Washington Square Arch
In the film, the Washington Square Arch can be seen several times. This arch dating from 1889 is located in front of the house of Robert Neville (Will Smith) at 1-6 Washington Square North.
Frequently, the hero looks at him when he enters or leaves his house. While still majestic in appearance, the building is derelict like all the streets, buildings and monuments of New York City, according to the plot of the feature film.
The bow takes on a terrifying look in the film. An amusing wink, this building was erected in 1889 on a former cemetery.
For the purposes of the film, the Christmas decorations in the square were dismantled during the filming. The feature film was shot in the fall and winter of 2006-2007.
The year the Washington Square Arch was erected.
In order to get to know Abbey, the bitch playing Sam, Will Smith had several meetings before the filming of the film began. He was thus able to tame her and put her at ease. The animal appears in a very large part of the feature film.
Washington Square Arch
Located in Washington Square Park, the Washington Square Arch was erected in memory of President George Washington.
Construction of the Washington Square Arch began in 1982 and was completed seven years later.
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