Art Center College of Design, Pasadena Building

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena Building, Architects, Los Angeles, USA

Art Center College of Design Pasadena, LA

Key Californian Education Building – Architecture at Hillside Campus, Lida Street

15 Jun 2008

Art Center College of Design Pasadena

Key California Education Building Projects, alphabetical:

Graduate Center + Library
2005-
Design: Frank Gehry

Outdoor student Center
2001
Design: Hodgetts + Fung

Wind Tunnel redevelopment – studios, workshops, classrooms
2005
Design: Daly Genik Architects, Santa Monica

Address:
Hillside Campus
1700 Lida Street, Pasadena, CA 91103

Contact: (626) 396-2200

Art Center College of Design

The Art Center College of Design was founded in 1930 in downtown Los Angeles as the Art Center School. In 1935, Fred R. Archer founded the photography department, and Ansel Adams was a guest instructor in the late 1930s. During and after World War II, the Art Center ran a technical illustration program in conjunction with the California Institute of Technology. In 1947, the post-war boom in students caused the school to expand to a larger location in the building of the former Cumnock School for Girls in the Hancock Park neighborhood, while still maintaining a presence at its original downtown location. The school began granting Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in arts in 1949, and was fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges in 1955. In 1965, the school changed its name to Art Center College of Design. The school expanded its programs, including a film program in 1973. The school moved to the Hillside Campus in Pasadena in 1976. The school operated the Art Center Europe in La Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland for ten years starting in 1986. In 2003, the Art Center was granted Non-Governmental Organization status by the UN Department of Public Information. Art Center opened the South Campus in Pasadena in 2004.
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