The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet
Ozzie & Harriet (and their sons, David & Ricky)
822 Sycamore Road
|The Nelson house seen
on the TV series is a replica of their actual home at 1822 Camino
Palmero Drive in Hollywood. The house is located above Hollywood
Boulevard, half a mile east of Grauman's Chinese Theatre. The house
was also seen on the 1973 revival series OZZIE'S GIRLS when Ozzie and
Harriet rented out their sons rooms to college girls, Susie
Hamilton and Brenda MacKenzie.
Adventures of Superman
Daily Planet Building
|Exterior shots of the Daily Planet are actually The Los Angeles City Hall (minus its peaked
top) at 200
N. Spring Street in downtown L.A. The lobby scenes of the Daily Planet were actually filmed in the lobby of The Carnation Building located west of downtown Los Angeles at 5045 Wilshire Boulevard. The Los Angeles City Hall is also seen at
the beginning of the police drama DRAGNET.
All in the Family
Bunker, Archie & Edith
704 Hauser Street, Queens,
New York, NY (Corona Section)
private residence shown as the Bunker's home on both series is
actually located at 89-70 Cooper Avenue in the Glendale section of
Queens. The Cumberbatches, a black family later moved into this home
on the 1994 CBS spin-off series 704 Hauser Street. Actor Carroll
O'Connor who played the role of Archie Bunker recalls that he came up with the address for the Bunker family
residence (704 Hauser Street) when he was driving to work in L.A. He
happened to find himself on Hauser Boulevard (just a few blocks east
of CBS TV City), and thought the name sounded like part of Queens,
where Archie was supposed to live.
| Angel the
Vampire (his residence)
Los Angeles, CA
|During the 2nd & 3rd
season of the series BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER Angel the vampire lived
in L.A. on top of a hill in the Griffith Park area.
The mansion is known as the Ennis-Brown house, an official city
landmark designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright. It is located
at 2607 Glendower Ave and is open to the public. Check out their
www.ennisbrownhouse.org). The Ennis-Brown house has also been
featured in the classic 1959 horror movie "The House on Haunted Hill,"
the 1981 sci-fi classic "Blade Runner" and on the TV series
Wayne, Bruce (a.k.a. Batman)
c/o Wayne Manor
|The exterior shots
for the fictional Wayne Manor were filmed at a real mansion located at
380 S. San Rafael Avenue in Pasadena, California. The interiors were
shot on sets in Culver City Studios. The scenes of the Batmobile
roaring from the "Bat Cave" were shot in Bronson Caverns in the
Hollywood Hills. Bronson Caverns is located near the north end of
Canyon drive, north of Franklin Avenue, in Griffith Park.
Beach Headquarters & Towers
c/o Malibu Beach, CA
|The lifeguard towers
and many of the beach scenes for popular TV series BAYWATCH were shot
at Will Rogers State Beach located between Santa Monica and Malibu,
where Temsecal Canyon Road meets Pacific Coast Highway.
c/o The Governor's Mansion (in an unnamed
|The exterior shots
for the mansion seen on the TV series were actually from a Pasadena
home located at 1365 S. Oakland Avenue.
The Beverly Hillbillies
Jed & Family (Jethro, Elly May and Granny)
518 Crestview Drive in Beverly
|Exterior shots for
the Clampett's mansion were actually photographs of the "The Kirkeby Mansion"),
a lavish abode on a 6.5 acre tract of land located at 750 Bel Air Road in Bel Air, California by millionaire Arnold Kirkeby, a Chicago hotel magnate.
Nowadays, due to remodeling, the Clampett mansion seen on the series
is no longer recognizable.
Beverly Hills 90210
| Walsh Family
(Cindy, Jim & their teens Brandon & Brenda)
933 Hillcrest Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
|The home used as the
'Walsh's Beverly Hills house is actually located at 1675 E. Altadena
Drive, Alta Dena (just north of Pasadena). It's seven blocks
east of Lake Avenue, and just before Tanople Drive. (just a few
blocks from the "7th Heaven" home.) Exterior scenes for the
fictional Beverly Hills High School [where Brandon and Brenda
attended] were shot at Torrance High (at 2200 W. Carson Street) in
Torrance, CA. The campus of Occidental College were used as the
backdrop for the campus of "California University" when the 90210 gang
entered college. Occidental College is located between Pasadena and
Glendale (at 1600 Campus Road), in the L.A. suburb of Eagle Rock. The
pale-blue, three story building beachfront apartment where characters
Donna Martin, Kelly Taylor and David Silver Green lived was located on
the west side Hermosa Beach Strand near the Manhattan Beach border at
3500 The Strand, in Hermosa Beach [at the very end of 35th Street,
facing the beach].
