WhereFilmed

Where was Smallville filmed

Poster Smallville 2001

2001, #Adventure #Action #Drama
Filming country: #Canada

Smallville was filmed in Vancouver & Victoria in Canada.

Locations

Vancouver Central Library

350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6B 6B1

Scene where

Scene was shot Completed in 1995, the Vancouver Public Library’s Central Branch takes up a whole city block in downtown and was designed by Moshe Safdie of DA Architects. The large central atrium is surrounded by the library on one side and several stories of reading spaces on the other. Attached to the main building is a 21-story office tower and retail space.

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La Terrazza

1088 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5X6, Canada

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Scene was shot In operation since 1998, this swanky Italian restaurant prides itself on its extensive wine collection. The various rooms around the restaurant offer a number of different looks for upscale dining in films.

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Beresford Street Studios

6228 Beresford St, Burnaby, BC V5J 1K2, Canada

Scene where A short Metropolis street was constructed in the tiny Beresford Street Studios backlot.

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Canada Post Main Office

349 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 2R4, Canada

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Scene was shot This large building that takes up an entire block in downtown Vancouver was the main Canada Post sorting facility since 1958 until it was sold in 2013 when a new facility near the airport opened. The site originally included a kilometer long underground tunnel leading to the waterfront so mail could be taken directly from ships to the facility. The offices have become very popular with productions since their shutdown, with some even using them as sound stages.

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Annacis Island Wastewater Treatment Plant

1299 Derwent Way, Delta, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada

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Scene was shot The wastewater treatment plant on Annacis Island is the largest facility in western Canada and processes the waste for over one million residents. The industrial areas above, as well as the tunnels connecting the domes, are frequently used by productions. Surprisingly, the place doesn’t smell half as bad as you’d think it would.

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Langley Memorial Hospital

22051 Fraser Highway, Langley, British Columbia V3A 4H4

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Walter C. Koerner Library (UBC)

1958 Main Mall Greater Vancouver A, BC, Canada

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Scene was shot This library, designed by Arthur Erickson and opening in 1997, is a central feature on the UBC campus. Featuring postmodern architecture, the entire building was designed to look like a book lying open. The original intention was to expand the library backwards, but development plans changed and now the building ends in a plain stucco wall, in contrast with the distinct glass facade on the front.

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Museum of Anthropology (UBC)

6393 NW Marine Dr, University of British Columbia - Main, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1, Canada

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Scene was shot The University of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology is a tourist as well as research and teaching museum. A major focus of the collection is on First Nation works of the Pacific Northwest. The building was constructed in 1976 by the architect Arthur Erickson in the post-and-beam architectural style of the coastal First Nations people.

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Gateway Theatre

6500 Gilbert Rd, Richmond, BC V7C 3V4, Canada

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Minoru Park

6540 Gilbert Road, Richmond, BC V7C 2V7, Canada

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Swangard Stadium (Burnaby Central Park)

Burnaby, BC V5G 4H7, Canada

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Ruskin Dam

Ruskin, BC V2W, Canada

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Vancouver Technical Secondary

2600 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC

Scene where Exterior shots of Smallville High.

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Clova Cinema

5732 176 St, Surrey, BC V3S 4C8, Canada

Scene where Exterior shots of The Talon.

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Marine Building

355 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 3S4, Canada

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Scene was shot An Art Deco skyscraper built in 1930 which was the tallest building in the British Empire when it opened. A Vancouver heritage building.

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Central City

13450 102 Avenue, Surrey, BC

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Scene was shot Surrey’s Central City development is the unique combination of university campus and shopping mall. The main mall was renovated in 2000 and the office tower housing Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus was constructed in 2003.

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2400 Court Motel

2400 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC V5R 5G9, Canada

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Cleveland Dam

Dam Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7R, Canada

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Scene was shot The Cleveland Dam is located at the head of the Capilano River in North Vancouver. This is not a hydroelectric dam, but is used to hold back the waters of the Capilano watershed for use as drinking water to Vancouver. Popular because of its accessibility as well as the gorgeous views of the lake and mountains behind.

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Vancouver Aquarium (Stanley Park)

Vancouver Aquarium St, Vancouver, BC V6G 3E2, Canada

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Scene was shot The Vancouver Aquarium located in Stanley Park opened in 1956 and was the first aquarium in Canada. This aquarium was the first one in the world to display an orca (though they banned orca capture in ‘96 and haven’t had one in residence since ‘01).

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BC Place Stadium

777 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2X7, Canada

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Scene was shot A large stadium in Vancouver’s downtown, BC Place originally opened in 1983 and featured an inflatable roof. After the roof was torn and deflated in 2007, the stadium was renovated and a retractable roof was installed (those tall columns above the building support the new roof).

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Buntzen Lake

Buntzen Lake, Anmore, BC, Canada

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Scene was shot A large natural lake just to the north of the town of Anmore. Only the south end of the lake is accessible for vehicles but there are extensive hiking trails all around the perimeter.

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Vancouver Art Gallery

750 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2H7, Canada

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Scene was shot The Art Gallery is housed in the former Provincial Courthouse, a Neo-classic building constructed in 1906. This is a Vancouver heritage building.

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Burnaby Central Park

Burnaby Central Park, Burnaby, BC V5S 3R2, Canada

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Scene was shot This large park was founded in 1891 on the border between Burnaby and Vancouver. The woods were originally set aside to serve as a source of masts and spars for the Royal Navy which helped preserve the area from development before it became a park.

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