L.A. Brushfires Threaten Landmark Mt. Wilson Observatory

“The California wildfires are posing a serious threat to the historic Mount Wilson Observatory, which was designed by D.H. Burnham & Co, the firm of the great Chicago architect Daniel Burnham. … Firefighters are quoted as saying it isn’t a matter of if the fire will reach Mount Wilson, but a matter of when.”

Source: Chicago Tribune 08/3/09