The entry could read “birthplace of Mickey Mouse” because this decrepit old building is where a young Walt Disney first drew a character he called Mortimer Mouse. And we all know what mouse Mortimer morphed into.
Efforts are underway to restore the studio, complete with theater and hands-on exhibits. Right now, some of the world’s best cartoonists have donated their work to cover the doors and windows. Check the website or call to see when the next fundraising event is.
Take care not to park in the church parking lot across the street. It’s private property.