Last Alteration: Friday 24 May 2013

Central Park

GPS Coordinates

40°46'53"-73°58'00" show decimal

Google Earth

Location Point

Central Park
New York, USA

"Hooverville", the shantytown where the homeless lived during the Depression between 1931-33, was located at the drained Central Park Reservoir, which is now the Great Lawn.

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableSkyline

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Photograph taken: 1st November 2008 by Colin Francis

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Daleks in Manhattan
Screen Shot
Filmed: 15 Oct 2006
The Doctor and Martha walk through the park.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot Hill near Woolman Rinkdot

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 19th October 2012 by Harriet Monkhouse

"There are a couple of rocks here, this is the right one!"

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The Angels Take Manhattan
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Filmed: 11 Apr 2012
Reading in the park

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot Rock near Woolman Rinkdot

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Photograph taken: 19th October 2012 by Harriet Monkhouse

"Meet Rock Two! It's a couple of minutes walk south of Rock One - the bridge and the Ritz pinned down the location"

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The Angels Take Manhattan
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Filmed: 11 Apr 2012
Rory volunteers to get some coffee.

 

Additional Notes:

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The single "scene" on screen was actually shot in two different places!

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot Bow Bridgedot

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 19th October 2012 by Harriet Monkhouse

"Not the right angle, but you can see it's the right balustrade and tree"

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The Angels Take Manhattan
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Screen Shot
Filmed: 11 Apr 2012
The Doctor reads from the Melody Malone book.

 

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 19th October 2012 by Harriet Monkhouse

"I think the gable just visible on the left is part of the Dakota Building, where John and Yoko lived. Also you can see what a difference the time of year makes to the trees!"

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The Angels Take Manhattan
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Filmed: 11 Apr 2012
The Doctor reads from the Melody Malone book.

The Angels Take Manhattan
Screen Shot
Filmed: 11 Apr 2012
The Doctor rushes back to find the last page.

 

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Photograph taken: 5th July 2012 by Darren Jamieson

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The Angels Take Manhattan
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Filmed: 11 Apr 2012
The Doctor runs back to their picnic.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot Bethseda Fountaindot

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 19th October 2012 by Harriet Monkhouse

"The light was very different when we were there! Dazzling October sunshine.."

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The Angels Take Manhattan
Screen Shot
Filmed: 11 Apr 2012
Rory heads back to the picnic with some coffee.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableBench

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Photograph taken: 19th October 2012 by Harriet Monkhouse

"The right location, in the Mall (second row of benches walking south from Bethesda Fountain) - the BBC were evidently allowed to move the recycling bin which is blocking the end of the row but we didn't try"

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The Angels Take Manhattan
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Filmed: 11 Apr 2012
The Doctor reads the last page of the book.

 

Other nearby locations:

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Majestic Theatre (Daleks in Manhattan). No route recorded to this location.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Fifth Avenue (The Angels Take Manhattan): 1.20 miles.

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Main Street (The Angels Take Manhattan): 1.81 miles.

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Times Square (The Angels Take Manhattan): 1.85 miles.

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Grand Central Terminal (The Angels Take Manhattan): 2.06 miles.

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Chrysler Building (The Poison Sky): 2.10 miles.

Filming Reports:

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11 Apr 2012: Album - Filming for Doctor Who Series Seven Part 2

In the News:

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12 Apr 2012: On Location Vacations - "More fan photos and videos of Dr. Who filming in Central Park yesterday"

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12 Apr 2012: Splash (video) - "Karen Gillan Films Her Final Scenes for 'Doctor Who' in NY"

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12 Apr 2012: Express - "Matt Smith and Karen Gillan film new episodes of Doctor Who in New York"

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12 Apr 2012: EntertainmentWise - "FIRST LOOK: Brand New Photos Of Dr Who Filming In New York"

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12 Apr 2012: Daily Record - "Scots actress Karen Gillan films her final scenes for Doctor Who in Central Park, New York"

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11 Apr 2012: New York Post - "'Who' York"

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11 Apr 2012: Daily Mail - "Is this the final kiss? Doctor Who stars Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill lock lips in their final few scenes together with Matt Smith in New York"

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11 Apr 2012: EntertainmentWise - "Doctor Who: Karen Gillan's Last Kiss"

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11 Apr 2012: Huffington Post - "Doctor Who Filming - Amy Pond Steals A Kiss While The Doctor Keeps Himself Busy"

Further links about the location:

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New York Times - Article on Hooverville, including location.

Related Stories

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Daleks in Manhattan [15 Oct 2006]: Central Park (city views)

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The Angels Take Manhattan [11 Apr 2012]: The Doctor, Amy and Rory have a picnic

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