New York Film Locations

Stepmom (1998)

Last Updated: April 2019

Anna and Ben, the two children of Jackie (Susan Sarandon) and Luke (Ed Harris), have to cope with the fact that their parents divorced and that there is a new woman in their father's life: Isabel (Julia Roberts), a successful photographer. She does her best to treat the kids in a way that makes them still feel at home when being with their dad, but also loves her work and does not plan to give it up. But Jackie, a full-time mother, regards Isabel's efforts as offensively insufficient. She can't understand that work can be important to her as well as the kids. The conflict btw them is deepened by the sudden diagnose of cancer, which might may be deadly for Jackie. They all have to learn a little in order to grow together.

Spring Street and Wooster Street, Manhattan.


Conservatory Water Central Park (from 72nd to 75th Street) Manhattan.


Belvedere Castle, Central Park, Manhattan.


L'Absinthe Restaurant, 227 East 67th Street and 2nd Avenue, Manhattan.


Isabel's Apartment, 139 Spring Street and Wooster Street, Manhattan.


Washington Square Park North, Manhattan.

Washington Square North

Washington Square North, also called "The Row" presents a unified line of Late Classical townhouses along the northern side of Washington Square Park. In the 1840s, New York City's elite established Washington Square, far from the increasingly commercial environment of Lower Manhattan, as the address of choice. Anchored by the mansion of William C. Rhinelander at the center of Washington Square North, "the Row" of Greek Revival town houses on either side of Fifth Avenue presented the unified and dignified appearance of privilege. When the center of New York society moved north after the American Civil War, the houses on the square came to represent the gentility of a bygone age. Henry James, whose grandmother lived at 18 Washington Square North, brilliantly depicted this nostalgic view in his 1881 novel, Washington Square. Today, most of the buildings belong to New York University's campus facilities.


Wollman Rink (btw East 62nd & 63rd Street) Central Park, Manhattan.



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