Westlake's center-city proximity, public transit options, and rolling park land beckon commuters to live beyond the borders of Downtown LA. Hang out in this everyday locale and get to know the flavors of North America's southern neighbors—this colorful neighborhood boasts a culturally rich Central and South American community. Trade neighboring Silver Lake and Echo Park's hip attitudes for a work-tirelessly acumen and you'll find yourself centered in Westlake.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
A Multi-Cultural Community on the Border of Downtown
This is a very authentic Los Angeles neighborhood with Los Angelenos selling fruit, DVDs, food stands, food trucks, Guatemalan churches with ministers preaching, etc. It is so radly diverse, I love it."
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Rob is an editorial & commercial art photographer based in LA. On a recent assignment to South Africa with Ghetto Film School, he documented student filmmakers. On the Airbnb project, Rob says: “I love exploring the City of Angels. The other day, I photographed in pouring rain, thinking the worst, but ended up with some of my best shots. The people I meet on a daily basis amaze me."