Lake Buena Vista  

Sundial: 221
State/Province:  Florida Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Gnomonic or Projection Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 28° 21.924' N  81° 31.274' W
Location: Access: Public/Private access to this dial is unknown.
  • Team Disney Building
    1375 East Buena Vista Drive, Orlando, FL 32830
  • Conical dial 120 ft. high, 122 ft. diameter at base and has an 85 ft circular opening to the sky. In the middle of the opening is a spherical nodus that casts its shadow into the concrete structure. According to the Guinness Book of Records in 1995, this is the world's largest sundial. Designed by Isozaki and calculated by Ross McCluney, the sundial is a large truncated, slanted cone, with hour markings on the inside. McCluney was NASS's first president.
General Information:
  • Owner: Disney Corp.
  • Designer: Arata Isozaki with calculations by Ross McCluney
  • Builder: Holder Construction Company, Atlanta
  • Construction Date: 1990
  • Engineering News Record, July 5, 1990. p.17.
    NASS Compendium Dec 1995, Vol.2 No. 4

Last Revised: 2019-02-09 17:13