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Nomad — a 6,000-square-foot art compound housing a printmaking studio, an indie book shop, a photo studio, a rehearsal space and a barber shop — has so many amenities that you may never want to leave. With its new Airbnb offerings, you may never have to. At $99 a night or $575 a week, you can take a creative staycation in one of Nomad's five guest rooms, each of which is decorated with a funky flair that owner Damon Robinson calls “punk shui”: street art–inspired wall hangings, headboards made of salvaged wood, handmade pillows shaped like Mexican wrestling masks, bright pinstripe rugs and vintage chandeliers against the white cinderblock walls of the former industrial metal shop. Airbnb guests gain access to a full kitchen, two bathrooms, a swimming pool in the yard and, most remarkably, the on-site woodshop and printing studios. Tucked away on the banks of the L.A. River in Frogtown, Nomad's cozy artist residencies feel like an exotic, remote getaway — even though they're just a bike ride away from downtown L.A. —Jennifer Swann

1993 Blake Ave., Elysian Valley, 90039. nomadlosangeles.com.

LA Weekly