Tag Archives: staten island

Attention Superman: Lois Lane is in Staten Island

Haha, OK, very funny, Staten Island… Now where’s Jimmy Olsen Drive? I noticed this as I was driving down South Avenue in Staten Island last Friday. Google seems to think it’s Hughes Avenue – then again, they also insist on mislabeling the Perry White Memorial Highway as the FDR Drive, so what do they know? -SCOUT PS – I may ... Read More »

Pocket Change – A Plane Crash In Brooklyn

This is 126 Sterling Place in Park Slope. Most likely, you’ve never paid much attention to it… …and if you have, chances are you haven’t noticed the that the bricks on the upper levels don’t match the rest of the building. While it might seem like a trivial detail, this is pretty much the only clue that the area once ... Read More »

The Old Kitchen at Sea View Hospital

Sea View Hospital is one of the most amazing places I’ve ever scouted in New York, and I’m writing this post in part to encourage other film productions to keep it in mind for future shoots. Covering 350 acres of woodland on Staten Island and comprising of 50 historic buildings, Seaview was once the leading tuberculosis hospital in the United ... Read More »