Disney Effect

Urban myths abound about how Walt Disney picked Anaheim as the home for Disneyland. The most likely determinant: an economic study he commissioned in the early 1950s.

Disney tapped Stanford Research Institute, then part of Stanford University, to find the best spot for an amusement park in Southern California.

Based on projected population growth and climate, the nod went to Anaheim

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