Darrin & Samantha
1164 Morning Glory Circle,
Stephen's house can still be seen on the old Columbia back lot (now
called the Warner Brother's Ranch) in Burbank, California at the
corner of North Kenwood and West Streets. It survived the
filming of an episode of the sitcom Home Improvement when
accident-prone fix-it-show host Tim Taylor set the house on fire. The
Stephen's nosy neighbor across the street is Gladys Kravitz. The
Kravitz house was later used as The Partridge Family home.
| Brady, Mike
4222 Clinton Way, Los Angeles, CA
|The real house used
for exterior shots on the show is located at 11222 Dilling
Street (on the south side of the street), in Studio City - not far
from Universal Studios.
Buffy The Vampire Slayer
1630 Revello Drive [near Hadley]
Sunnydale, CA (pop. 30,000)
|The real Buffy house
is located three blocks north of Torrance High at
1313 Cota Drive in Torrance. The scenes set at Sunnydale High School
were actually shot on location at Torrance High School at 2200 W.
Carson Street in the South Bay section in the city of Torrance. When
Buffy graduated from high school, she moved on to a college campus at
the fictional Kresge Hall. The actual campus scenes were shot at the
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in Westwood.
Los Angeles, CA
|The headquarters for
the Townsend agency was an actual brick building at the southwest
corner of Robertson Blvd and Clifton Way in Beverly Hills, just north
of Wilshire Boulevard at 189 Robertson Boulevard. The building
currently houses a vacuum cleaner store. In the 2001 movie
Charlie's Angels, the Townsend building got blow-up.
1329 Prescott Street,
San Francisco, CA
Victorian house where Prue, Paige, Piper & Phoebe lived in the TV
series "CHARMED" is located at 1329 Carroll Avenue, Los Angeles,
California 90026 about a mile northeast of a downtown area in
Echo Park called Angelino Heights. The house is on the north side of
the street near its east end. The major cross streets are Douglas and
Sunset or E. Edgeware Road and Temple Street. The house can also be
seen in the 1982 music video "THRILLER," as Michael Jackson is chased
by ghouls through a neighborhood of old Victorian homes.
c/o Bradbury Building, 930 Van Ness Street, Los Angeles,
|Set in the 1930s, the detective drama "CITY OF ANGELS" used the actual
historic Bradbury Building at 304 S. Broadway in downtown Los
Angeles as the headquarters for Jake Axminster private eye.
| Colby, Jason
c/o Belvedere Mansion, Los Angeles
was a spin-off of the prime time drama DYNASTY. The
actual mansion used as the Colby's residence is located at 1060 Brooklawn
Heathcliff, his wife, Clair and Family
10 Stigwood Avenue
New York City, NY (Brooklyn Heights)
exterior of the Huxtable home was actually the brownstone facade of a
private residence at 10 St. Luke's Place near 7th Avenue in
Manhattan's Greenwich Village. That home is not a single family home
but rather was divided into an owner's duplex and four tiny
Barnabas (the vampire)
exterior shots of Collinwood were based on actual photos of the
Lyndhurst Mansion, a forbidding, gothic structure located in
Tarrytown, New York. Interior shots were photographed in a Manhattan
studio. The mansion was also featured in the 1970 movie House of
Dark Shadows. Fans of Collinwood got to revisit the eerie estate
on the revival 1991 ABC series Dark Shadows when actor Ben
Cross took over the role of the reluctant bloodsucker, Barnabas
Collins. The show's new prime time budget enabled Dan Curtis, the
original producer of the series to create a moodier, sexier and more
violent show with elaborate sets and special effects. Most of the new
series was shot at Greystone Mansion, a 55-room home built in 1927-28
by oil baron Edward Doheny (now owned by the City of Beverly Hills)
located at 905 Loma Vista Drive, north of Sunset Boulevard. You may
have seen the home in the 1987 motion picture The Witches of
Eastwick; the 1983 ABC miniseries Winds of War; the 1988
sequel War and Remembrance and the CBS TV program Murder,
Suzanne (Sugarbacker Design Firm)
1521 Sycamore Street, Atlanta, GA
|Although the TV series was based in Georgia, the exterior shots of the Sugarbaker home were actually photographs of the Villa Marre, a museum located at 1321 South Street (at 14th) in Little Rock Arkansas. Built in 1881 by Angelo Marre and his wife Jennie Marre, the Victorian home with touches of Italian architectural style passed through the possession of a few more owners until it finally fell into disrepair in the 1960s. It was renovated and then given to the Quapaw Quarter Association in 1979 by James W. Strawn, Jr. A few blocks away from the Villa Marre is the Arkansas Governor's Mansion (former home of Bill & Hilary Clinton) located at 1800 Center Street (at 18th and Spring Street). The exterior of this Georgian Colonial style building (finished in 1950) served as Suzanne Sugarbaker's residence during the early episodes of the program.
