Howard & Marion
565 North Clinton Drive,
house that served as the Cunningham residence is actually located at
565 North Cahuenga Avenue [south of Melrose Avenue] in the Hancock
Park in the Wilshire District of Los Angeles, just a few blocks from
Paramount's lot on Melrose Avenue.
I Dream of Jeannie
Captain Anthony & Jeannie (the Genie)
1020 Palm Drive, Cocoa
Nelson's Cocoa Beach home with its ivy-covered-porch trellis (located
on the Warner Brother's Ranch) was earlier used as the Anderson
family's Springfield residence on the sitcom Father Knows Best
(then called the Columbia Ranch). Tony's alternate addresses are 1137
Oak Grove Street and 811 Pine Street.
I Love Lucy
Lucy & Ricky
Apartment 4A 623 East 68th Street (later Apt 3D)
New York City, NY (Upper East side of Manhattan).
real street map, their New York address would have put it in the East
River. During the 1952 episode of I LOVE LUCY, Lucy and Ethel get off
a Tanner Grey Line Motor Tour bus to look at actor Richard Widmark's
home. Fans of the series know that the real Williamsburg-style home of
Lucille Ball and her husband, Desi Arnaz located at 1000 N. Roxbury
Drive (at Lexington Avenue) in Beverly Hills was actually used for
filming this now classic episode. Comedian Jack Benny lived at 1002 N.
Roxbury Drive. TRIVIA NOTE: The Ricardos paid $125 a month rent to
their landlord Fred Mertz. Because they were such good friends and
tenants, Fred let the Ricardos sign a 99 year lease. But when the
Ricardos decided to move to the country in Westport Connecticut,
amiable Fred Mertz tore up their lease thus saving them 97 years of
payments or $150,000. The Ricardos new home in the country was
previously owned by the Spauldings. The Ricardos old apartment was
leased to the Taylors, a newlywed couple who decided to buy the
Ricardos old furniture. (but Lucy took it back when didn't like the
plans the new people had had in mind for the furniture - like cutting
off the legs of the sofa, painting the natural wood coffee table black
and replacing a newly lamp shape less than two years old with a
new pink one.) The Ricardos used to live in apartment 4A but they
moved to the bigger apartment (3D) after their son Little Ricky
was born and then later to a house in the country.
Justice, 750 Kearny Street San Francisco, CA
Robert T. Ironside (Raymond
Burr) who was paralyzed by an assassins bullet, took up residence in
upper levels of the Old Hall of Justice in San Francisco and continued
as a consultant for the police department. The real building used as
Ironside's office and apartment was actually the old Hall of of
Justice located at 750 Kearny Street between Washington and Merchant.
Sadly, after shooting the exterior shots of the Hall of Justice, it
was demolished in 1967 despite the fact that series ran from 1967-75.
Today, the Kearny Street site is now the home of the Holiday Inn and
Chinese Cultural Center.
Brackman, Chaney & Kuzak
Los Angeles, CA
| The office tower seen
on L.A. LAW is actually located at 444 Flower Street in downtown Los
Angeles. It's called the"444 Building," and it's right across the street from the Bonaventure
Hotel at the southeast corner of 4th & Flower.
It To Beaver
Ward & wife, June (& sons Wally & Theodore)
211 Pine Street
Cleavers' originally lived at 485 Maple Street [also given as 428
Mapleton]. Between the 2nd and 3rd season, the Cleaver family moved to
211 Pine Street [also seen as 211 Maple and 211 Lakewood Avenue]. Mr.
Brenner moved into their old house at 485 Maple. When the Cleavers
sold their house on Maple Street Jackson Realty placed the following
ad to sell the property: "Charming three bedrooms w/den. on
beautifully landscaped grounds, modern dream kitchen, patio spacious,
airy. The ultimate in suburban living. Near schools and
transportation." The home used for the exterior shots for the Cleaver
residence is actually located at 1727 Buckingham Road in the Wilshire
District of Los Angeles, California. An identical copy of the home's
stone and wood rambler facade was built on the show's back lot on
Colonial Street located on the Upper Lot at Universal City [with
Camillia bushes in front of the house]. The Cleaver's house was also
used in the 1956 Universal film "Never Say Goodbye" starring Rock
Hudson. In the revival series The New Leave It To Beaver , June
Cleaver now widowed shares her home [a restored version of the
original Cleaver house] with a her grown son, Theodore Cleaver, now a
divorced father with two sons, Kip & Ollie. A new replica was built
for the 1997 film version of Leave It To Beaver.
