Big stars produce blockbuster films amid Burbank's small-town atmosphere. Known as "The Media Capital of the World," entertainment studios from Walt to Warner and Nickelodeon to Cartoon Network create visual content at the foot of the Verdugo Mountains. A neighborhood that still welcomes visitors with the sight of a water tower, Burbank's retro aesthetic recalls an era when sock-hops and going steady were just the niftiest. What else tops the charts? Getting to nearby Hollywood is reasonably easy on the bus.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
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Having studied film at NYU, Alex returned to Los Angeles to pursue a career in motion pictures but found a greater passion in the world of stills. For this project, through walking around on foot in a city normally traversed by car, Alex was immersed in a completely different town, engaging with people he never would have otherwise approached just to capture their unique experiences.
Lauren Devon is an editorial and commercial lifestyle photographer based in Los Angeles. She loves the adventure of her work, as well as the creativity and collaboration that goes with it. With the help of locals, Lauren explored the heart of each community for Airbnb, and discovered neighborhood gems that made each story diverse and fresh.