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World’s Largest McDonald’s Shuts to Make Way for Even Larger McDonald’s

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The biggest McDonald’s in the world closed this week to make room for an even larger McDonald’s.

McDonald’s shut down the 12,000-square-foot location in Orlando, Fla. in order to open a 19,000-square-foot version of the fast-food restaurant next door in February, the Orlando Sentinel reports. The franchise opened in 1976 and has since become a popular tourist attraction, but McDonald’s decided it was time for a renovation.

The old restaurant was famously shaped like a box of french fries and didn’t just have a PlayPlace but also featured an arcade, animatronic robots, bowling and more. McDonald’s hasn’t given word yet on what attractions the new location will offer, but there will be self-serve kiosks, allowing customers to order their own food.

Here are some pictures of the construction taking place at the new location:


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