University of Southern California

SCampus Student Guidebook

Exploring Los Angeles

Shopping

Bargain Shopping and Flea Markets

Loehmann’s

333 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 659-0674
loehmanns.com

Melrose Trading Post

7850 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 655-7679
melrosetradingpost.org

Flea market with lamps, tables and hand-sewn clothing held on Sunday at Fairfax High School.

Admission

$2

Nordstrom Rack

nordstrom.com

Glendale Fashion Center

227 N. Glendale Ave.
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 240-2404

Promenade at Howard Hughes Center

6081 Center Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
(310) 641-4046

Pasadena City College Flea Market

1570 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 585-7906
pasadena.edu/fleamarket

Collectibles, high-end antiques and rummage sale type items. See Website for market dates.

Rose Bowl Flea Market

1001 Rose Bowl Dr.
Pasadena, CA 91103
(323) 560-7469
rgcshows.com

Antiques and collectibles, vintage clothing and new merchandise from more than 2,500 vendors. For more information click on “Rose Bowl Flea Market” at Website above.

Admission

$8 general (9 a.m.-3 p.m.); $10 express (8-9 a.m.); $15 early (7-8 a.m.); $20 VIP
(5-7 a.m.)

Ross Dress for Less

4360 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90037
(323) 238-0129
rossstores.com

Santa Monica Outdoor Antique Market

Airport Avenue off of S. Bundy Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90405
(323) 933-2511
santamonicaairportantiquemarket.com

Quality furniture and accent pieces, jewelry, books and clothes. Open the first and fourth Sunday of each month.

Admission

First Sunday: $4; fourth Sunday: $5 general (8 a.m. – 3 p.m.), $7 early bird (6-8 a.m.).

TJ Maxx

Baldwin Hills Plaza
3650 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90008
(323) 296-5935
tjmaxx.com

Books and Music

Amoeba Music

See Hollywood/Vine Station.

Barnes & Noble

The Grove
189 The Grove Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 525-0270
bn.com

Secret Headquarters

See Vermont/Santa Monica Station.

Skylight Books

See Vermont/Sunset Station.

Vroman’s Bookstore

695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 449-5320
vromansbookstore.com

Southern California’s oldest and largest independent bookstore.

Discount Stores

Costco Wholesale

costco.com

Inglewood

3560 W. Century Blvd.
Inglewood, CA 90303
(310) 242-2777

Los Feliz

2901 Los Feliz Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90039
(323) 644-5201

Wholesale store; membership required. Details available on Website.

Out of the Closet Thrift Store

See Hollywood/Vine Station.

Smart and Final

See Local.

Target

See 7th Street Metro Station.

Electronic Stores

Best Buy

1015 N. La Brea Ave.
West Hollywood, CA 90038
(323) 883-0219
bestbuy.com

Fry’s Electronics

2311 N. Hollywood Way
Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 526-8100
frys.com

Radio Shack

University Village
3221 S. Hoover St.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
(213) 746-4850
radioshack.com

Furniture Stores

Ikea

ikea-usa.com

Burbank

600 N. San Fernando Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91502
(818) 842-IKEA

Carson

20700 S. Avalon Blvd.
Carson, CA 90746
(310) 527-IKEA

StudentMarket.com

(888) STUFF-4U
studentmarket.com

 

Grocery and Convenience Stores

The Cheese Store of Silverlake

See Vermont/Santa Monica Station.

Farmers Market

6333 W. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 933-9211 or (866) 993-9211
farmersmarketla.com

Historic farmers market located at the Grove.

Fresh and Easy

See Local.

Grand Central Market

See Pershing Square Station.

Ralphs

See Local.

The Spice Station

See Vermont/Santa Monica Station.

Surfas Restaurant Supply and Gourmet Food

See Culver City Station.

Trader Joe’s

See Culver City Station.

Vons

3461 W. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 384-6552
vons.com

Open 24 hours.

7-Eleven

See Local.

Superior Grocers

See Local.

Whole Foods Market

6350 W. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 964-6800
wholefoods.com

Miscellaneous

Barkeeper

See Vermont/Santa Monica Station.

