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Please contact , Lisa Anderson, at Friends Of The Observatory for more information regarding sponsoring an architectural element or exhibit. Dial 213-473-0879 or email her at LAnderson@friendsoftheobservatory.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 Wormhole
The Wormhole
$250,000

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

Cosmic Connection
Cosmic 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 Room
Board Conference Room
$125,000

Within the new administrative area, this will be the space for small meetings that used to take place in a converted storage room.

The Planetarium Terrace
The Planetarium Terrace
$100,000

A new 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
Center of Gravity
$100,000

A new 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
Program Supervisor's Office
$25,000
Operations Manager's Office
Operations 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 Office
Astronomical Observer's Office
$15,000
Astronomical Lecturer's Office
Astronomical 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.

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