TOP 20 FILMING LOCATIONS FROM HBO’S GIRLS
Top 20 Locations From HBO’s Hit Show Girls
For those of us who watch the hit show Girls on HBO, which follows the lives of four young women living in New York City, starring Lena Dunham as Hannah Horvath and Allison Williams as Marnie Michaels. We have followed the girls on their rollercoaster ride throughout the six seasons and now know via an announcement made earlier this year by Lena Dunham, that their journey is soon coming to an end with season 6 officially being the final season of Girls. To celebrate our love of the show Girls we are counting down our Top 20 locations from one of our all-time favorite series.
20. Murals on 54 63 West 54th Street
Season 1, EP 1. Where it all began! Hannah’s parents reveal they’re cutting her off over
19. Cafe Mugador 133 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn
Season 4 EP 6 Hannah, Marnie, Shosh, Jessa, and Elijah talk about their futures.
Hannah decides to teach.
18. Meow Parlor 46 Hester Street (doubling as Japan)
Season 5 EP 5 The “kitty cafe” where Shosh works. Her former boss Abigail runs into
her there and thinks it’s a “sex hut.”
17. Sweet Emma’s 146 Sullivan Street
Season 3 Ep 5 Jessa gets a job here.
Season 3 Ep 8 Jessa’s “friend” Johnny from rehab finds her here; she later steals petty
cash to buy more coke.
16. Roberta’s Pizza 261 Moore Street at Bogart, Brooklyn
Season 2 EP 10 Marnie storms out when she realizes Charlie wants to have casual sex
with her; outside they decide to be together.
15. Harding’s 32 East 21st Street
Season 5, Ep 2 Elijah meets Dill here after blowing off Hannah’s dad’s “gay butt sex
emergency.” Outside he’s convinced he blew it, but then Dill’s car pulls up…
14. Greenhouse 150 Varick Street
Season 2 Episode 3 Hannah and Elijah come here to party after they get high on coke;
Hannah trades shirts with another club-goer for a mesh tank that exposes her nipples.
13. Luna Park, Coney Island Brooklyn
Season 5 Ep 2 Jessa and Adam go here (it’s doubling as the San Genarro festival) as
friends, and their budding attraction becomes obvious.
12. Saxon and Parole 316 Bowery at Bleecker
Season 4 Ep 8 Shoshanna and Scott’s first date. They spot celebs at the bar.
11. Spring Street Natural, 62 Spring Street at Lafayette
Season 4 Ep 1 Marnie and Desi’s first gig. The rude crowd makes Marnie flee in tears;
Elijah talks to her outside and tells her she has to toughen up.
10. The Globe, 158 East 23rd
Season 3 EP 10 Hannah and Adam take their role-play in the bar outside; a passerby
thinks it’s real and punches Adam in the face.
9. Toby’s Estate, 125 N 6th Street between Berry and Bedford, Brooklyn
Season 4 EP 8 Desi proposes to Marnie
8. The Gutter, 200 N14th Street, Brooklyn
Season 4 EP 9 Ray’s victory party; Ray wins the election with Shosh’s help; Marnie
announces her engagement; Adam can’t go in because Hannah will be there.
7. Peter Luger, 178 Broadway, Brooklyn
Season 2 EP 4 Jessa meets Thomas John’s parents and it’s a disaster; after they have
a massive fight and break up.
6. Ray’s (Speedy Romeo’s irl) 376 Classon Avenue, Brooklyn
Ray gets his own shop! Season 4 EP 10 Marnie and Desi meet with a label here and
after argue about who’s “the douche.” Shosh comes by to ask Ray’s advice about
5. Zio, 17 West 19th Street
Season 5 EP 2 Hannah meets her dad to talk about his “gay butt sex emergency.”
4. Gramercy Park Hotel, 2 Lexington Avenue
Season 3 EP 8 Hannah is assigned a “listicle” about the hotel and decides to throw
Adam a party to celebrate Major Barbara; Marnie, just dumped by Ray, meets Desi and
start hamonizing with him; Jessa comes by with Johnny and they’re both high.
3. “45 Bushwick Ave” (actually Meserole between Bushwick Place and Morgan Ave)
Season 1 EP 7 “The Best Party Ever” Hannah sees Adam out in the world for the first
time and tries to hide from him; Shosh has her “crackcident” and meets Ray; Jessa
inadvertently invites Jeff (whose family she nannies for) and hangs out with him, leading
to a proposition and trip to the emergency room.
2. Cafe Grumpy 93 Meserole Avenue, Brooklyn
Ray is the manager here; Hannah briefly works here.
Season 2 Ep 5 Hannah meets Joshua (played by Patrick Wilson) here and spends an
idyllic day with him.
Season 3 EP 1 Adam is being confronted by Natalia and her friend (played by Amy
Shumer) about why he dumped her when Hannah walks in.
1. Hannah’s Stoop 1616 India Street, Brooklyn
Season 1 EP 10 – Marnie moves out
Season 2 EP 10 – Adam runs to Hannah’s while he facetimes with her
Season 5 EP 10 – Hannah runs back and forth past her stoop, ignoring her parents who are sitting there.
(and many more…)