ReForm School

See Vermont/Santa Monica Station.

Hollywood Toys and Costumes

See Hollywood/Highland Station.

Outlets

A list of shops for each of the outlets listed below is available online at outletsonline.com.

Cabazon Outlets

48750 Seminole Dr.
Cabazon, CA 92230
(951) 922-3000
cabazonoutlets.com

Camarillo Premium Outlets

740 E. Ventura Blvd.
Camarillo, CA 93010
(805) 445-8520
premiumoutlets.com

Citadel Factory Stores

100 Citadel Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90040
(323) 888-1724
citadeloutlets.com

Desert Hills Premium Outlets

48400 Seminole Dr.
Cabazon, CA 92230
(951) 849-6641
premiumoutlets.com

Ontario Mills

One Mills Cir.
Ontario, CA 91764
(909) 484-8300

Shoe Stores

DSW

Hollywood Galaxy Mall
7021 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 461-0489
dswshoes.com

Famous Footwear

Glendale Fashion Center
233 N. Glendale Ave.
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 547-6031
famousfootwear.com

Payless Shoe Source

See Local.

Shopping Centers

Beverly Center

8500 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 854-0070
beverlycenter.com

Website features a full list of shops and special deals.

Fig at 7th

See 7th Street Metro Station.

Glendale Galleria

100 W. Broadway
Glendale, CA 91210
(818) 246-6737
glendalegalleria.com

See Website for full list of shops.

The Grove

189 The Grove Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 900-8080 or (888) 315-8883
thegrovela.com

List of shops can be found on Website.

Hollywood and Highland Center

See Hollywood/Highland Station.

Macy’s Plaza at the MCI Center

See 7th Street Metro Station.

Santa Monica Place

395 Santa Monica Place
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 260-8333
santamonicaplace.com

A three-story open-air shopping mall just two blocks from the pier.

Shopping Districts

Melrose Avenue

West Hollywood, CA 90046

Shops on Melrose Avenue between
San Vicente Blvd. and La Brea Ave.

Montana Avenue

Santa Monica, CA 90403
montanaave.com

High-end clothing boutiques stretch from 7th to 17th streets.

Fashion District

Los Angeles, CA
(213) 488-1153
fashiondistrict.org

Stores offering discounted clothing in downtown Los Angeles. District spans blocks between Broadway, Washington Blvd., San Pedro St. and 5th St. Request free map guide from their Website by clicking on “Map and Directions.”

Santee Alley

Santee St., Maple Ave.,
Olympic Blvd. and 13th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Great place in the Fashion District for clothing bargains and designer imposters.

Alternative Transportation

Take Metro Red Line or the DASH D and E lines, which run through the center of the Fashion District.

Rodeo Drive

Rodeo Dr. between Wilshire and Santa Monica boulevards
Beverly Hills, CA
rodeodrive-bh.com

High-priced designer shops.

Third Street Promenade

Santa Monica, CA
downtownsm.com

Shops, restaurants and people watching. See Website for a list of stores.

Sporting Goods and Rentals

Lion’s Bike Shop

1387 W. 29th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
(323) 733-2791

Bicycle retail and repair.

REI

402 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 458-4370
rei.com

Sporting goods retailer. Camping equipment and rentals.

Sport Chalet

11801 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 235-2847
sportchalet.com

Sporting goods retailer. Scuba, camping, ski and snowboard rentals.

Val Surf

4810 Whitsett Ave.
Valley Village, CA 91607
(818) 769-6977
valsurf.com

Snowboard, ski, wakeboard, wakeskates, bodyboard and surfboard retailer and rental shop.

Video Rentals

Blockbuster Video

9201 Venice Blvd.
West Los Angeles, CA 90034
(310) 837-1286
blockbuster.com

Offers in-store and mail DVD and video game rentals. See Website for details.

Netflix

netflix.com

Offers mail DVD rental service. See Website for details.

Perfect Video

See Local.

Redbox

redbox.com

Offers DVD rental service from self-service kiosks. See Website for kiosk locations.


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