Every guest that enters Disneyland walks down this entrance street. Main Street USA is like the opening scene of your favorite movie. By the time you walk through middle America town, you are ready for all else Disneyland has in store!
Because Walt Disney was the dreamer behind the entire park, many credit his hometown of Marceline, Missouri as the inspiration for Main Street USA. However, Main Street USA was designed by Walt Disney Imagineer Harper Goff who took photos of his childhood home in Fort Collins, Colorado to create the designs for the buildings.
The street lamps on Main street were purchased from cities all across the US including Baltimore, Saint Louis, and Philadelphia. Also, the black base of the Disneyland flag pole is the broken piece of a light post from Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles. Swipe up to learn more!