The Getty Center is located in Los Angeles, CA, near the 405 freeway and is a campus of the Getty Museum and other programs of the Getty Trust. the $1.3 billion Center opened to the public on December 16, 1997 and is well known for its architecture, gardens and views overlooking the Los Angeles basin. The Center sits atop a hill connected to a visitors' parking garage at the bottom of the hill by a three-car cable pulled hovertrain funicular. The center was designed by architect Richard Meier. The campus also houses the Getty Research Institute, the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Foundation, and the J.Paul Getty Trust. The design of the Center included special provisions to address concerns regarding earthquakes and fires.
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