New York Film Locations

 





Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Ted Kramer (Dustin Hoffman) is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna (Meryl Streep) can not take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy. When he has learned to adjust his life to these new responsibilities, Joanna resurfaces and wants Billy back. Ted however refuses to give him up, so they go to court to fight for the custody of their son.


The Mall, Central Park, Manhattan.
  A walkway leading to the beautiful Bethesda Terrace, the Central Park Mall runs through the middle of the Park from 66th to 72nd street. It remains the sole formal feature of Olmsted and Vaux's naturalistic creation.  

Public School 6, East 82nd Street and Madison Avenue, Manhattan.
   

East 82nd Street and Madison Avenue, Manhattan.
   

otsoNY Comments: The scene btw Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep in the restaurant was filmed at JG Melon's on 74th and 3rd in Manhattan. A framed still from the film hangs on the wall next to the table where the scene was shot.

JG Melon's Restaurant, 1291 3rd Avenue and 74th Street, Manhattan.
   





 


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