New York Film Locations

 





North by Northwest (1959)

New York advertising executive Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant) is kidnapped by a gang of spies led by Philip Vandamm (James Mason), who believe Thornhill is CIA agent George Kaplan. Thornhill escapes, but must find Kaplan in order to clear himself of a murder it is believed he committed. Following Kaplan to Chicago as a fugitive from justice, Thornhill is helped by beautiful Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint). In Chicago, she delivers a message to Kaplan that almost costs Thornhill his life when he is chased across a cornfield by a crop-dusting plane.


CIT Financial Office, 650 Madison Avenue, Manhattan.
   

The Plaza Hotel, 750 5th Avenue and Central Park South, Manhattan.
  The Plaza Hotel in New York City is a landmark 20-story luxury hotel that occupies the west side of Grand Army Plaza, from which it derives its name.

Website: Official Plaza Hotel website
 

United Nations Headquarters, 1st Avenue (btw 42nd and 48th street) Manhattan.
   

Grand Central Terminal, 89 East 42nd Street and Park Avenue, Manhattan.
  Grand Central is a commuter rail terminal station at 42nd Street and Park Avenue. Built by and named for the New York Central Railroad in the heyday of American long-distance passenger rail travel, it is the largest train station in the world by number of platforms.  





 


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