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latimespast: “They have brought the universe to Los Angeles.”So...

latimespast: “They have brought the universe to Los Angeles.”So...

“They have brought the universe to Los Angeles.” So began The Times’ May 15, 1935, article about the dedication of the Griffith Observatory. Weirdly it wasn’t front-page news when the planetarium was formally opened to the public 80 years ago today. The article quoted below ran on the front page of the newspaper’s second section. With a crowd of 500 present, including scientists civic leaders and others prominent in the Southland, the new Griffith Observatory on the hills of Griffith Park, was formally opened and dedicated last night. Relating how the late Griffith J. Griffith had hoped before his death to see the planetarium and observatory come into reality, Bruce H. Grigsby, vice-president of the Security-First National Bank, trustee of the Griffith estate, formally presented the observatory to the city. … The observatory was accepted in behalf of the city by Mayor Shaw...

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