Elgin Park, featured above is a fictional miniaturized town from the 1950s that you can visit here: http://www.visitelginpark.com/
Creator Michael Paul Smith says Elgin Park is based on his hometown, Sewickley, Pa., a small town seven miles north of Pittsburgh.
He explains his photographic process in this May 2010 Telegram piece here: http://www.telegram.com/article/20100523/NEWS/5230604
and in this short video here:
You can view more images of Elgin Park and its creation in this gallery: http://imgur.com/a/COEIx and on Smith’s flickr page: