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Main Street Emporium columns refurbishment

Discussion in 'WDW Parks News, Rumors and Current Events' started by WDWtraveler, Jan 13, 2017.

  1. peter11435

    peter11435 Well-Known Member

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    Gotcha. That pic was taken when the scaffolding was in the process of going back up. Printed scrim is in place now.
     
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  2. MississippiBelle

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    Ah, makes more sense. Thanks!
     
  3. zoso

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    Do you guys think the scrims/walls/scaffolding will be gone by the end of August? It's not at all a big deal if it isn't, just curious. Bringing my parents for the first time. Too excited!
     
  4. JoeCamel

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    I would expect them to be gone by summer
     
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  5. zoso

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    Thank you.

    Btw what's your avatar of? It looks vaguely familiar.
     
  6. ChrisM

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    An evil, demonically-possessed ventriloquist dummy from your worst nightmares.
     
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  7. JoeCamel

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    I'm a puppet on the end of some guy's arm.
     
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  8. Nick Palazzo

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    Any update on the walls in front of the emporium? I leave on May 25th with my family who hasn't been in forever!
     
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  9. FigmentFan3

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    Still there today. You can see the window displays if you walk underneath them though! And they have the photo-scrims up too.
     
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  10. Father Robinson

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    Photo update as of Friday, June 2.

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  11. mickhyperion

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    So it's taking them 6 months to paint a mother grabbin facade?
     
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  12. Goob

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    Ugh. No kidding. Unbelievable.
     
  13. Kman101

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    Heaven forbid they work on anything ... but it does seem to be taking them a while. However we don't know that it's just painting.
     
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    It is not just painting.
     
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    Thanks for clarifying (mostly for those griping). I figured it was more than just painting.
     
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  16. Goob

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    Ok, so what else are they doing? Why the coyness?

    I'm griping because of the time it's taking. To have such a large scrim up on the first thing you see when entering the park for such a long time (twice this spring) is pretty ridiculous.

    I love that they are doing maintenance but what could possibly take this long?
     
  17. jt04

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    I believe this work is a restoration rather than
    general maintenance. Seems they have done this with all of MSUSA over the last several years.
     
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  18. zoso

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    I was checking instagram and it seems as though they took down the scrim and left the fencing part up. But it also looks as though they put up a scrim on another building on Main Street around Main Street Fashion and Apparel?

    Can anyone confirm?
     
  19. Kman101

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    Scrims are down. The building now has a brick exterior and looks fantastic.
     
  20. Kman101

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    You can find pics on Twitter. I only saw some from the site that's similar to "ez" and didn't want to post them. Hopefully @WDWtraveler comes in with their amazing pictures and I'm sure Steve is on it.
     
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