Not every formerly industrial location transforms into urban lofts. Warehouses, factories, and rubbish yards still comprise Alexandria's metal and mortar landscape, but this inner-Sydney suburb is becoming increasingly domesticated. Its creative population forges on as their utilitarian leanings slant toward a laissez-faire cafe culture that reviews filmstrips through magnifying glasses. A few miles south of Sydney’s central business district, Alexandria keeps its pulse on the city while fostering its own DIY future.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
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Carly Earl grew up in the bush before moving to Sydney to pursue photography. She is a photojournalist for News Ltd, shooting features and front covers for publications, but still finds time for a range of freelance projects. Carly has developed a natural style to her imagery that captures the essence of the subject in a unique way. She loved discovering a new side of Sydney while exploring her suburbs for Airbnb.