A few days ago, news broke that Facebook was building
a $US120 million, 394-unit housing complexfor its employees near its Menlo Park, California, offices.
When that story hit, Business Insider was literally touring Facebook’s fantastical Menlo Park headquarters, opened in May, 2012.
Company housing may sound strange in this modern day. But once you’ve seen Facebook’s Disney-inspired campus, Facebook’s plans make sense. The campus was designed to look like a cross between Main Street Disneyland and downtown Palo Alto (the quaint town where Facebook got its start).