Motherless Brooklyn was filmed in New York in the United States of America.
New York County Supreme Court - Rotunda
Scene where Moses Randolph is sworn in by the mayor. Gabby Horowitz can not believe what she is seeing.
Scene was shot The New York State Supreme Court Building is originally known as the New York County Courthouse. The building was designed by the Boston architect Guy Lowell in a classical Roman style. It was built between 1913 and 1927. Its completion was delayed by World War I. It replaced the former New York County Courthouse on Chambers Street. The rotunda is 200 feet (61 m) in circumference and rises 75 feet (23 m) to a cupola which is 30 feet (9.1 m) high and 20 feet (6.1 m) long. The rotunda contains ten stained-glass windows and clerestory. The rotunda's most striking feature is the circular mural called Law Through the Ages. It is also called The History of the Law. This mural was designed by the Italian artist Attilio Pusterla and painted by him and a team of artists working under his direction from 1934 and 1936.
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Hansborough Recreation Center - swimming pool
Scene where Moses Randolph is swimming his laps privately.
Scene was shot In May 2019 the pool was closed for renovation.
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St. Nick's Pub
Scene where ** spoiler alert ** Lionel talks to the detective in front of the club about what he saw. After seeing Laura, he tries to stop her from seeing the body.
Scene was shot It was one of the oldest continuous operating jazz club in Harlem specializing in Jazz and Blues. In the 30s it was known as Poosepahtuck. In the 40s it was known as Lucky's Rendezvous and owned by Luckey Roberts. Luckey was Duke Ellington's and George Gershwin's teacher and mentor. In December 2011, St. Nick's Pub closed due to not having a renewed liquor license. On March 22, 2018, St Nick's Pub was damaged by a fire. At the time the Pub was being used for filming Motherless Brooklyn. Tragically it resulted in the death of fireman Michael R. Davidson.
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Washington Square Park
Scene where Lionel is attending a protest where Gabby Horowitz is the key speaker. There, he meets Laura.
Scene was shot Washington Square Park is a 9.75-acre (39,500 m2) public park in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan, New York City. One of the best known of New York City's public parks, it is an icon as well as a meeting place and center for cultural activity. The park is an open space, dominated by the Washington Square Arch at the northern gateway to the park.
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Asser Levy Public Baths
Scene where Moses Randolph leaves the swimming pool after his daily exercise.
Scene was shot The Asser Levy Public Baths, now part of the Asser Levy Recreation Center, is a historic building located at the corner of Asser Levy Place and East 23rd Street in Kips Bay, Manhattan, New York City. It was named after Asser Levy, one of the first Jewish citizens of New York City, and a strong and influential advocate for civil liberties; it was built in 1904–06 and designed by Arnold W. Brunner and Martin Aiken of the firm Brunner & Aiken.
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