Saturday, May 11, 2013

L.A. Story (1991)

dir. Mick Jackson

The TV studio where eccentric weatherman Harris K. Telemacher (Steve Martin) works – KCET Studios, 4401 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

Trudi’s (Marilu Henner) apartment – 884 Palm Avenue, Los Angeles, California

The restaurant where Harris first meets Sara (Victoria Tennant) - 426 S. Norton Avenue, Los Angeles, California. It’s an apartment complex, not a restaurant.

Harris’ house – 1206 N. Orange Grove Avenue, Los Angeles, California.

Sara’s apartment building – 1400 N. Hayworth Avenue, Los Angeles, California.

Ariel’s (Susan Forristal) house – 1216 N. Orange Grove Avenue, Los Angeles, California.

Harris rollerskates through the art museum – Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California

The cemetery where Harris and Sara meet a jolly gravedigger (Rick Moranis) – Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

The NOW! store where SanDeE* (Sarah Jessica Parker) works – 8491 W. Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

Harris and SanDeE* going out – Hard Rock Café (now closed), 8500 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, California.

Sara discussing reconciliation with her ex-husband Roland (Richard E Grant) – Tail o' the Pup, 329 San Vicente Boulevard, Los Angeles, California. Despite being a cultural landmark, the Pup has since been evicted, and the site is now a parking lot.

Harris walking SanDeE* home – Venice Beach Cotel, 25 Windward Avenue, Venice, California.

‘California Colonic Institution’ – 523 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, California.

‘Fourth Reich Bank of Hamburg’ – 650 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, California

Roland and Sara bump into Harris and Ariel at the art museum – Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California

L’Idiot restaurant – Ambassador Hotel, 3400 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California. The hotel has since been demolished.

The gas station with ‘full service’ – 859 Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, California. It now stands abandoned, enclosed by a fence.

The boring fundraiser that Harris attends with Sara – 3456 Via Campesina, Rancho Palos Verdes, California. This geometric-shaped structure, known as The Bird of Paradise house, was designed by Lloyd Wright in 1963.

El Pollo del Mar resort - 20 37th Place, Long Beach, California. It’s a gated private residence, not a hotel.

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