Directions and Parking

Colburn building on Grand Ave from above

The Colburn School
200 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Campus Venues: Thayer Hall, Zipper Hall, Mayman Hall, Olive Rehearsal Hall

The Colburn School is located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, on the corner of Grand Avenue and Second Street, across from The Broad museum and diagonally across from the Walt Disney Concert Hall.

The school’s main entrance is located in the plaza, between 2nd and 3rd Streets and facing Grand Avenue. The Thayer Hall entrance can also be found in the plaza. To enter Zipper Hall, please access the entrance from the plaza at this time.

Plaza Map

Map of Colburn plaza level from Olive St to Grand Ave

Take Metro to Colburn

The Metro Red and Purple Lines serve the Civic Center/Grand Park subway station at Hill and 1st Streets, just two blocks from the Colburn School. More than 30 bus lines also stop close to campus. Use the LA Metro Trip Planner for routes and schedules.


The Colburn parking structure is at a premium and is reserved for students, faculty, and staff, or by special permission. If you fall within this group, download the appropriate PDF for directions and instructions.

Directions to Colburn Parking Lot 1
Directions to Colburn Parking Lot 2

Paid parking is available in Colburn’s Lot 3 (Athena Parking) located on 2nd Street between Olive and Hill Streets.

Additional paid parking can also be found at Walt Disney Concert Hall and in Cal Plaza Parking (located on Olive Street between 3rd and 4th Streets).
Street map of Colburn with indicators for parking lot locations