Poster Glee 2009

Where was Glee filmed

2009, Comedy Drama
Filming country: USA

Glee was filmed in Los Angeles & New York in the United States of America.

Locations

Helen Bernstein High School

Los Angeles

Scene where cafeteria, plaza, and gym used

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Moonlight Rollerway

Glendale

Scene where Will finds April Rhodes and sings karaoke in episode 1x16 “Home”.

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Cowboy Country Saloon

Long Beach

Scene where Bieste and Will let off some steam at a country western bar in episode 2x14 “Blame It on the Alcohol”.

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Tiffany's & Co.

New York

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Sit 'N Sleep

Montebello

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The Cravens Estate

Pasadena

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Sardi's

New York

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Bow Bridge (Central Park)

New York

Scene was shot A cast iron bridge crossing over The Lake designed by Calvert Vaux & Jacob Wrey Mould and opened in 1862, the first cast-iron bridge built in the park. Bow Bridge is the longed bridge in Central Park clocking in at 87 feet. The bridge is topped by eight cast-iron urns which are duplicates installed in 2008 to replace the originals which disappeared in the 1920s.

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Piano Bar

Los Angeles

Scene where Rachel and Brody sing "Give Your Heart A Break" and Blaine sings "Teenage Dream" in episode 4x04 “The Break-Up”.

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New York City Backlot (Paramount Studios)

Los Angeles

Scene where Puck and Jake sing and play guitar in a montage around Paramount Studios in 2012 Christmas special “Glee, Actually”.

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June Street

Los Angeles

Scene where Finn picks Rachel up to take her to the train station in episode 3x22 “Goodbye”.

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City of Santa Clarita Skate Park

Santa Clarita

Scene where Artie and Quinn go for their own skip day at the skate park in episode 3x15 “Big Brother”.

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Cabrillo High School

Long Beach

Scene where Football field, auditorium, and outdoor walkways used in first season. For season 2 a replica of the auditorium was built at Paramount Pictures Studio for filming.

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Congregational Church of Northridge

Los Angeles

Scene where Carol and Burt get married in episode 2x08 “Furt”.

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Million Dollar Theatre

Los Angeles

Scene where Will checks out the theatre where CrossRhodes is playing while in New York in episode 2x22 “New York”.

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Six Flags Magic Mountain

Santa Clarita

Scene where For skip day the New Directions ride the Viper at Six Flags in episode 3x15 “Big Brother”.

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InterContinental New York Times Square

New York

Scene was shot A 36-storey 607-room hotel which was constructed in 2010 a block west of Times Square.

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South Plymouth Boulevard

Los Angeles

Scene where Finn fixes a hot tub and considers moving to California with Puck to clean pools in episode 3x15 “Big Brother”.

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Eagle Rock Plaza

Los Angeles

Scene where Performance of "Safety Dance" in the mall in episode 1x19 “Dream On”. Performance of "Barbra Streisand" in episode 2x18 “Born This Way”.

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Washington Square Park

New York

Scene where Rachel spends a lot of time with her phone in Washington Square Park, be it taking photos with Brody or crying to Kurt in episode 4x01 “The New Rachel”.

Scene was shot Washington Square is a famous Greenwich Village park originally created in 1826 as the Washington Military Parade Ground. In 1850 the land was turned into a proper park and in 1889 the arch was constructed to celebrate the centennial of George Washington's inauguration designed in the style of the Arc de Triomphe. The fountain in the middle of the park was built in 1852 and extensively renovated in 1934.

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Disney Hall

Los Angeles

Scene where Rachel performs "New York State of Mind" for Carmen Tibideaux in the acoustically perfect Round Room in episode 4x01 “The New Rachel”.

Scene was shot The Walt Disney Concert Hall is one of five venues that make up the Los Angeles Music Center, the other venues are the Mark Taper Forum, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Ahmanson Theatre, and the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theatre. The building was designed by famed architect Frank Gehry with the acoustics designed by Minoru Nagata and Yasuhisa Toyota. While the initial funds were donated in 1987 and construction began in 1992, due to various fundraising issues the hall itself wasn't completed until 2003 at an estimated cost of $274 million. The outside of the hall is made of a series of sweeping, organic walls of polished stainless steel.

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Bryant Park

New York

Scene where Blaine surprises Kurt for a winter duet in 2012 Christmas special “Glee, Actually”.

Scene was shot Bryant Park is situated in midtown and contains the New York Public Library. The park originally open in 1847 as Reservoir Square, and was renamed Bryant Park in 1884. The park deteriorated over the years until a renovation in the 1980s, when the entire park was rebuilt over the newly constructed underground library stacks.

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Venice High School

Los Angeles

Scene where Performance of "Summer Nights" from Grease in the stadium and "We Found Love" in the pool in episode 3x10 “Yes/No”.

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The Gap (The Grove)

Los Angeles

Scene where Blaine and the Warblers sing "When I Get You Alone" to Jeremiah in episode 2x12 “Silly Love Songs”.

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Grand Central Terminal

New York

Scene where Rachel arrives in New York in episode 3x22 “Goodbye”.

Scene was shot While colloquially known as Grand Central Station, this building has borne its current name since its construction in 1903 to replace the older Grand Central Depot. The train station houses 44 platforms, more than any other station in the world, all of which are below ground split into two levels. The most famous part of the station is the cavernous Main Concourse topped with an elaborate astronomical mural designed by architect Whitney Warren and artist Paul César Helleu.

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Grauman's Chinese Theatre

Los Angeles

Scene where Puck dresses up as a super hero for extra money in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre in episode 4x07 “Dynamic Duets”.

Scene was shot After the success of the nearby Egyptian Theatre showman Sid Grauman constructed the Chinese Theatre in 1927 by architects Meyer & Holler. This grand movie palace was constructed at over twice the cost of his previous venue and is known for its grandeur both inside and out. The theatre is the origin of the famous celebrity handprints, starting with Norma Talmadge before construction was complete and eventually including over 200 concrete blocks in the forecourt. Grauman hired specialist Jean Klossner to develop an extremely hard concrete specifically to preserve the handprints.

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New York Public Library

New York New York Public Library

Scene where Rachel and Kurt discuss their decision to stay in New York over Thanksgiving in episode 4x08 “Thanksgiving”.

Scene was shot The imposing main building of the New York Public Library began construction in 1902. It was completed in 1910, but didn't open until 1911 because it took a year to move all 1,000,000 volumes onto the shelves. During the 80s the library was expanded underneath the adjacent Bryant Park to include miles of new shelves to contain its growing collection.

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La Crescenta Motel

Los Angeles

Scene where Sam and his family are living in a motel in episode 2x19 “Rumours”.

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Times Square (north of 45th)

New York

Scene was shot Times Square is an incredible popular tourist destination at the heart of Manhattan's Broadway Theater District. The north half of the square is also known as Father Duffy Square, named in 1937 after U.S. Army Chaplain Francis P. Duffy who was the most highly decorated cleric in the history of the Army for his service during WWI. The square contains the distinctive red TKTS booth with tiered seating and a statue of the father of American musical comedy, George M. Cohan. The south side of Times Square continues past 45th Street.

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