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By Richard Alleman

The vintage consultant to who-did-what-where in long island, on- and off-screen, together with:

Classic movie and television locations: Marilyn Monroe’s notorious Seven 12 months Itch subway grating . . . the deli the place Meg Ryan famously faked an orgasm in When Harry Met Sally . . . the diner the place Courteney Cox (in Friends) and Kirsten Dunst (in Spider-Man) waitressed . . . Men in Black’s new york headquarters . . . The Godfather mansion on Staten Island…the Greenwich Village house the place Jack Nicholson terrorized Greg Kinnear in As strong because it Gets . . . Ghostbusters’ Tribeca firehouse . . . Michael Douglas and Gwyneth Paltrow’s A excellent homicide palazzo . . . the landmark West aspect construction that housed Tom Cruise in Vanilla Sky and Mia Farrow in Rosemary’s Baby . . . the Greenwich Village residence of Friends . . . Will & Grace’s top West aspect construction . . . The All within the Family block in Queens . . . The Sopranos’ New Jersey mansion (and the genuine Bada Bing membership) . . . Seinfeld’s favourite diner . . . Sex and the City’s sexiest haunts . . . and lots of extra . . .

Stars’ formative years homes: Lena Horne’s Bedford-Stuyvesant townhouse . . . Frank Sinatra’s Hoboken row residence . . . Barbra Streisand’s Flatbush housing venture . . . J.Lo’s Bronx block . . . Humphrey Bogart’s top West facet tenement . . . the Marx Brothers’ higher East facet brownstone . . .

Apartments and townhouses of the silver screen’s maximum legends: Joan Crawford . . . Marlene Dietrich . . . James Dean . . . Katharine Hepburn . . . Montgomery Clift . . . Rita Hayworth . . . Rock Hudson . . . and . . .

Plus: big name cemeteries . . . significant movie and television studios . . . old motion picture palaces and Broadway theaters . . . star-studded eating places and mythical motels . . .

For movie-loving New Yorkers, tourists and armchair movie buffs, New York: The motion picture Lover’s Guide is the final word insider’s advisor to the large Apple’s reel sights.

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On designing for movies, city had this to claim to Photoplay in 1920: “The movie deals incomparably the best box to any inventive artist of brush or blueprint this day. it's the artwork of the 20 th century and maybe the best artwork of recent occasions. it's all so younger, so clean, so untried. it truly is like an unknown ocean stretching out prior to a contemporary Columbus. ” in the course of the Twenties, city could layout a few twenty-five movies for Hearst. whereas a lot of those are misplaced, Urban’s paintings can nonetheless be favored at 959 8th road. The six-story development, incidentally, used to be initially meant to have one other seven tales upward push above it. In 2003, paintings used to be ultimately began on an addition—a futuristic glass tower designed via the eminent British architect Sir Norman Foster. this day, the revised development is a gorgeous addition to the city’s architectural panorama. stopover at www. hearst. com/real-estate/hearst-tower. personal home page. 39. CBS BROADCAST heart 524 West 57th road Spanning lots of the south facet of 57th highway among 10th and 11th Avenues, this enormous broadcasting advanced has housed CBS’s major radio and tv studios given that 1953. The CBS night information, 60 mins, forty eight Hours, and dwelling It Up! are all performed right here. till lately Politically fallacious was once established here—as was once, till overdue 1999, the indomitable cleaning soap opera because the global Turns (which moved to the outdated Vitagraph studio in Brooklyn sooner than its final episode in 2010). as soon as upon a time within the late-1960s, a few 8 cleaning soap operas have been broadcast from CBS’s West 57th highway facility, and the construction reigned because the city’s leading “soap manufacturing unit. ” Productions on the time incorporated look for the next day, the key hurricane, the sting of evening, The Guiding mild, and darkish Shadows. in the course of these heady days whilst West 57th highway was once cranking out soaps the best way Hollywood studios as soon as cranked out photos, Anita bogs and Helen Hayes visited the CBS Broadcast heart for his or her publication two times Over frivolously (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1972), which chronicled the 2 girls’ madcap sightseeing adventures via long island. At CBS, they found that the most studio construction had previously been a milk processing plant and that it had inherited various flies from its past lifestyles. The flies, it sort of feels, have been specifically difficult on early cleaning soap units, and plenty of a scene were stolen by means of an errant insect touchdown on an actor’s nostril. in line with bogs and Hayes, the location had gotten so undesirable that creation assistants armed with fly swatters from Hammacher Schlemmer have been had to stand safeguard in the course of shootings. this present day, lots of the flies have deserted West 57th Street—as have the cleaning soap operas. four the higher East aspect: Beverly Hills East What turns into a legend so much? frequently an higher East facet handle. through the final century, this stylish, ultraexclusive a part of Manhattan—with its sturdy condo constructions, discreet inns, and indulgent townhouses—has been domestic to a few of the most important names within the videos. occasions have replaced, even if, when you consider that today’s sizzling new celebs like to cling their Prada within the a lot cooler neighborhoods of Chelsea, the West Village, SoHo, and TriBeCa.

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