Filmed in LA, the iconic houses set

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Los Angeles is an open, eclectic, and colorful playground for Hollywood. Today, I want to focus especially on real houses appearing in some of my favorites TV shows, movies, and video clips. Let’s chase down these filming locations!

* Please respect properties, their owners, and neighborhood as these filming locations are private residences*

Modern Family

Modern family is a comedy TV show aired from 2009 to 2020.

Story: Three different family navigating through life, love, and challenges.

Dunphy family’s House

Dunleer Dr, Los Angeles, CA, 90064

Mitchel Pritchett and Cameron Tucker’s House (Jesse Taylor Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet)

2213 Fox Hills Dr Los Angeles, CA 90064

Gloria and Jay Pritchett’s house (Sofia Vergara and Ed O’Neill)

121 S Cliffwood Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90049


Thriller is a video clip featuring Michael Jackson


1345 Carroll Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Beverly Hills, 90210 

Beverly Hills, 90210 is a teen drama TV show aired from 1990 to 2000.

Story: Beverly Hills teens’ friendship and relationship from high school, college, and adulthood.

There are a lot of locations all around LA, here are a few:

The Walsh’s home (Shannen Doherty and Jason Priestley)

1675 E Altadena Dr, Altadena

Donna Martin and Kelly Taylor’s appartment (Tori Spelling and Jenny Garth)

3500 The Strand, Hermosa Beach

Dylan McKay’s House

1605 E Altadenan Drive, Altadena, CA

Jesses and Andrea Zuckerman’s appartment (Gabrielle Carteris)

5700 Kester Ave, Van Nuys, CA

Kelly Taylor’s House (Jenny Garth)

3959 Longridge Avenue, Sherman Oaks, CA

– Andrea Zuckerman’s home (season 1) (Gabrielle Carteris): 540 N. Gramercy Place, Los Angeles CA

– Steven Sanders’ House: 6711 Bosque Drive, Encino, CA  The Iny Estate

— The Ashe Family House: 15912 Woodvale Road, Encino, CA

Back to the future

Back to the future is a science fiction movie released in 1985.

Story:  Marty McFly  (Michael J. Fox) and Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd)  are traveling through time, from the 80s to the 50s.

Marty McFly’s home

9303 Roslyndale Ave, Pacoima

Marty McFly’s home

Marty McFly’s 1955 mother home

1727 Bushnell Ave, Pasadena, CA

George McFly’s home

1711 Bushnell Ave, Pasadena

Doc Brown’s home (Christopher Lloyd)

The Gamble House, 4 Westmoreland Pl, Pasadena, CA, 91103

Doc Brown’s workshop (Christopher Lloyd)

The Gamble House, 4 Westmoreland Pl, Pasadena, CA, 91103

(it’s the Gamble House bookshop)

Doc Brown’s home(front door and interior)

1177 Hillcrest Ave, Pasadena, CA

 Fast and Furious

Fast and Furious are a series of action movies released from 2001-2020.

Story: Undercover Policeman Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) infiltrates an illegal street racing crew lead by Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel).

Dominic Toretto’s garage (Vin Diesel)

Bob’s market, 1234 West Avenue 28 523, Los Angeles, CA

Dominic and his sister Mia’s house (Vin Diesel and Jordana Brewster)

722 East Kensington Road, Echo Park, Los Angeles, CA, 90026

A Star is Born

A Star is Born (2018 remake) is a musical drama movie.

Story: Romance and musical success of Ally (Lady Gaga) spotlighted by musician Jackson Maine (Bradley cooper).

Ally’s Family Home (Lady Gaga)

739 E Kensington Rd, Los Angeles, CA, 90026

American Horror Story

American Horror Story is a horror TV show aired from 2011 to 2020

Story: Each of the nine seasons have different storylines with the same actors playing various characters.

American Horror Story

1120 Westchester Pl, Los Angeles, CA, 90019

This house can be seen in various other TV shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Bones, and movies like Alfred Hitchcock Presents.


Charmed is a supernatural TV show aired from 1998 to 2006. There was a reboot in 2008.

Story: The Halliwell sisters -Prue (Shannen Doherty), Piper (Holly Marie Combs), and Phoebe (Alyssa Milano) – are powerful witches protecting people from evils and demons.

The Halliwell’s Manor

1329 Carroll Ave, Los Angeles, CA.

Dan Gordon’s manor

1337 Carroll Ave, Los Angeles, CA.

 Melrose Place

Melrose Place is a drama TV show aired from 1992 to 1999.

Story: Loves and lives of friends living in Melrose Place.

Melrose Apartment building

4616 Greenwood Pl. Los Feliz, CA.

Amanda’s Condo

4265 Marina City Drive, Marina Del Ray, CA

Meredith Parker’s House

1547 Council Street, Los Angeles, CA


Grease is a rock ‘n’ roll movie musical released in 1978.

Story: 50’s High School romance and drama featuring Danny Zuko (John Travolta) and Sandy Olsson (Olivia Newton-John).

Frenchie’s home (Didi Conn)

4524 Kingswell Ave, Los Feliz


Californication is a comedy-drama TV show aired from 2007 to 2014

Story: New Yorker novelist Hank Moody moves in Venice Beach as he is struggling with writing and his personal life.

There are many locations over the city, especially in Venice Beach:

Hank Moody’s home (David Duchovny)

26 Brooks Avenue, Venice, CA 90291

Charlie and Marcy Runkle’s house (Evan Handler and Pamela Adlon)

2429 Frey Avenue, Venice, CA 90291

Bill Lewis’home (Damian Yong)

2420 McKinley Avenue, Venice, CA 90291

Karen and Macy’s home (season 6) (Natascha McElhone and Pamela Adlon)

16 Park Avenue, Venice, CA 90291


Baywatch is a drama TV show aired from 1989 to 2001.

Story: Los Angeles lifeguards patrolling and saving beach-goers.

Mitch Buchannon (David Hasselhoff ) and his son Hobie (Brandon Call in season 1 and Jeremy Jackson season 2-9) lived in this cute house in Venice Canals (469 Sherman Canal, Venice).

How to Get Away With Murders

How to Get Away with Murders is a legal thriller TV show aired from 2014 to 2020.

Story: Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) is a brillant criminal defense attorney and a charismatic defense law professor. She leads a group of five talented students to assist with cases.

Annalise Keating’s house (Viola Davis)

1129 W 27th St, Los Angeles, CA, 90026

Catch Me If You Can

Catch me if you can is a bibliographical crime movie released in 2002.

Story: At 18, Frank Abagnale, Jr. (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a brilliant forger, from pilot to bank robber, chased by FBI Agent Carl Hanratty (Tom Hanks).

Frank’s mother house (Leonardo DiCaprio)

3077 E California Blvd, Pasadena

Did you recognize these houses? Which one is your favorite?

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