The actual locations where the 2014 movie
1:08:35: To get away from the cops, Meghan runs into the nearest building.
That turns out to be an Asian massage parlor, where she encounters the
(The cop says it's at "Vermont & Third". It's not, but that's close.)
This "massage parlor" is actually a Korean BBQ restaurant, located at 901 Vermont Avenue,
Here is a Google StreetView of that rear entrance.
1:09:16: She hides out in a massage room, while the cops are searching the
That front door is at the southwest corner of Vermont & 9th Street.
Here is a matching Google StreetView of the front door.
This scene was shot a long way from Koreatown, as the actual location
This is the corner of Riverside Drive & Forman Avenue,
She is running west down Riverside Drive, and turns north Foreman Ave.
(That's about a mile north of Universal Studios Hollywood,
The building she's running past is the Kabosu Japanese restaurant at 10155 Riverside Drive.
Rounding the corner, she encounters a freeway overpass and construction blocking her route.
This is shot from 4500 block of Forman Avenue, looking north
Here is a matching Google StreetView of the view.
1:12:40: Her path blocked by the construction, she climbs up the freeway embankment
This is not, as you might imagine, the same Ventura Freeway that she just spotted,
Instead, they jumped way across town to the
That's just north of the actual 10 (San Bernardino) Freeway,
It's also right next to (just east of) the campus of Cal-State Los Angeles.
In case you're wondering, no, the tow lot she sees isn't really next to the 710 Freeway.
and the real one, where they shot the following scenes at an actual tow lot.)
1:14:04: With the police hot on her trail, and the freeway empty because of the much talked-about
But half way across, the cops catch up with her. They are about to arrest her, when the
In this scene, she seen is running east across the 710 Freeway.
The overpass seen in the background is for a street that is called
1:15:22: She goes to the tow lot to try to get her car back, but a stubborn employee won't
give it to her. So, she tries to steal it - but isn't very successful in the attempt.
While she's trying to escape, her friends finally show up and rescue her.
This tow lot is nowhere near the 710 Freeway or the 10 Freeway...
It's actually next to the San Diego (405) freeway, in the San Fernando Valley.
This scene was really shot at Classic Club Service, Inc.,
at 15370 Oxnard Street, in Van Nuys, which is about 23 miles
northwest of her previous location on the 710 Freeway.
(As you can see in the screencap below, they put up a fake sign,
reading "Mid-Wilshire Tow", but they also included the company's
real name in smaller letters beneath the fake title.)
Here is a matching Google StreetView of that lot's entrance.
1:21:48: She gets a ride on a KZLA News copter, and we watch it land on a grass field.
This was shot on the north soccer field at Cal-State University Los Angeles;
the field is just north of 5300 Paseo Rancho Castilla.
(In the screencap above, the camera is looking north.)
That's just west of the spot where she crossed the freeway.
The University's official address is 5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles.
Here is a Google StreetView of that field.
1:28:40: In the final scene, we see Meghan and Gordon walking outside of her news studio, after the show.
They are walking east on the south side of Sunset Boulevard, around 5784 Sunset,
and they are crossing Van Ness Street.
The radio tower behind them belongs to KTLA Studios (which is at 5800 W Sunset Blvd).
(The KTLA tower was removed from that corner in late 2014, and will be relocated to its
original location at Sunset & Bronson, to make way for a new office building.)
Here is a matching Google StreetView of the views above.
And here is a matching Google StreetView of the view below.
faked this final shot.
They are originally seen walking EAST on Sunset, over
the Hollywood Freeway.
But when the camera cuts to a shot of them
walking past Denny's,
That Denny's is on the north side, at 5751 Sunset Blvd (Sunset
& Van Ness).
In the screencap above, the tall building on the right side
is at 6255 Sunset Blvd (at Argyle).
The tall building on the left is 6290 Sunset (at Vine).
the striped building behind that one (on the left) is CNN,
Here is a Google StreetView of the same stretch
The photos on this
page are stills from "Walk of Shame"
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