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Life in Town
27 August, 2010

Las Catalinas’ Special Guanacaste Visitor’s Guide

August 26, 2010 - A work in progress...   Introduction I'm writing this idiosyncratic guide for friends who are planning to visit the Guanacaste area of Costa Rica near Las Catalinas.   Once we have the first buildings finished at Las Catalinas and we are up and running my recommendations will be greatly simplified!…
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Life in TownNeighbors
25 August, 2010

School Time

We are extremely fortunate to have two exceptionally high quality private schools located very close to Las Catalinas. Just down the road in Flamingo is the La Paz Community School.   La Paz is only three years old - but it's success and growth so far is astounding!   The school is non-profit, targets…
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Architecture and UrbanismLife in Town
25 August, 2010

Videos: Sharing the vision of Las Catalinas

This spring, John Paget & Chris Elisara, of First and Main Media, produced the pilot episode for a series entitled American Makeover. The pilot focused on Atlanta (or Sprawlanta, as it was described), and  Glenwood Park in particular. I had a chance to connect with Chris and John at the CNU in Atlanta, and…
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The Trailblazer
23 August, 2010

Weekend Sailing off Las Catalinas

A group of prospective Las Catalinas owners and friends headed out Saturday for a sailing outing offshore of Las Catalinas on the Hibiscus catamaran.   It was a beautiful afternoon, with one of the biggest swells we have had around here in a long time.     I always enjoy introducing our guests to…
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Architecture and UrbanismNews
22 August, 2010

Notre Dame Architects in Las Catalinas

This past week we have had the pleasure of hosting a visit by the Notre Dame School of Architecture here in Las Catalinas. Sixteen fifth year architecture students, along with professors Douglas Duany and Samir Younes. These students will be working on Las Catalinas projects for the entire coming term (through Christmas). The students…
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Neighbors
28 July, 2010

Las Catalinas Event in Aspen Tonight

We will be hosting a small party/presentation for Las Catalinas tonight in Aspen, Colorado.   Party starts at 5:30, and presentation at 6:15.   Send us an email at info@bloglascatalinas.devdoubledigit.com if you might like to join us, and we'll send you a proper invitation!
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Architecture and Urbanism
20 July, 2010

New Names – Votes Are In!

OK, thanks everyone for your votes in the poll.   The results are in : Avenida la Antigua (I cast tiebreaking vote!) Calle la Ronda Calle Danta The maps shall be produced, the house numbers assigned!   Thanks again, Charles
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Architecture and Urbanism
17 July, 2010

More Naming To Do

We need to select a few more place names at Las Catalinas.   So here is another poll.   I do appreciate your votes in this - I'm a believer in the wisdom of crowds for this kind of thing. Here is a map that shows the three new streets to be named in…
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