New York: Top 12 Spider-Man filming locations
Spider-Man, the New York spider.
Spider-Man, he’s the greatest of heroes. But also, and most importantly, the most New Yorker. Follow in his footsteps with the New York guide to the 1000 cult places of films, series, music, comics and novels.
1. Home of Peter Parker aka Spider-Man
The very recognizable homes on 69th Road in Queens include the home of Peter Parker’s aunt and uncle. If you are going by subway, count a good 20 minutes walk once you leave the station.
Address: 88-39 69th Road, Queens, New York, USA
2. New York Public Library
It is in front of the great library of New York that Uncle Ben is murdered by a thief that Peter Parker had not dared to stop before. The sentence pronounced by his uncle before he died left a deep impression on him: “With great power comes great responsibility”. This event is fundamental in the birth of Spider-Man.
Address: 476 5th Avenue, New York, USA
3. Oscorp Headquarters
135 East 57th Street in Manhattan is outside the headquarters of Oscorp, a company founded by Norman Osborn.
Address: 135 East 57th Street, New York, USA
4. Columbia University
A field trip to Columbia University for Peter Parker’s class; on the steps of the university, Peter meets Norman Osborn, father of his friend Harry.
Address: 551-599 West 116th Street, New York, USA
5. The Osborn’s apartment
1 Tudor City Place is the exterior of the Osborns’ New York apartment; the interior was shot at Greystone Mansion, a Beverly Hills villa used for filming.
Address: 1 Tudor City Place, New York, USA
6. Roosevelt Island Tramway
Standing on the roof of the cabin, the Green Goblin wants to force Spider-Man to choose between saving the lives of children or Mary Jane. But the Spider-Man is smart. With your Metrocard, don’t hesitate to take this cable car to get a unique view of the city and the Queensboro Bridge.
Address: 298 East 60th Street, New York, USA
7. Rockefeller Roof Gardens
After saving her from the Green Goblin’s attack on Times Square, Spider-Man drops Mary Jane off in the rooftop gardens of Rockefeller Center.
Address: Rockefeller Plaza, New York, USA
8. Daily Bugle – Get to work Spider-Man
The famous Flatiron Building is the exterior of the offices of the Daily Bugle, a New York tabloid for which Peter takes pictures of his alter ego.
Address: Flatiron Building, 175 5th Avenue, New York, USA
9. Dr. Octopus’ Laboratory
Doctor Otto Gunther Octavius, also known as Doctor Octopus, has his laboratory in this building, which in reality houses the Anthology Film Archive.
Address: 32 2nd Avenue, New York, USA
10. Joe’s Pizza
Peter Parker works at that pizza place at the beginning of the movie. In order not to lose his job after his boss gives him a hard time, he decides to put on his Weaver suit and deliver pizzas to the other side of town. In reality, the place is renowned for offering the best pizzas in New York and some stars regularly come to order them.
Address: 7 Carmine Street, New York, USA
11. Apartment of Spider-Man aka Peter Parker
When he becomes independent, Peter Parker lives in this apartment and because he doesn’t have enough money, he tries to avoid his landlord as much as possible.
Address: 187 Chrystie Street, New York, USA
12. Broadhurst Theatre
The Broadhurst Theatre is the exterior of the theatre in which the musical, starring Mary-Jane, is set.
Address: 235 West 77th Street
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