Past to Present

General discussion about Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
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Past to Present

Post by that_guy » Mon Feb 27, 2006 6:47 pm

I decided that I was going to compare the SC Great America from past to present to see how the names have changed over the past 30 years. So, I took the SC 1976 park map and decided to compare:

P.S.
1) All items listed are off of the 1976 Santa Clara map first, PGA second
2) (...) is the Paramount "themed" area name according to the 2006 map 3) NLE- No Longer Exists (might have been moved within park, or removed, etc.)

CAROUSEL PLAZA:

Gateway Gifts- Inside PGA (Hollywood Plaza)

Guest Services- Guest Services (Hollywood Plaza/Gate)

Plaza Gifts- Group Ticketing/ATM/Lockers (Hollywood Plaza/Gate)

Public Lockers- NLE

The Columbia- Carousel Columbia (Hollywood Plaza)

HOMETOWN SQUARE:

Strollers- Carousel Souvenirs (Hollywood Plaza)

Souvenirs- Carousel Souvenirs (Hollywood Plaza)

Cameras and Film- Carousel Souvenirs (Hollywood Plaza)

Railroad Station- NLE

Candle Making- California Redwood Signs (Hollywood Plaza)

Truman Woodworth- Candy Cafe (Hollywood Plaza)

General Merchandise- Candy Cafe (Hollywood Plaza)

Hot Shoppe- Hawaiin Ice Stand (Hollywood Plaza)

Hometown Grill- Hometown Grill (Hollywood Plaza)

The Triple Play- NLE (3 trees, lol)

Engine Co. #1- Season Pass Processing (Hollywood Plaza)

Grand Music Hall- Paramount Theatre (Hollywood Plaza)

Willard's Whizzer- NLE

Matinee Jewelry- NLE (Nothing is labeled to exist in this part of the building)

Opera House Sweet Shop- NLE (Nothing is labeled to exist in this part of the building)

Maggie Brown's Boarding House- Maggie Brown's (Hollywood Plaza)

Brown's Bakery- Frankie's Pizza (Hollywood Plaza)

Bottom's Up- NLE

Hometown and Orleans Trolley- NLE

Red Baron- NLE

Lady Bugs- NLE

Tot's Livery- NLE

Elm Street School, Lost Parents, First Aid- First Aid (Hollywood Plaza)

COUNTY FAIR:

Hilltopper- NLE

Blue Ribbon Barbeque- NLE

Turn of the Century- Demon (County Fair)

Sky Whirl- NLE

Farmer's Market- Food Festival (County Fair)

Hat Shop- Front Gate Photo 2 (County Fair)

Sideshow Shirt Shop- Airbrushed Tees (County Fair)

Souvenirs- Airbrushed Tees (County Fair)

Barney Oldfield Speedway- Barney Oldfield Speedway (County Fair)

Skee Daddle- unlabeled games (County Fair)

Pizzaluigi- NLE

The Big Top- (Not the ride, the circus) NLE

Side Show- NLE

Ameri-go-Round- NLE

Arcade/Games Gallery- unlabeled games (Action Zone)

Plush Horse- Thrills are Paramount (Action Zone)

Sticky Fingers- Sticky Fingers (Action Zone)

Kiddie Kars- NLE

Burgers on the Run- NLE

Eagles Flight- Eagle's Flight (Action Zone)

Fairgrounds Junction- NLE

Fiddlers Fling- Centrifuge (Action Zone)

YUKON TERRITORY:

The Cache- NLE

Wilderness Theater- Nickelodeon Theater (Nickelodeon Central)

Klondike Cafe- Nicktoons Cafe (Nickelodeon Central)

Snowshoe Saloon- Nicktoons Cafe (Nickelodeon Central)

Loggers Run- Logger's Run (Nickelodeon Central)

Moosejaw Trading Co.- The Nickelodeon Store (Nickelodeon Central)

Rock Shop- The Nickelodeon Store (Nickelodeon Central)

Printing Shop- NLE (Nothing is labeled to exist in this building, probably part of other shops)

Yu-Kon Do It- Sweet Treats (KidZville)

Saskatchewan Scrambler- NLE

Yukon-Yahoo- *MOVED* new name: Berserker (County Fair)

Northwest Shooting Gallery- Not Labeled but a shooting gallery still exists here (KidZville)

Totem Pole Carving- NLE

YANKEE HARBOR:

Dockside Sandwiches- Mathilda's Beachwear (Boomerang Bay)

Yankee Clipper- NLE (Lighthouse in Boomerang Bay)

Woodworking Shop- Mic's Seaside Supplies (All American Corners)

Tobacco Shop- Mic's Seaside Supplies (All American Corners)

Pottery- Mic's Seaside Supplies (All American Corners)

Capt. Morgan's- Outback Shack (All American Corners)

Buzzy Bee- *MOVED* new name: Mystery Club Inc. Ghost Chase (KidZville)

Nautical Shop- NLE

Glass Schooner- NLE

The Lobster- NLE

Tradewinds Import Co.- Kidstuff (All American Corners)

Puppet Show- NLE

ORLEANS PLACE:

Gulf Coaster- NLE

Arcade d'Accessories- NLE

Chapeau Chateau- NLE (Nothing is labeled to exist in this building)

A la Burger- American Cafe (All American Corners)

Orleans Orbit- Orbit (All American Corners)

Cirque Electrique Arcade- Unlabeled Arcade Games (All American Corners)

Alle Mistique Magic- Golden Oldies Costumed Photos (All American Corners)

Pizza Orleans- Pizza Orleans/ kind of Top Gun Entrance (Orleans Place)

Theatre Royal- Showtime Theater (Orleans Place)

Merry Menagerie- Great American Outlet (Orleans Place)

Hometown and Orleans Trolley- NLE

Delta Flyer- Delta Flyer (Orleans Place)

Lafitte's Treasures- Girl Space (Orleans Place)

Porcelains- Girl Space (Orleans Place)

Maison le Crystal- Girl Space (Orleans Place)

Rue Le Dodge- Rue Le Dodge (Orleans Place)

Buffet le Grand- Silly Sours and Sweets + Lockers outside (Orleans Place)

Praline Parlour- Sweet Tooth (Orleans Place)

Penny P. Patrick's- Sweet Tooth (Orleans Place)

Mardi Gras Emporium- Unlabeled store (Orleans Place)

Thats all of them, Please notify me of corrections below because these maps are really inaccurate

Updated October 2007
Last edited by that_guy on Sun Oct 21, 2007 6:17 pm, edited 3 times in total.
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Post by jonrev » Mon Feb 27, 2006 8:36 pm

Wilderness is still there. I believe they use it for shows with Nickelodeon characters.
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Post by imdaman » Mon Feb 27, 2006 10:09 pm

Great list, and yeah the wilderness theater is there still :)

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Post by that_guy » Mon Feb 27, 2006 10:35 pm

Yeah, I wasn't sure since I have never really seen the Nickelodeon theater and the 1976 map puts it in a weird place compared to the 2005 map, Thanks for the feedback :D
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