Additional Facilities in Los Angeles

Classrooms, study spaces, and shuttle service

FIDM Los Angeles has classrooms and workspaces for special study in historic buildings in the Fashion and Jewelry Districts in Downtown Los Angeles- within steps or just a few blocks away from the main campus.

FIDM Shuttle Service

The FIDM Shuttle provides free transportation for students to/from the Los Angeles main campus, Jewelry Design Studio, FIDM Housing (Met & Medici), and 7th Street Metro Center station on a continual basis when school is in session. See FIDM Portal, Student Activities Office or the Security Desk (Rotunda) for the shuttle schedule.

The Annex

FIDM’s Annex facility in the Standard Oil Building is located at 605 West Olympic Boulevard across the street from the Los Angeles campus. In addition to conducting classes on the second and third floors, there are two Design Studios located on the first floor (Design Studio East and Design Studio West).  Hours of operation can be found on the FIDM Portal.  A current FIDM Student Photo ID is required for entrance.

The Design Studio East offers:

  • (IDEA Center) Individual Development and Educational Assistance - Tutoring
  • PC and Mac computer terminals with Internet access
  • Scanners
  • Printing and copying (color and black and white)
  • Fax service

The Design Studio West offers:

  • Studio labs with qualified facilitators
  • PC computer terminals with Internet access
  • Drafting tables
  • Study area
  • Laptop check-out
  • Printing and copying (color and black and white)
  • Painting and clean-up facilities

The Annex
605 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Hope Street Annex

FIDM's Hope Street Annex facility is located on the southeast corner of Hope and 8th Street, one block from the Los Angeles campus. The facility provides lecture classrooms on the ground floor for students of all majors.  The Hope Street Studio, located on the fifth floor, houses FIDM’s state-of-the-industry Textile Design Studio, Print Lab, Pigment Lab, Pattern Labs, and Sewing Rooms.

Hope Street Annex
800 South Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Jewelry Design Studio

FIDM’s Jewelry Design Studio, located on the 7th floor of the St. Vincent Jewelry Center, is in the heart of the Downtown Jewelry District. The Studio provides students with hands-on experience in rendering, metalsmithing, wax carving, and casting.

Jewelry Design Studio
640 South Hill Street, Plaza 3, Suite 754
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Park Annex (Renaissance Building)

FIDM’s Park Annex facility located in the Renaissance Building provides lecture classrooms on the first floor for students of all majors. These classrooms are adjacent to, and just footsteps from, the Los Angeles campus.

Park Annex (classroom access through park side- R100)
501 West Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Studios and Workshops

Studios assist students with assignments and projects, giving them an avenue to explore and express creativity. Expert advice and constructive critiquing appropriate to the subject matter are provided. Each campus posts studio schedules quarterly on the FIDM Portal.

Workshops are concise educational programs for groups of students focusing on techniques and skills in a particular subject area. Workshop information is announced on the FIDM Portal.