WDW Radio # 584 – The History of Disney’s Animal Kingdom – Concept, Reality, and Opening Day: Part 2

By Lou Mongello
Monday, April 20th, 2020 Comments Off on WDW Radio # 584 – The History of Disney’s Animal Kingdom – Concept, Reality, and Opening Day: Part 2

We continue with our detailed look at the history of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Opening Day on April 22, 1998. We’ll explore what the opening day looked like, from ceremonies […]

WDW Radio # 583 – The History of Disney’s Animal Kingdom – From Concept to Reality, Part 1

By Lou Mongello
Monday, April 13th, 2020 Comments Off on WDW Radio # 583 – The History of Disney’s Animal Kingdom – From Concept to Reality, Part 1

On April 22, 1998, Disney’s Animal Kingdom opened its gates and instantly established itself as something very different, and definitely “NAHTAZU.” More importantly, the park’s opening represented a continuation of […]

The World that Never Was: Genesis Gardens of Animal Kingdom

By Lou Mongello
Monday, August 6th, 2012 2 Comments »

by Josh Taylor When Joe Rohde, executive designer and vice president at Walt Disney Imagineering, was put in charge of Walt Disney World’s newest theme park in the 1990s, he […]