On Friday we went on a field trip. My Step-Dad, Step-Brother, Husband and I had brunch at Doughboys on Highland Ave. in Hollywood. Then, we zoomed up to the Griffith Park Observatory. I hadn't been there since the re-opening last year.
Guy, Hal, Larry @ the Observatory
I must say, the renovation is spectacular. They've maintained the beauty of the old art deco Observatory while adding a modern but sympathetic addition. It was a hazy day, so the views from the top of the hill weren't that great, but we were all impressed with the Observatory.
Olive Hill (visible from Griffith Park) to tour the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Hollyhock House. This is one of Wright's Mayan block designed homes. The tour was good and very informative. While we were waiting for the house tour to begin, we watched the LA Cultural Affairs department having their annual Christmas party. I didn't know that Santa drove a vintage Chevy!
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