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Wizarding World of Harry Potter Construction Photos Update

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Posted by: sue
November 03, 2009, 03:46 AM

UPDATE: Thanks to an TLC reader who wished to remain anonymous, we now have some gorgeous high res photos showing earlier off-site construction for the park, including this of the walls and windows of the great hall, others such as this which reveals the icicles formed on buildings in Hogsmeade, and a photo detailing the base of one of the towers, with the rest found here.

Construction continues at a rapid pace now for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction at Universal Orlando. Thanks to OrlandoNews, Orlando United and now the Orlando Sentinel, there are now quite a few new photos online from the construction, including this large size photo of the many towers of Hogwarts castle, this photo of the workers on the scaffold way at the top of the main tower, as well as this one of some very oddly curved chimneys, with another look seen here. Be sure to check out our extensive collection of construction photos, with the latest starting here in our image galleries. The theme park is set to open sometime in Spring, 2010.

One final related note: The Orlando Sentinel also reports that the Wizarding World will use eco-friendly products throughout the park, noting "Universal's agreement with Advanced Eco Designs of Ocala calls for "furnishings" that will be used as part of the Wizarding World project. Though the public documents aren't more specific, the company's website shows that it builds furniture such as picnic benches made from recycled plastic and theme-park props made with synthetic lumber."

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679 Points

omg, i am WAY too excited!!!! :-D

Posted by harryplusrachel, Certified Book Purist on November 04, 2009, 01:16 AM report to moderator
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679 Points

id be happy just to be on the same continent as this thing right now……!!!

Posted by harryplusrachel, Certified Book Purist on November 04, 2009, 01:17 AM report to moderator
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1166 Points

I dream of that place!

Posted by JessSnape on November 04, 2009, 02:24 AM report to moderator
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1459 Points

Its going to be totally awesome! ^^

Posted by Bellamount on November 04, 2009, 02:54 AM report to moderator
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1317 Points

Can not wait for Sept 2010!!! Vacation here I come to Potterworld!!!!!

Posted by hewy on November 04, 2009, 03:10 AM report to moderator
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227 Points

Its so unfair, its being built in the US and the book is by a Britiish author!!

Posted by GryffindorGirl115 {ROAR!} on November 04, 2009, 03:36 AM report to moderator
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625 Points

that’s wicked!!! I want to go!

Posted by humbert0 on November 04, 2009, 06:33 AM report to moderator
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3560 Points

I would so love to go, but could not afford the trip.

Posted by Brosia, OoM 2 [WBM] on November 04, 2009, 06:51 AM report to moderator
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2333 Points

Awesome!!! So excited to go for Infinitus 2010!!!!!! <3 <3 <3 Request me if your going too!

Posted by theREALGinnyWeasley on November 04, 2009, 07:18 AM report to moderator
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80418 Points

I will be there!

Posted by Won_Two on November 04, 2009, 08:08 AM report to moderator
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507 Points

cant wait to go

Posted by lilmisssnape on November 04, 2009, 08:49 AM report to moderator
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660 Points

It will still seem strange seeing snow while you are wearing short sleeves in Florida but I am excited…

Posted by Noble Birth Descending on November 04, 2009, 08:52 AM report to moderator
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3031 Points

i wish i could go for the grand opening but i think ill have to wait till leakycon 2011

Posted by Horcruxalej on November 04, 2009, 08:53 AM report to moderator
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2224 Points

This is going to be amazing. I can’t wait to go!

Posted by on November 04, 2009, 09:22 AM report to moderator
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437 Points

YAY!

Posted by LadySidi on November 04, 2009, 09:37 AM report to moderator
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