entrance from over the years.
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« Reply #252 on: August 13, 2017, 03:30:48 PM »
I'd like them to keep it there, or even rebuild it with more emphasis. The entrance to the park has lost detail over the years, and there should be more there to tell visitors that they are about to step back in time.

I'd love to see pictures of the entrance from over the years.

I think my parents have a picture in the mid 60's of us when you drive right up to the square and park. Next Time I'm there I will try to find it.

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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #253 on: August 13, 2017, 08:22:34 PM »
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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #254 on: August 13, 2017, 09:42:44 PM »
I'd like them to keep it there, or even rebuild it with more emphasis. The entrance to the park has lost detail over the years, and there should be more there to tell visitors that they are about to step back in time.

I'd love to see pictures of the entrance from over the years.

I think my parents have a picture in the mid 60's of us when you drive right up to the square and park. Next Time I'm there I will try to find it.

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