|The home used as the
family home of the 16-year-old genius doctor is actually located at 796 Amalfi Drive, in Pacific Palisades - just north of Santa Monica.
| Friday, Sgt.
c/o Los Angeles Police
|The police drama
"DRAGNET" used The Los Angeles City Hall
at 200 N. Spring Street in downtown L.A. as a backdrop for the
series. Joe's police ID badge (#714) bears an image of the landmark
building. The Los Angeles City Hall is also seen at
the beginning of the "ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN."
Blake & Krystle
173 Essex Drive,
| The mansion seen on the beginning credits of the
TV series "DYNASTY" was actually the Filoli Estate located thirty miles south of San Francisco off Highway 280 in Woodside, California. It was built in 1916 by William Bower Bourn, Jr., with the profits from his Empire Mine in Grass Valley, and is now operated as a museum by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The name "Filoli" was derived from the first two letters of the three words derived from the motto "To FIGHT for a just cause, to LOVE your fellow man, and to LIVE a good life." The outdoor scenes at the Carrington mansion
were shot at a Pasadena home located at 1145 Arden Road.
c/o Los Angeles Co. Fire Department Paramedics Rescue
|The actual fire station used
on the series was Station 127 located at 2049 E. 223rd Street (just east of Wilmington
Avenue) in the city of Carson, California. The station has been renamed "The Robert A. Cinader Memorial" station in honor of the television producer who created the TV
show. "Rampart General Hospital" where the paramedics carried those
in need of medical attention was actually Harbor General
Hospital. Now known as the Harbor UCLA Medical Center, the hospital is located on the outskirts of Carson
about four miles west of Station 127 at 1000 West Carson Street in Torrance, CA.
| Newton, Wood
& Ava Evans
2102 Willow Lane, Evening Shade, AR
Colonial Revival home with a charming broad porch seen as the Newton
home is actually a private residence built in 1883 and known as the
Wilson-Mehaffy House after its former owners William Wilson and Tom
Mehaffy who owned the property from the turn of the century through
the 1940s. It is located at 2102 Louisiana Street (at 22nd) in Little
Rock, Arkansas. The house was purchased in 1974 by Townsend Wolfe,
director of the Arkansas Art Center and his wife Jane, a guidance
counselor for the Episcopalian dioceses. Some of the exterior
locations shots for the series were taken in the real-life city of
Evening Shade, Arkansas in Sharp County but most of them were filmed
in the towns of Little Rock and Fayetteville.
Falcon Crest Winery, CA
|Most of the location shooting for the series was filmed in Hollywood,
but a lot of the background footage was filmed in the real California wine country including the towns of Napa, Yountville, Rutherford and St. Helena. In 1992, The Spring Mountain Winery, the main winery seen on the series as
Falcon Crest, marketed two wines with the "Falcon Crest" label. The house seen as the residence of Richard Channing was located at Altamura Valley Winery in Napa. In addition, the stained-glass-windowed barrel house seen on the series was located in the Napa Valley on the grounds of the Inglenook Vineyards at 1991 Street along St. Helena Highway in Rutherford, California.
| Rourke, Mr.
c/o Fantasy Island
|The beautiful white Victorian home
owned by the mysterious Mr. Rourke in the TV series was actually a California registered landmark
[No. 367] known as The Queen Anne Cottage. The house, formerly the residence of Elias "Lucky" Jackson Baldwin who began building the charming house for his fourth wife in
1885-86, is located on the 127-acre complex of the Los Angeles State and County Arboretum at 301 North Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia, California 91006.
Hospital (7th Floor)
c/o The Town of Port Charles
|The daytime soap
opera "GENERAL HOSPITAL" is filmed at the ABC Television
Center Studios in Hollywood. However, the exterior shots used to
depict the fictional Port Charles' "General Hospital" are actually
images of the real County/USC Hospital at 1200 N. State Street, in East L.A.