They were indeed heavily damaged by the hurricane. You could see the damages on the River Ferry from Port Riverside to DTD. Disney fix them up to livable standards but not to Guest standards. My son was able to get into them in 2007. He was a college program student at Disney and that is where Disney housed many of their International CP students until January of 2008 when new housing opened for the program. At the same time Disney finally had a design approved that was acceptable to the
The tree houses were in sad shape and the students had problems with the water-bugs from the River invading their rooms. When the students moved out they were torn down and rebuilt very similar to the old ones style.
Some people are like Slinkies.
They aren't really good for anything,
but they still bring a smile to my face when I push them down a flight of stairs.
Friends are Gods way of apologizing to us for our families.