Downtown Los Angeles, home of the Los Angeles Lakers and the Walt Disney Concert Hall, is the center of commerce for southern California and a great place to rent studio apartments. Whether you plan on moving to the city for work or to attend college at one of the area's prestigious four-year universities, the downtown area is centrally located and easily accessible from all parts of the county and Orange County. For young professionals and students alike, Rent.com makes it easy to find the perfect place to live with dozens of studio apartment listings in the downtown area of L.A.
Whether you're moving in with your fiancé for the first time or out of your parents' home after graduating from college, there are plenty of studio apartments to choose from in Los Angeles, California.
The City of Angels is a bustling metropolis with a selection of varied neighborhoods. The downtown area of the city is trendy and filled with hundreds of shops, restaurants, bars and cafes. The Fashion District, located on the southern end of downtown L.A. is perfect for college students looking for an affordable studio apartment. Little Tokyo is a great spot for young professionals who need to commute to work because of its proximity to Union Station.
For sports enthusiasts, any area in downtown Los Angeles will suffice because the Staples Center and Dodger Stadium are both within a few minutes' drive of the city center.
In downtown Los Angeles, the monthly rent for a studio apartment will vary, depending on the building and management company, but the average unit can be rented for between $700 and $1,000 per month.
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Studio apartments for rent in Los Angeles feature a mixture of architecture. Some buildings mimic the mid-rise style and brownstones of New York City, while others offer a more modern, California-type feel. The normal layout consists of a kitchen connected to an open living room that also doubles as a bedroom. Some larger studio apartments might also include an area that partially separated from the living room that can function as the bedroom.
Square footage for studio apartments in L.A. will vary, depending on the particular building, but most studios are between 500 and 700 square feet in size.