On this day 1oth August, 1675, King Charles II laid the foundation stone of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London. The observatory was built to provide English navigators with accurate tables of the positions of the moon and stars
San Francisco, CA We had this view from our little vintage-y hotel room. We could see the top of that pointy building ha ha.. that hotel was awesome. Old school elevators with push buttons & the heavy iron gate doors.. bear claw bathtubs.. ugh I loved it.