East Los Angeles College Student Services1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Design Achievement - East Los Angeles College is located in the Monterey Park community ten miles east of downtown Los Angeles. It serves a multicultural student body from 14 nearby communities. DLR Group designed the East Los Angeles College Student Services Center and new Administration Building in tandem to create a formal student and public entry to this suburban campus. The architecture uses modern collegiate style forms to reinforce a clear campus identity. Together they are a cohesive and elegant face to new students and visitors. The design includes a redesigned plaza between the two buildings. This park-like space can easily accommodate large student or community gatherings to enhance the academic experience on campus.
Scope Summary - The 53,000 SF Student Services Center assimilates student services under one roof, facilitating the enrollment process and providing continuous student support. The 53,000 SF Administration Building houses the office of the president and a conference center. DLR Group provided planning, architecture, and interior design services.