|Walt took an entire nation on his lap and told us stories we'll never forget.|
|When they first came to Hollywood, Walt and his brother, Roy|
shared an apartment at the upper location. In 1927, they bought separate home on Lyric Avenue in Los Angeles.
(The first Mickey Mouse cartoon was animated in the garage.)
|An aerial view of the Los Feliz |
neighborhood with the Disney
property outlined in red.
|It was here that the earliest Disney successes took|
shape, from Snow White to Cinderella.
|As the Hollywood home of a motion picture mogul, the Disney place at 4053 Woking Way was attractive, comfortable, and spacious (at 6,600 square feet), but was in no way spectacular.|
|A rare photo of the Disneys fourth home at 355 Carolwood Drive|
|Walt's Carolwood Pacific Railroad looks like fun, if somewhat|
uncomfortable. The Disney imagineers (and the Disney lawyers) suggested a larger scale for the amusement park.
|One look at his railroad empire and you might think Disney should have been a railroad mogul. The tunnel is at far left in brown.|
|The Carolwood Pacific rail line, as well as all the other Disney structures are show in orange overlying the present mansion complex in this aerial view.|
|The backyard of the Disney property today|
looks like possibly that of Disney's