EPCOT Center was an amazingly ambitious project. Not only was Disney creating a brand-new theme park with state-of-the-art attractions and the infrastructure to support it, they also went out of their way to sweat the details to a standard far beyond expectations. Need a font for signs? Hire a typographer to create a custom font for the park. Need audio sweeting for the areas around pavilions? Forget stock music — write, orchestrate and produce hours of original songs customized for each ...
As an AT&T employee, my dad was mailed a copy of the EPCOT Center preview book, either in late 1981 or early 1982. Mailed! To our home! As an enthusiastic 14-year-old fan of Walt Disney World I poured over the concept art and descriptions of the new futuristic theme park that was taking shape a mere 45 minutes away from our house.