• Elysian Park in L.A. Los Angeles during COVID looks like a very different, almost haunted version of its usual self, and the same goes for all of the famous landmarks it contains. Some Griffith Park features remain closed, including Griffith Observatory and Travel Town. But the park pony ride has restarted, open to children ages 1 to 14. With COVID cases surging and most of the state back in the "purple" (most restrictive) tier, people are being asked to stay at home as much as possible. The city had already closed trails in and venues in parks, including the Griffith Observatory, but on Sunday, the parks will be closed entirely, except … Griffith Observatory is an icon of Los Angeles, a national leader in public astronomy, a beloved civic gathering place, and one of southern California's most popular attractions. Los Angeles, CA 90027 213-473-0800 Follow us at. Griffith Observatory is owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation and Parks. Photographer Adam Amengual captures the desolation of Los Angeles by showcasing the city’s classic landmarks, from the Griffith Observatory to the TCL Chinese Theatre and its Hollywood Walk of Fame, emptied amid a Covid-19 lockdown. The Observatory is located on the southern slope of Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park, just above the Los Feliz neighborhood. Southern California may be about to leave 2020 behind, but don’t expect any change in COVID-19 restrictions as the new year arrives. COVID-19 holiday risk: The safest and most dangerous activities. Your membership helps Griffith Observatory continue as a strong community centerpiece of scientific education and public astronomy for the people of southern California and … COVID-19 Update: Onsite member benefits are unavailable during the temporary building closure. ... including Griffith Observatory and Travel Town. The DASH Observatory route will continue to operate. Griffith Observatory 2800 East Observatory Rd. Please be aware that the following places within Griffith Park are currently closed until 3/31/20 – Griffith Parkline, Griffith Observatory, Travel Town and the Los Angeles Zoo. It's quiet outside, and less crowded. The City of Los Angeles is an equal opportunity employer. DASH Observatory/Los Feliz portion of the route serving Griffith Observatory is suspended; the Los Feliz portion of the route will continue to operate under the limited hours listed above. Please note that DASH Downtown has already implemented service changes; for further information, please visit the website at … Izzy Galvan, 20, wears a face mask while visiting the Griffith Observatory overlooking downtown Los Angeles, Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in Los Angeles.