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Architectural Sponsorships

Please contact Friends Of The Observatory for more information regarding sponsoring an architectural element or exhibit. Dial 213-473-0879 or email FOTOFriend@FOTO.org. Thank you for your interest.

Stellar Emporium (Book/Gift Shop)Stellar Emporium (Book/Gift Shop)

$250,000

An expanded area to provide additional educational and interpretive materials plus fun celestial items.



The WormholeThe Wormhole

$250,000

A direct stairway to the Gunther Depths of Space that passes under the Foucault Pendulum.



Cosmic ConnectionCosmic Connection

$250,000

The corridor linking the historic building above the new Gunther Depths of Space below, enlivened by a 150-foot timeline of the universe adorning the passageway.



The Cafe at the End of the Universe The Cafe at the End of the Universe

$250,000

A modest café with indoor and outdoor seating that features views of both the Gottlieb Transit Corridor and the western horizon.



Board Conference RoomBoard Conference Room

$125,000

Within the administrative area, this is the space for small meetings that used to take place in a converted storage room before the renovation.



The Planetarium TerraceThe Planetarium Terrace

$100,000

A terrace accessible from the Hall of the Eye provides views of downtown Los Angeles, Mt. Wilson, and the Observatory car lot, familiar to generations of movie fans as the setting of the knife fight scene in the film classic Rebel Without a Cause.



Center of GravityCenter of Gravity

$100,000

A reception area at the nexus between the historic Observatory and its expansion, leading to the main stairway, the Wormhole and the Gunther Depths of Space exhibit gallery.



Program Supervisor's OfficeProgram Supervisor's Office

$25,000

Operations Manager's OfficeOperations Manager's Office

$25,000

Technical Supervisor's Office Technical Supervisor's Office

$25,000

Audio/Video Studio (Studio 2)Audio/Video Studio (Studio 2)

$25,000

Photographic Studio (Darkroom)Photographic Studio (Darkroom)

$25,000

Art Studio (Studio 1)Art Studio (Studio 1)

$25,000

Astronomical Observer's OfficeAstronomical Observer's Office

$15,000

Astronomical Lecturer's OfficeAstronomical Lecturer's Office

$15,000


*All sponsorship opportunities are for a period of 55 years and recognized with a bronze plaque except where "naming opportunity" is noted.