Southland Architecture

Griffith Observatory

2800 East Observatory Road
Los Angeles, California 90027
Basic Information
Type Scientific Installation
Neighborhood: Griffith Park
More Information
  • There is a bronze bust of James Dean on the western lawn because part of Rebel Without a Cause was filmed at the observatory.
  • A World War II periscope donated by the U.S Navy pokes 22 feet out of the top of the science center.