Well duhhh but like... why
My guess would be that this will be the new entrance to backstage. The current entrance to Muppet Courtyard right next to Star Tours exit will probably be trees and shrubs. The facade on the side of Star Tours would clash with the Grand Ave area so they need to hide it. By moving the Muppet entrance to Grand Ave, the old entrance can be redesigned to hide the side of Star Tours.
Most people probably wouldn't know the lamps are different. Getting ready to walk into a made up backyard for toys lamp posts are probably down on the noticeable listAs a resident of DTLA, I find the thematic elements of Grand Ave a bit perplexing. For instance, the recent addition of the lamp posts are not consistent with the green lantern-style lights of the real Grand Ave, and the original Streets of America buildings more closely resembled Grand Ave / DTLA compared to the update.
It'll be a nice transition area, no doubt. Will it be an honest attempt to evoke the spirit of DTLA in a similar way that Sunset Blvd evokes Old Hollywood? Definitely not.
Most people probably wouldn't know the lamps are different. Getting ready to walk into a made up backyard for toys lamp posts are probably down on the noticeable list
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