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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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Architecture and Urbanism
7 July, 2010

Lessons from the Luberon

I went to the Luberon region of Provence in France last month for a tour of hilltowns. I treat myself to a field trip like this every once in a while in search of lessons and inspirations for Las Catalinas. These Luberon towns were suggested to me by Douglas Duany. And it was a…
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Architecture and UrbanismLife in Town
6 July, 2010

A Vision Of Las Catalinas In 2016

This is something that I wrote back in June of 2006 when we were still working on getting the Las Catalinas land under contract. I can't believe I haven't posted it here before now! A rewrite today would mention a few things that are omitted here.  But not much else would change. I know,…
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NeighborsThe Trailblazer
2 July, 2010

Monteverde Trip Report

Here is a trip report from Las Catalinas partner Bob Davey.   I wish I had been there! - Charles A LAS CATALINAS DAY EXCURSION: In just a two and a half hour drive from Las Catalinas you can enjoy an easy family day trip or romantic getaway that must be experienced to believe.…
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Naturally Speaking
22 June, 2010

Howler Monkeys

Perhaps the most noticeable and noteworthy land animal in Las Catalinas is the Howler Monkey. "Congos", the locals call them.   They make a very deep, loud, gorilla-sounding call.   The first time I heard it, I thought that surely King Kong himself was about to burst out of the forest!   And then…
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