The Saturday Essay: Who Wants to Spend Their Life in a Theme Park? These Are `Fantasy Cities' - Tourism, Entertainment and Shopping All Bundled Together in a Themed Environment
Hannigan, John, The Independent (London, England)
IF ALL goes according to plan, sometime early in the next century a consortium of companies, led by Canada's Reichmann family (late of the Canary Wharf project in London's East End), will open the doors to "Destination Technodome". The $450m indoor entertainment and sports complex will be built on the site of a former air-force base on the northern edge of Toronto. The facilities will include a year- round, 150m ski hill, a white- water rafting course, mountain- climbing walls, a Hollywood-inspired theme park and a 30-screen multiplex cinema. And that is in addition to a fabricated tropical rain-forest and a replica of Bourbon Street in New Orleans.
Destination Technodome …
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Publication information: Article title: The Saturday Essay: Who Wants to Spend Their Life in a Theme Park? These Are `Fantasy Cities' - Tourism, Entertainment and Shopping All Bundled Together in a Themed Environment. Contributors: Hannigan, John - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: November 28, 1998. Page number: 7. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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