Gossip Girl Filming Locations

  • 01 of 09

    New York Palace Hotel

    Palace Hotel
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    The New York Palace Hotel is used as the home of the Chuck Bass, as well as the Van der Woodson family on Gossip Girl. The restaurant GILT was located in the New York Palace Hotel, and was well-known for being featured in a scene where Serena enjoys a grilled cheese sandwich with truffles. GILT is now closed.

    New York Palace Hotel

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  • 02 of 09

    Museum of the City of New York

    Museum of the City of New York
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    The front of the Museum of the City of New York is used in Gossip Girl as the front entrance to the Constance Billard School for Girls and St. Jude School for Boys.

    Museum of the City of New York

    • Address: 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd St.
    • Website: www.mcny.org
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  • 03 of 09

    Steps at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Metropolitan Museum of Art new york
    ••• Alex Proimos / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 2.0

    The Steps at the Metropolitan Museum of Art are where Blaire often has lunch with her friends on Gossip Girl. The show makes it seem as if the museum steps are just across the street from the school, but in reality, the locations used for the school and the Metropolitan Museum of Art are many blocks away.

    Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • 04 of 09

    Dylan's Candy Bar

    Dylan's Candy Bar
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    Dylan's Candy Bar is where Dan and Vanessa hang out while Vanessa buys Nate an anniversary gift of sour gummy worms on Gossip Girl. With over 5,000 types of candy and 15,000 square feet of retail space, Dylan's Candy Bar is the largest candy store in the world and it was opened in 2001 by Dylan Lauren, daughter of Ralph Lauren.

    Dylan's Candy Bar

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  • 05 of 09

    Henri Bendel

    Henri Bendel
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    Henri Bendel is a favorite shopping destination on Gossip Girl. The Gossip Girl Season Two Premiere Party was actually held at Henri Bendel and many dresses and accessories used on the show come from Henri Bendel, including both Serena and Blaire's prom dresses. Henri Bendel was used as a shooting location when Jenny Humphrey calls her brother Dan having a "fashion emergency" as she looks for a dress for the Kiss on the Lips Party.

    Henri Bendel

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  • 06 of 09

    Barrio Chino

    Barrio Chino
    ••• Pete Jelliffe / Flickr / CC BY-ND 2.0

    Barrio Chino is featured as a location on Gossip Girl during a flashback scene where Serena Van der Woodson stumbles out of a bar drunk on Thanksgiving and bumps into Dan Humphrey.

    Barrio Chino

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  • 07 of 09

    Babycakes NYC

    babycakes
    ••• Alyson Redding / Flickr / CC BY-ND 2.0

    Dan Humphrey emerges from Babycakes NYC with Thanksgiving pies before bumping into Serena Van der Woodson as she stumbles out onto Broome Street. Dan ends up dropping the pies when he stops Serena from getting hit by a car. Babycakes is now Erin McKenna’s Bakery.

    Babycakes NYC

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  • 08 of 09

    Cafe Habana

    Cafe Habana new york
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    Dan Humphrey gets sandwiches for himself and his dad at Cafe Habana on Gossip Girl.

    Cafe Habana

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  • 09 of 09

    Tory Burch Shop

    257 Elizabeth Street
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    Tory Burch fashions are discussed on Gossip Girl, and Blake Lively was spotted wearing a Tory Burch Sgt Pepper jacket on the set of Gossip Girl. Tory Burch actually makes an appearance (as herself) in the fourth episode of Season 3 of Gossip Girl.

    Tory Burch Shop:

    • Address: 257 Elizabeth Street
    • Hours: Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
    • Phone: 212-334-3000
    • Website: www.toryburch.com