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"High on a hillside overlooking the city, the Griffith Observatory is one of the most celebrated icons of Los Angeles." Full review
"This 72-year-old Greek Revival landmark on a hilltop in Griffith Park is one of L.A.'s most recognizable icons, forever enshrined in the zeitgeist by the movie Rebel Without a Cause."
"Its planetarium boasts the world’s most advanced star projector, and astronomical displays touch on the evolution of the telescope, and the ultraviolet x-rays used to map our solar system." Full review
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"Los Angeles institution, the Griffith Observatory opened in 1935 with the mission of “inspiring everyone to observe, ponder, and understand the sky.”" Full review
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""If every person could look through that telescope," declared Griffith J Griffith, "it would revolutionize the world"." Full review