Hello, and welcome to the Season 3, Episode 14 of the Bones & Bobbins Podcast!
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The Bones & Bobbins Podcast, Season 3, Episode 14: There’s No Place Like Utopia
S03E14: Celebration, Florida and Arcosanti, Arizona: Two very different approaches to building a (mostly failed) utopia.
***Learning how to almost successfully thrive in the desert, and why we wouldn’t want Disney in charge of our HOAs.
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Links to research materials:
- Celebration, FL: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celebration,_Florida
- Celebration, Florida: How Disney’s ‘Community of Tomorrow’ Became a Total Nightmare: https://www.thedailybeast.com/celebration-florida-how-disneys-community-of-tomorrow-became-a-total-nightmare
- Rescuing Celebration: A firsthand account from the Cookie Kelly Blog: https://cookiekellyblog.com/
- Disney once owned a town in Florida called Celebration, but the reality isn’t very magical: https://www.insider.com/what-it-is-like-to-live-in-celebration-florida-2020-1
- Town Center, Celebration, FL: https://celebrationtowncenter.com/
- Map 1 – Celebration, FL: https://celebration.fl.us/celebration-maps/
- Map 2 – Celebration, Florida: https://celebration.fl.us/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2017-CELEBRATION-MAP.pdf
- Real estate listings for Celebration, should you feel so inclined: https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-search/Celebration_FL
- Anthony Todt Convicted of Killing Wife, 3 Children and Family Dog in Celebration, Fla., Home: https://people.com/crime/anthony-todt-celebration-florida-father-convicted-killing-family/
- Murder in Celebration, Florida: The Victim’s Secret Life: https://www.thedailybeast.com/murder-in-celebration-florida-the-victims-secret-life
- Crime in Celebration, FL: https://www.bestplaces.net/crime/city/florida/celebration
- YouTube Interview:
- Arch Digest Article: https://www.archdaily.com/tag/paolo-soleri
- The Atlantic Mini Documentary:
- DeZeen Article: https://www.dezeen.com/2020/06/10/frank-lloyd-wright-school-of-architecture-at-taliesin-paolo-soleri-arcosanti-cosanti/
- Arcocanti’s Web Site: https://www.arcosanti.org/
- Daniella Soleri’s Medium Article: https://medium.com/@soleri/sexual-abuse-its-you-him-and-his-work-88ecb8e99648
- The School of Architecture Site: https://tsoa.edu/