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Disney's Art of Animation Resort announced

On Wednesday Disney announced that the long vacant structure originally slated to be the second half of Disney's Pop Century Resort will finally be completed.  No longer a part of Pop Century, the redubbed Disney's Art of Animation Resort will offer 1,120 Value suites and 864 hotel rooms.

The project has sat dormant for nearly 10 years now in the wake of the 9/11/01 terrorist attacks and subsequent decline in tourism.  At one point, Disney reportedly considered repurposing the building as Value-class Disney Vacation Club units.

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Yesterland Looks at National Harbor Area

This week Disney shocked many by purchasing 15 acres of land earmarked for a 500 room hotel in Maryland's National Harbor just outside of Washington D.C. 

Werner Weiss of Yesterland.com has put assembled some wonderful information on the National Harbor development.  Included are history on the development, a look at where Disney's parcel is located and some speculation on what exactly Disney may have in mind for the property.

Check it out over at Yesterland.com.

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