Getty raises the barrier to entry

gettycenterview.jpgParking at the Getty Museum will rise to $15 a car on July 1. The Getty likes to call itself a museum accessible to the whole city, but it's starting to sound more like a Bel-Air hilltop institution. Admission to the museum itself will remain free. The parking cost is going up (from $10 currently) at both the museum and the villa on PCH as part of the response to an economic crunch that also will result in about 100 layoffs this week and other cost-cutting moves.


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