Paul & Jamie
Apartment 11-D 51 Fifth Avenue [or No. 5 East 12th Street]
New York, NY (Manhattan)
story, brick-faced building shown as the Buchman's residence is really
located at 12th Street and Fifth Avenue (southeast corner).
c/o Robin's Nest,
11435 18th Avenue,
Oahu, HA (North Shore)
|The house shown as Robin's Nest was actually a private residence located off the Kalanianaole Highway near Wiamanalo Beach. When not at Robin's Nest, Magnum could be found at the King Kamehameha Beach Club (actually the Kahala Hilton at 5000 Kahala Avenue in Honolulu, Hawaii-renamed the Kahala Mandarin Oriental in the 1990s).
Tyler Moore Show
119 North Weatherly Avenue,
|The property owned by
Phyllis Lindstrom on the series and used as Mary Richard's
residence actually belonged to a University of Minnesota humanities professor. Built around 1891, the three-story, four bedroom Victorian home (plus attic space) with two kitchens and six bathrooms is located at 2104 Kenwood Parkway in Minneapolis. When fans of the show began to regularly bother the owner, the peeved professor refused MTM producers the right to continue filming her residence. To show she meant business, she hung an "Impeach Nixon" sign on her home. The character Mary Richards soon after moved to a high-rise apartment at 932 N. Weatherly. Exteriors of the Cedar Riverside Plaza at 1610 6th Street South across from the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Paul & Dr. Joe Gannon
c/o University Medical
Center, Los Angeles, CA
|The fictitious "University Medical Center"
was actually the UCLA Medical Center, a ten-story complex with over 18 miles of corridors, which takes up the entire south end of the UCLA campus. (UCLA is located at the north end of Westwood Blvd in Westwood Village.)
c/o Melrose Place
Apartment Complex, Los Angeles, CA
setting for Melrose Place was a fictitious apartment complex of the
same name. The actual complex seen on the series (The El Pueblo
apartment Complex) is located in the Los Feliz area of Los
Angeles at 4616 Greenwood Place (just east of Vermont Ave (four blocks north of Franklin Ave.)
The Melrose Place street sign is located at the corner of Melrose
Place and La Cienga Boulevard.
"Shooters," the bar that the gang at Melrose Place
frequented is actually a small restaurant called "Fellini's"
located on Melrose at 6810 Melrose Avenue, just east of La
Brea in Hollywood.
The building used for the D&D ad agency
in "Melrose Place" is at 5750 Wilshire Boulevard in LA. Across the
courtyard from the "Agency" is where Aaron Spelling has his real
offices. Beneath D&D Advertising sign it reads "Johnson, Mendelsohn &
Associates." Dee Johnson is the show's co-producer, Carol Mendelsohn
is a co-executive producer. Below that the sign reads "Correll
Institute," (Charles Correl) directed many Melrose Place episodes).
Moon Detective Agency
c/o Maddie Hayes & David Addison
, Suite #206
, Los Angeles,
| The exterior shots of the
Blue Moon Detective Agency are actually scenes of the twin office towers known as the Century Plaza Towers at 2029 and 2049 Century Park East off Santa Monica Boulevard in Century
City ( as seen from Avenue of the Stars). The same towers were used in
ABC private eye series "REMINGTON STEELE"
Family (Herman, Lily, Grandpa, Eddie & Marilyn)
1313 Mockingbird Lane, Mockingbird
series was filmed on the back lot of Universal Studios. The Munster home was originally located on Colonial Street just four door down the street of the Mayfield, USA home of June and Ward Cleaver from the sitcom LEAVE IT TO BEAVER. Since the sixties, the house has been uprooted and moved to another section of the back lot and is now nearly unrecognizable to tourists in search of the original series home.
698 Candlewood Lane, Cabot Cove, ME. 03041
|The house seen as Jessica's Cabot Cove residence is actually a Victorian bed-and-breakfast known at Blair House built in 1888 and located at 45110 Little Lake Street in Mendocino, California. The nearby Hill House Inn at 10701 Palette Drive was also used for filming exterior and interiors shots on the show.
Partridge, Shirley & Family
698 Sycamore Road, San Pueblo, CA.
Partridge home facade, with its charming triangular entryway, was
actually located on the 40-acre back lot of Warner Brothers ranch at
3701 West Oak Street in Burbank. It often doubled as the residence of
Gladys Kravitz on the sitcom Bewitched. Years later, the
Partridge home met its demise when the structure was firebombed during
the filming of the Lethal Weapon movie starring Mel Gibson. The
studio has since rebuilt a barn-like house on the plot and uses the
existing building for storage. The adjacent garage where the Partridge
Family rehearsed their music still exists. The Partridge's alternate
address is given as the 700 block of Vassario Road.
