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
Alexandria: Urban Life In An Industrial Setting
Getting Down To Business In Alexandria
There are plenty of options for public transport. There are many buses that service the area and beyond. The closest train stations are Erskineville, Redfern, and Green Square which are in easy walking distance."
Alexandria's Emerging Culinary Reputation
The area has a lot of animals so you can see dog walkers in Sydney Park and cats sitting on nearby walls on the street, which make the place feel friendly and homey."
Sydney Park: A Green Oasis Amid Industrial Spaces
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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.