Sunday, December 20, 2015

Ghostbusters (1984)

Who ya gonna call?  Ghostbusters!  It has it all - comedy, action, cool special effects, and a catchy theme song by Ray Parker, Jr.  Dana Barrett's fridge is the gateway to hell and Manhattan has become a phantasm playground.  As if New York City didn't have enough problems already, it's up to the men in the grey jumpsuits to save it from  The Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man.

Ghostbusters was filmed in New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA

Location: New York Public Library
Address: 5th Avenue between 40th & 42nd St, New York, NY

Location: The University
Address: 116th St & Broadway, New York, NY   Colombia University

The Butler Library

Havemeyer Hall

This was also where Peter Park took a class trip in Spider-Man (2002).

Location: Manhattan City Bank
Address: 5th Ave between 41st and 42nd St, New York, NY

Location: Ghostbusters Headquarters
Address: 14 N. Moore St, New York, NY



Interiors were filmed at Fire Station No. 23 in Los Angeles (225 E 5th Street).

Location: Dana & Louis' Apartment Building
Address: 55 Central Park West at 65th St, New York, NY

Location: Ray Catches a Ghost
Address: 16 E 63rd St between 5th & Madison Ave, New York, NY  

Location: Rockefeller Center
Address: 5th Avenue & 50th Street, New York, NY

Location: Peter and Dana Make a Date
Address: 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY  

Location: Slimer's Hot Dog Stand
Address: 6th Avenue between 48th & 49th Street, New York, NY

Location: City Hall
Address: Broadway & Chambers Street, New York, NY

Location: The Restaurant
Address: 67 Central Park West, New York, NY  Tavern on the Green

Location: Louis Roams The Streets
Address: Colombus Circle, New York, NY

This area is seen again later when The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man appears...

This area is also seen in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990).

Locations Visited: November, December 2015, December 2020, December 2021

Related Locations:

Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters (1984),  Ghostbusters 2 (1989)

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