“I consider it my obligation to make Los Angeles a happy, cleaner, and finer city. I wish to pay my debt of duty in this way to the community in which I have prospered.” – Griffith J. Griffith As Albert Einstein kept his eye on the stars at Yerkes, the rest of the world turned its gaze to Hollywood and the hills above the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, California. Built on land originally owned by Griffith J. Griffith, the observatory was completed in 1935 and it is one of the few public museums that still offer free admission. Though he passed away in 1919, G.J. Griffith funded the construction of the observatory before giving it to the city upon its completion.  …