Depression-era landmarks in Southern California: Griffith Observatory

<b><a href="http://www.griffithobs.org/">Griffith Observatory</a></b>, 2800 E. Observatory Road, Los Angeles; (213) 473-0800.<br>
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 “The hood ornament of Los Angeles” (that’s the phrase of director E.C. Krupp) opened in May 1935.<br>
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It looms on a ridge above Griffith Park, looking down on <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100102384000" title="Hollywood (Los Angeles, California)" href="/topic/us/california/los-angeles-county/los-angeles/hollywood-%28los-angeles-california%29-PLGEO100100102384000.topic">Hollywood</a> and up at the stars.<br>
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Related story: "<a href="http://travel.latimes.com/articles/la-trw-sanfrancisco8-2009mar08?parent=san-francisco&type=destinations">Exploring the Depression's artistic legacy in San Francisco</a>"<br>
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<i>An aerial view of the observatory.</i>
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( Warren Aerial Photography / Griffith Observatory )

Griffith Observatory, 2800 E. Observatory Road, Los Angeles; (213) 473-0800.

“The hood ornament of Los Angeles” (that’s the phrase of director E.C. Krupp) opened in May 1935.

It looms on a ridge above Griffith Park, looking down on Hollywood and up at the stars.

Related story: "Exploring the Depression's artistic legacy in San Francisco"

An aerial view of the observatory.

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