The Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool, mentioned in this article, is slated
for demolition late in 2014. They discovered seismic deficiencies in
the old building, so it will be torn down, and eventually replaced with
a new pool.
Palapa, the patio café which was the scene of several different
"Dexter" scenes over the years, is attached to the west side of the
pool building, so it will most likely be torn down as well.
A. In previous seasons, I've
usually had to hunt down the locations after viewing the episodes,
using clues from the various scenes. By the 6th season, though,
I'd developed a small group of fans, spies & tipsters who kept an
eye out for Dexter filming in their neighborhoods, and would let me know
in advance when something was about to film there.
Between those reports, my own personal reconnaissance around town, and a
few new resources I discovered, by the time the first episode aired, I
already knew most (but not all) of the filming locations, and only
needed to watch the episodes and match up the scenes with the correct
This group of helpful fans includes Kerry, Rick, Ellen, Susan,
Jason, Elaine, Joel, Julie, Geoff, Jeff, and others. My thanks to all
In this case, I'm very familiar
with the area, so I recognized it immediately. I'd know that Olympic Pool building anywhere...