New York: Top 5 locations for The Amazing Spider-Man

New York and Spider-Man are inseparable. After Sam Raimi, it's Marc Webb's turn to bring the Webslinger to the screen. Even if this saga has been much criticized, she likes to make people discover the superhero's flagship city.
Reality/Fiction The Amazing Spider-Man

The Amazing Spider-Man, the Webslinger in New York City

The Amazing Spider-Man, a reboot that uses the codes from the first films about the Webslinger. through the mask, discover the city in a different way, like with the New York guide to 1000 cult places from movies, TV shows, music, comics and novels.

1. Home of Peter Parker aka The Amazing Spider-Man

Peter Parker's house - The Amazing Spider-Man
Peter Parker’s house – The Amazing Spider-Man

If in the Sam Raimi trilogy Uncle Ben and Aunt May live in Queens, Marc Webb has chosen to have them reside in this small Brooklyn home near Prospect Park.

Address: 36 Fuller Place, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2. Oscorp Building

It is while visiting the laboratories of the Oscorp scientific society that Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) meets Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone) but it is especially here that he is stung by a spider granting him his super-powers. While the exterior of the building was recreated in computer-generated images, the scenes in the hall were shot here.

Address: Hearst Tower, 300 West 57th Street, New York, USA

3. Apartment of the Stacy family

Stacy family apartment - The Amazing Spider-Man
Stacy family apartment – The Amazing Spider-Man

The Stacy family lives in a beautiful building right next to the Natural History Museum. If Peter’s in love with Gwen, Gwen’s father’s the NYPD chief of police and he’s going after Spider-Man. Not easy to handle.

Address: 15 West 81st Street, New York, USA

4. Wiliamsburg Bridge

While Dr. Rajit Ratha (Irrfan Khan), Osborn’s boss, is stuck in his car on this bridge, Dr. Curt Connors, known as the Lizard (Rhys Ifans), tries to kill him by throwing his car into the East River. It is caught up in time, like many other vehicles, by Spider-Man.

Address: Williamsburg Bridge, New York, USA

5. Riverside Drive Viaduct

Riverside Drive Viaduct - Photo credit: Fantrippers
Riverside Drive Viaduct – Photo credit: Fantrippers

After arresting a petty thug, Spider-Man is chased by the police. To escape, he performs a series of acrobatics using the steel girders of the Riverside Drive viaduct. The scene was shot between 130th and 133rd Street.

Address: Riverside Drive, New York, USA

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By Damien Duarte

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Passionné par la culture pop depuis son enfance, ses références vont de Donald Duck à Batman en passant par Marty McFly. Fantripper dans l'âme, voyager sur les traces de Ghostbusters, James Bond ou des héros de romans comme Cotton Malone fait partie d'un séjour idéal et réussi !

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