Where Was ‘Modern Love’ Filmed? 9 New York Spots You Can Visit (PHOTOS)

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Copley Plaza

“When the Doorman Is Your Main Man” (Season 1, Episode 1)

Most of the action in this episode takes place in this building at 41 Eastern Parkway in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. Considering the gorgeous interior, the location is definitely worth checking out.

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American Museum of Natural History

“When the Door Man Is Your Main Man” (Season 1, Episode 1)

As the first episode wraps up, Maggie (Cristin Milioti) and Guzmin (Laurentiu Possa) take her daughter Sarah (Marin Ashby) to the Upper West Side museum (at 79th St. and Central Park West) on an outing. They’re celebrating their reunion after the mother and daughter moved away to Los Angeles. It’s a NYC landmark worth visiting.

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Bronx Zoo

“When Cupid Is a Prying Journalist” (Season 1, Episode 2)

At the start of the episode, Josh (Dev Patel) and Emma (Caitlin McGee) leave a job interview together and head for the zoo (2300 Southern Blvd.) where they have a conversation about what makes animals a good match — it then leads to a first kiss. The location is revisited towards the end when they reunite after a period of being broken up. The beloved city spot is made even sweeter by their joyous reconciliation.

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“When Cupid Is a Prying Journalist” (Season 1, Episode 2)

When Catherine Keener’s author character Julie goes out of town for a book signing, she encounters long-lost lover Michael (Andy Garcia). Their story is set in this small riverside suburb that draws you in with its quaint streets.

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Fairway in Red Hook

“Take Me As I Am, Whoever I Am” (Season 1, Episode 3)

In the beginning of this episode, Anne Hathaway’s Lexi makes an early morning stop at the nearby Fairway supermarket (480-500 Van Brunt St. in Brooklyn) for some groceries. She later breaks into dance and song in the parking lot, making it an ideal location to visit if you’re into onscreen musical moments.

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Village East Cinema

“Rallying to Keep the Game Alive” (Season 1, Episode 4)

Sarah (Tina Fey) and Dennis (John Slattery) barely enjoy their date night at this East Village theater (at 12th St. and 2nd Ave.), but this location is a must for movie buffs looking for the small, authentic cinema experience.

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Carl Schurz Park

“So He Looked Like Dad. It Was Just Dinner, Right?” (Season 1, Episode 6)

Also appearing in “The Race Grows Sweeter Near Its Final Lap” (Season 1, Episode 8), this gorgeous Upper East Side park (running from E. 84th St to E. 90th St. on the East River) serves as the setting for a serious conversation between coworkers Peter (Shea Whigham) and Maddy (Julia Garner).

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Long Island City

“Hers Was a World of One” (Season 1, Episode 7)

This episode which features the adoption journey of couple Tobin (Andrew Scott) and Andy (Brandon Kyle Goodman) with wanderer Karla (Olivia Cooke) takes place largely in the Queens neighborhood of Long Island City. One particular giveaway includes the letters LIC, seen behind Scott here, when Tobin is looking for Karla who ran off.

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Cornelia Street

“The Race Grows Sweeter Near Its Final Lap” (Season 1, Episode 8)

In the final moments of the last episode, characters from past episodes reappear, and in a sweet moment, Josh bumps into Julie again and tells her about his rekindled relationship. The action happens at the now-closed Cornelia Street Cafe in the West Village, but the street is still worth walking down to see the other locations visible in the background.

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Amazon Prime Video’s new anthology series, Modern Love, tells different stories in each episode, but one recurring character throughout is the city of New York.

Location plays a big role in the action and informs the characters viewers meet, as each vignette is inspired by an entry in the New York Times column of the same name. For anyone curious about where the episodes were filmed, we’ve got you covered.

Scroll through the gallery above to find out where these love stories were shot so you can take the Modern Love tour for yourself!

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