"lake buena vista"

Leaked document reveals that Sidewalk Labs' Toronto plans for private taxation, private roads, charter schools, corporate cops and judges, and punishment for people who choose privacy

Tomorrow, Toronto's City Council will hold a key vote on Sidewalk Labs's plan to privatize much of the city's lakeshore in the name of creating a "smart city" owned by Google's parent company, Alphabet. Read the rest

Gate guarded McMansion suburb in Walt Disney World

Disney is building a bunch of multi-million-dollar McMansions in a gate-guarded suburb on the grounds of Walt Disney World. It's the latest in a series of urbanist experiments stretching back to the original vision Walt had for the Florida property -- the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, or EPCOT.

For absolutely the best-ever writing on the subject of urbanism and Disney, see FoxxFur's brilliant The Lake Buena Vista Story: Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four

The Golf Resort

Disney unveils Golden Oak luxury homes, offering a chance to live in the Walt Disney World resort

(Thanks, Ricky!)

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