Southern California locations where
The class is held in the "Speech and Communications" building you see in the screencap below.
of the campus of Cal-State University Dominguez Hills, at 1000 E. Victoria Street, in Carson, CA.
(In the above shot, the camera is looking west/southwest.)
This condo can be found at 325 S. Orange Grove Blvd, in Pasadena, CA.
That's at the northwest corner of Orange Grove & Arbor Street, just across the street from
(north of) Tournament House, the headquarters of the Tournament of Roses Association.
(The annual Rose Parade starts on Orange Grove, heads north to Colorado Blvd, then turns west.)
Here is a Google StreetView of the condo.
This scene was shot on the 17300 block of Parthenia Street, in Northridge, CA.
He's heading east on Parthenia, west of Louise Ave. In the shot above, he's passing 17322 Parthenia St.
(Here is a Google StreetView panorama of the street.)
This entire, multi-shot scene was filmed in a relatively small grid just northwest of where
But since that's a spot where several the borders of several Valley towns meet,
This is a long sequence, so I'll just pick out a few of the locations glimpsed during their ride:
They are heading east on Burbank Blvd in Encino, nearing Encino Ave, around 17500 Burbank Blvd.
34:34: We see them scootering over the river on a bridge.
They are heading north on Balboa Blvd, at approximately 6115 Balboa, in Van Nuys, on the east side of a bridge which passes over the L.A. River, in the Balboa Sports Center park.
This same location on Balboa Blvd is seen later (at 35:05) when he talks to Talia about what they do next - she says stop somewhere to eat.
34:45: We see the scooter-riders pass real bikers outside a red storefront.
They are heading south on Reseda Blvd, past Captain Ed's smoke shop, at 7011 Reseda Blvd, in Reseda, CA.
34:53: We see them curve towards a freeway overpass.
They are heading east on Burbank Blvd, just before it passes under the Ventura (101) freeway, at approximately 18400 Burbank Blvd, Tarzana.
34:56: We see then pass Waadt Appliances.
They turn west off (southbound) Burbank Blvd onto Sherman Way, at approximately 16919 Sherman Way, in Van Nuys.
It's also where Larry later gets a job as a fry cook, and helps Talia with her bookkeeping.
Believe it or not, this actually is a coffee shop called Frank's Restaurant.
It's on the south side of Olive, just west of Victory Blvd., about a mile south of the K-Mart
Inside, the old place looks just like it did in the movie. But that classic look has resulted in
We see the place again, late in the movie (1:26:43), for a key scene where Julia shows up at the restaurant.
Inside her car, Mercedes (Julia Roberts) is singing along loudly to a Gilbert & Sullivan opera,
So Larry reaches into her car and quickly re-programs her GPS unit, solving the problem
The tree-lined street they are driving on is the 500 block of Arbor Street, in Pasadena, CA.
This is the same street that runs right past her condo. In fact, the roof seen sticking up above the
During the drive, they are heading west on Arbor, traveling one block, from Orange Grove to Grand Ave.
In the screencap below, they stop at the corner of Arbor Street & Grand Ave, with the camera looking east.
(Here is a Google StreetView of the scene.)
She tells him to take off his pants, so that he can try on some of the clothes.
The camera is looking west as the two scooters enter the facility.
(Here is a Google StreetView of the facility.)
(Thanks for the tip, David.)
"Larry Crowne" locations!
The photos on this
stills from "Larry Crowne"
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