Beautiful New York

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03-03 Q West Side StoryThe filming locations of West Side Story were rendered completely unrecognizable immediately after filming, due to the construction of what building complex?



  1. geo

    Lincoln Center

  2. John Poirier

    Lincoln center

  3. Mar

    Someone already answered but — yes, Lincoln Center. ( My dad grew up in the old neighborhood, his house, school, basketball field, in full view and he frequented the “fountain shop” as a teen, hundreds of families were all moved out to other apartments for the pre-construction so the neighborhood for a few blocks was a perfect abandoned movie set-)

  4. I often joke to my passengers that the movie had to be kept to the shooting schedule or else the Jets and Sharks would have been dancing on the street with a wrecking ball smashing buildings in the background!

  5. Lincoln Center.

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