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)
An expanded area to provide additional educational and interpretive materials plus fun celestial items.
A direct stairway to the Gunther Depths of Space that passes under the Foucault Pendulum.
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
A modest café with indoor and outdoor seating that features views of both the Gottlieb Transit Corridor and the western horizon.
Board Conference Room
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 Terrace
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 Gravity
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 Office
Operations Manager's Office
Technical Supervisor's Office
Audio/Video Studio (Studio 2)
Photographic Studio (Darkroom)
Art Studio (Studio 1)
Astronomical Observer's Office
Astronomical Lecturer's Office
*All sponsorship opportunities are for a period of 55 years and recognized with a bronze plaque except where "naming opportunity" is noted.