New Urbanism

Join Celebration Foundation’s New Urbanism Committee to Celebrate this Founders’ Day

Celebration Foundation’s New Urbanism committee will be hosting socially distanced architect-led walking tours and a virtual Community Conversation this Founders’ Day. The walking tours will be in downtown Celebration at 10 a.m. on Founders’ Day, November 14. You will learn about our mixed use, compact and vibrant town center using the [...]

Join Celebration Foundation’s New Urbanism Committee to Celebrate this Founders’ Day2020-10-26T09:55:08-04:00

New Urbanism…Bringing It All Together: John Classe, Lifelong Learning, Celebration Tours, and Don Killoren

Celebration Timeline Check out the New Urbanism page on celebrationfoundation.org and take a “scroll” through the Celebration Timeline. While our community is not that old, our history is fascinating.  The timeline is a brief history of Celebration…going all the way back to Disney’s early start in Florida. The timeline includes information [...]

New Urbanism…Bringing It All Together: John Classe, Lifelong Learning, Celebration Tours, and Don Killoren2019-09-26T13:30:14-04:00

Michael McCann – “The Next Generation”

Every once in a while, you feel the essence of what it means to be a community built by Disney. Hosting Michael McCann on March 29 and 30, 2019 was one of those occasions. We celebrated 25 years since Celebration was officially incorporated on March 29, 1994 with an unveiling of [...]

Michael McCann – “The Next Generation”2019-04-15T13:12:07-04:00

Celebration Pioneer Recalls Its Earliest Days

By Richard Sayre Dawn Thomas knew everything there was to know about Celebration before the town even existed. As one of the original team of seven people hired by the Disney Company to sell homes and apartments in the planned community, Dawn and her colleagues were tasked with studying thick binders [...]

Celebration Pioneer Recalls Its Earliest Days2019-03-26T11:29:58-04:00

Celebration…In the Beginning!

Where was the first house in Celebration built? Where did the first residents live? What were the early days in Celebration like for the Celebration pioneers? During these last few years, the Celebration Foundation New Urbanism Committee has invited the Disney Development Company executives, architects and planners to share their experiences [...]

Celebration…In the Beginning!2018-10-30T09:43:03-04:00

One Day Only! Architect Led Tours in November

Have you ever wondered why the back of every sign in Celebration is painted green? What’s special about the air conditioning in downtown buildings? Where does the water come from that cascades along Water Street? Impress your friends and neighbors with your new knowledge when you participate in an Architect Led [...]

One Day Only! Architect Led Tours in November2018-10-30T11:29:19-04:00

Founder’s Day Architect Tours & Speaker Brent Herrington

Celebration Foundation’s New Urbanism Committee will host its architect-led tour in downtown Celebration in honor of Founder’s Day on Saturday, November 10 at 10:30am. You will learn about our mixed use, compact and vibrant town center using the planning principles of New Urbanism…discuss the details of streetscapes and architectural styles…and even [...]

Founder’s Day Architect Tours & Speaker Brent Herrington2018-09-25T14:50:27-04:00

Lifelong Learning in Celebration

Have you heard about Celebration Lifelong? It is an exciting continuing education program right here in the heart of our community. Membership in Celebration Lifelong is open to all adults - whether you are an at-home mom or dad, young professional or retiree. Courses are purely for the joy of learning [...]

Lifelong Learning in Celebration2018-07-20T09:20:39-04:00

Geoffrey Mouen Shares Celebration’s Pattern Book

New Urbanism presented Community Conversations with Geoffrey Mouen speaking about Celebration’s Pattern Book. A fascinating look at the thought that went into creating our community. Geoffrey has been part of Celebration since the beginning of the community. From 1992 to 1999, Geoffrey worked for the world-renowned firm of Robert A.M. Stern [...]

Geoffrey Mouen Shares Celebration’s Pattern Book2018-04-25T17:28:26-04:00
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