"Welcome kits myths and mysteries. I'm your host kit chrome today the mystery of a modern city in the middle of California's Mojave Hobby Desert Stop Signs Roadways and water tanks signified the beginning of a community but the only thing visible for miles is mojave desert landscape landscape leading to nowhere streets. Rename loss were plan yet. Dirt and brush fill the area. This is part of California city. The the state's third largest city by land mass area two hundred three square miles to be exact northeast of the city. Main Road Police Department mm-hmm and newly built McDonald's lies master plan community created by NAT Mendelssohn in the late nineteen fifties. The real estate developer had the vision vision of creating the next Los Angeles with parks schools homes and community centers fifty nine thousand desert lots had been sold and resold and resold within California city. A town that had just two thousand residents Martha See Cam and and fourteen other people's sued Great Western cities in one thousand nine hundred seventy five for the company's failure to fully describe the property and the risks of the investment plan. The Hunt Brothers based in Texas bought the property and brought manny in to clean the problems left behind any problems still Exists to this day would go back to those companies. Manny said Bow Mendelssohn and great western cities. Which is bankrupt. I cleaned up everything while the hunt brothers are no longer involved. Manny and his business partners have sorted everything out something that took decades to do. The area once with so much promise is now referred to as second community to some locals disdain. In the middle of the desert community rests in a waste aligned with green trees and artificial lawns. It's the Silver Saddle Ranch and club the ranch complete with hotel rooms. Many goal is a place place for the landowners to engage with each other and participate in community events. The president of the ranch. Thomas M manny built the ranch in the early nineteen hundred s with some help. I was called out to finish silver saddle which was partially built but was a tad over. Budget says James Squiggle. I was brought brought in to finish it up. Make it operational. That was six month operation back in one thousand nine hundred ninety one while the expanse of empty controversial L. Land may have put a negative light on the city's name. The land does provide some benefits for the city back in the nineteen hundred as a city. Put a special parcel parcel tax on all owned lots. The taxes grown from fifty to a hundred and fifty dollars. The fourteen thousand people living in in California reap the benefits of the tax paid by the owners of the property. Fifty thousand lots a failed community plan that continues continues to sit stagnant and time awaits opportunity to fulfill the destiny many have had for it and area how a modern ghost town town just outside. Los Angeles California's deserted city was produced here night. Owl Sound Studio and brought to."