Lindstrom, Phyllis & daughter, Bess
4482 Bayview Drive
San Francisco, CA
When Phyllis Lindstrom moved
from Minneapolis to San Francisco following the death of her husband
Lars, she took a job as a photographer's helper at Erskine's Commercial Photography Studio [later assistant for the Board of Administration
at City Hall].
The actual house used as
Erskines is located at 2040 Union Street (originally built in the Cow
Hollow neighborhood by a dairy farmer named James Cudworth. See
also - The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Appleton, Larry & his cousin, Balki Bartokomous
c/o Caldwell Hotel, Apt. 203, 627
Lincoln Boulevard, Chicago, IL
and Balki later moved to Apartment 209 at 711 Caldwell Avenue. The
building used as their home (above the Ritz Discount Store) is the
Santa Rita Hotel, a four-story brick building located at 1100 S. Main
Street on the southern edge of downtown Los Angeles, east of the
Harbor Freeway and north of the Santa Monica Freeway. When Larry
married Jennifer they moved into a house on Elm Street (and Balki
& his girlfriend Mary Anne later moved in).
many of the establishing shots on the series were filmed in
Providence, Rhode Island, some are actually shots taken in
Southern California at Ports O'Call Village, a Cape Cod-themed shopping center that borders the main channel of the Los Angeles Harbor, at Berth 76 in San Pedro.
Much of the shooting takes place down at Whaler's Wharf, a
mostly empty area at the south end of the village.
Steele Detective Agency
c/o Laura Holt and Remington Steele
Century City Towers,
Suite # 1157
606 West Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
| The exterior shots of the Remington Steele Detective Agency building are actually scenes of the twin office towers known as the Century Plaza Towers at 2029 and 2049 Century Park East off Santa Monica Boulevard in Century
City (as seen from Avenue of the Stars). The same towers were used in
ABC private eye series "MOONLIGHTING."
2354 Pacific Coast Highway at Paradise Cove Trailer
the series, Rockford's green and white 50-foot long mobile home was located at 2354 Pacific Coast Highway in the Paradise Cove Trailer Colony (later given as 29 Cove Road in Malibu).
His base of operations cost $7,000, and he once described this home/office
combo as "cheap, tax-deductible, earthquake-proof and when I get a case out of town, I take it with me."
& wife, Roseanne 714 Delaware Street
[near Third Street] Lanford, IL
house used as the backdrop for the Connor's home is located at 619 S.
Runnymeade in Evansville, Indiana.
| The TV series "ROSWELL"
is actually shot in a small town called Covina, California, a few miles west of Pomona.
Apartment 5A, 129 West 81st Street, New York, NY (Manhattan)
Jerry Seinfeld used to live at the given address in the 1970s but
there is no apartment 5A. His
TV street is
actually a replica of a Manhattan block.
The address for the
apartment shown on Seinfeld as Jerry's apartment is 757 New Hampshire
Ave in Los Angeles. Jerry's
coffee shop hangout shown on the series [Monk's] is actually Tom's
Restaurant located at 112th Street and Broadway in Upper Manhattan.
|Camden, Eric & wife, Annie
527 Alta Road, Glenoak, CA
Camden's home (built on a studio lot in Santa Monica) is based on a replica of a house in Alta Dena, CA (one hour north of L.A.) where the series pilot was shot.
The fictional "Glen Oak Community Church" on the series is
actually the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) at 4390 Colfax Avenue in Studio City
at the southeast corner of Colfax and Moorpark.
77 Sunset Strip
| Bailey &
77 Sunset Strip, Hollywood, CA (next to Dino's Lodge) Room
of 77 Sunset Strip was actually located at 8532 Sunset
Boulevard, next to Dino's Lodge (a real place) at 8524 Sunset
Boulevard. Today, the Tiffany Theater [former site of 77 Sunset Strip]
and an office building housing Casablanca Records [former site of
Dino's Lodge] occupy the spot.
Michael & wife, Hope
1710 Bryn Mahr Avenue, Philadelphia, PA.
exterior and interior shots seen on the series were based on a 1902
Craftsman Bungalow-style house owned by Dennis & Donna Potts located
at 1710 Bushnell Avenue in South Pasadena, California. Much of the
house's interior including the fireplace, dark wood paneling and
Mission oak decor was reproduced on a studio set. The TV script
mentioned the Steadman house was probably built in 1911.