What does it mean to live next door to the Disneyland?
"The bright lights that shine on Disneyland and nearby businesses dont penetrate [this] darkened neighborhood. Nor is there any sign of the $546 million that Anaheim officials spent on Disneyland-related improvements elsewhere in the city. [Though]just two blocks from Harbor Boulevard, no rows of landscaped palm trees and gardens line [this] neighborhood on Citron Street. Citron Street is a side of Disneyland tourists see only by accident. Its a chain of identical apartment buildings behind small, struggling lawns and serious-looking security gates. Sidewalks are overgrown by weeds. Kids ride scooters and skateboards over cracked and potholed asphalt."
Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan
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