Can You Identify These NYC Filming Locations?
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OK, I give up – I’ve been staring at these two film stills for way too long, and I just can’t figure out where they are. Can you help??
This first shot looks so damn familiar, and yet I can’t place it. At first, I thought it was a Grand Central entrance, but nothing matches. Then I thought it might be one of the classic Fifth Avenue stores…but nope. It’s almost definitely located somewhere in the grid of 42nd – 60th, Fifth – Madison. I know someone out there must walk by this every day to work…
Ahh, for the days of golden subway entrances! The second mystery location offers a few more clues. The sign reveals it to be the Queensboro-8th Ave IND – or, today’s A-C-E line, so that narrows it down. It’s also directly adjacent to a building with a very distinct stone pattern (the sort of thing that is probably still there). Finally, this was almost definitely shot somewhere in the midtown area.
Thanks in advance! Be sure to check back Monday…
-SCOUT & HITCH
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