Tag Archives: Jon Binkowski

Hard Rock Park 8: Abandoned Ideas Part 2

My last article at Theme Park University featured a handful of exciting additions that were to be added to Hard Rock Park, had it been a bigger success. Jon Binkowski and his creative team collaborated on the design of a Hard Rock Hotel, a shopping and dining complex called Paradise City, a parade route, a rapids ride

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Hard Rock Park 7: Unused Concepts Part 1

Theme Park University shares exclusive concept artwork for the Hard Rock Park that never was. Josh Young takes a look at attractions, hotels and shopping complexes that were on the drawing board for future expansion in his first of a two part story.

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Hard Rock Park 6B: Even More Attention To Detail

Yet another look at the details that went into Hard Rock Park in the summer of 2008, little gems you will likely never see in any theme park ever again.

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Hard Rock Park 6A: The Devil Is In The Details

In the latest on our extensive series on Hard Rock Park, Josh Young takes a look at some of the artistic and gutsy details that gave the park character.

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Hard Rock Park 5: One Of A Kind

Hard Rock Park had several original attractions, this week Josh Young examines two of the most ambitious projects: Maximum and Nights in White Satin The Trip.

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Hard Rock Park 4: “Whole Lotta Love”

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Theme Park University takes a look at Hard Rock Park’s creative process in putting together the world’s first, and only, roller coaster themed to the legendary rock band: Led Zeppelin.

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Hard Rock Park 3: How To Move People

In the latest article of Josh Young’s series on Hard Rock Park, he takes a look at what changes from the original art work, and deliberate choices designed to keep the family together.

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Hard Rock Park 1: The Birth of The World’s First Rock N Roll Theme Park

How often does a theme park open in the United States? In the summer of 2008, Myrtle Beach opened an extremely ambitious theme park that only lasted 4 months. Josh Young takes us on a journey in what it took to build the park in the first of an expansive series.

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