Judson Studios

The oldest family run fine art glass company in the world, Judson Studios was established in 1897 as a local stained glass shop by William Lees Judson, USC's first fine arts professor, and his three sons.


A significant contributor to the Southern California Arts and Crafts Movement, Judson Studios produced numerous stained glass installations for commercial, residential, and religious institutions. Prominent examples of Judson's stained glass are featured in many buildings in the theater district of Downtown L.A. and also in the atrium of the Los Angeles Central Library. David Judson, the great great grandson of William Lees Judson, decided to return to the family business in 1996. Currently, he still runs the Studio.

Judson Studios provides gallery tours by appointment, and also offers workshops.

NOTE: For tour schedules, please call (800) 445-8376, Monday-Friday between 9am and 3pm.

BIKE: Ride north on Marmion Way and then take the first right onto Roble Ave. Judson Studios is located at the intersection of Roble Ave and Avenue 66.

TRANSIT: Take the Metro Gold Line to Mission Station. From the station, walk to Mission/Meridian and take the 176/287 Bus towards 287 Figueroa-York. Disembark at Figueroa-York, walk west to the York/Ave 66 intersection and make a right. Continue to 200 South Ave 66.

CAR: Take the 110 North, exit Marmion Way toward Ave 64, turn left at the fork onto Marmion Way, take the 1st right onto Roble Ave. Judson Studios is located at the intersection of Roble Ave and Ave 66. Parking is available in a small lot and on a restricted street.

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