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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Construction Milestone Celebrated at Disneyland Park

George Savvas

by , Public Relations Director, Disneyland Resort

Yesterday, Walt Disney Imagineering and the project teams responsible for bringing Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to life at Disneyland park celebrated a major milestone — the topping out of the tallest peak in the 14-acre land. Rising to 130 feet, the steel that makes up the highest point in the new land was put in place as the design and construction teams celebrated the tradition.

Another part of this longtime construction tradition is when signatures are placed on the steel beam, and for this topping out every Disneyland Resort cast member was invited to take part! This isn’t the only way our cast members are getting involved. Soon, a selected team of cast members will lend their expertise to the process of bringing the land’s two signature attractions to life. They will offer their unique knowledge of our parks, attractions and operations to inform and influence how the immersive attractions allow guests to experience Star Wars in their own way.

Disneyland Resort Cast Members Sign Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Highest Beam

As you can see in the photo below, progress continues on Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at the Walt Disney World Resort where the remote trading port continues to take shape at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Construction

As announced recently at D23 Expo, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is set to open in 2019, first at the Disneyland Resort and later that year at the Walt Disney World Resort.

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney Parks

Comments

  • I’m actually looking forward to either one (WDL or WDW) being completed for more than just visiting, won’t the time lapse photography be incredible to watch!
    This will surely be surreal to enter Galaxy’s Edge once completed…so awesome!

  • So awesome. It’s already great to see progress being made.

  • It’s *always* great to see progress being made.

  • …*always great*

  • Would be nice if Disneyworld could could narrow completion for star wars to a period in 2019 ie spring summer autumn.

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