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The Griffith Observatory has been one of Los Angeles’s icons for generations. (Al Seib / LAT)
In 2002, then-Mayor James Hahn thanked Lynda Oschin for the contribution in the memory of her husband, Samuel Oschin, to the renovation effort. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
In Dec. 2004, work on the Griffith Observatory was well underway. It would take almost another two years to complete the work. (Anne Cusack / LAT)