I’d forgotten how much I missed reading your stories and seeing your photos. Today, the el-train and tunnel remain, but the boarded-up brick building is now a vacant lot. In this new video, photographed and edited by Mad World aficionados George Ann Muller and Paul Scrabo, you can see all the major California locations from Stanley Kramer’s megacomedy as they currently look, alongside the corresponding images from the film. The garages on the left have been repaired, but the rare brick street remains! In 2011, my good friend Brad asked me to find the locations where the movie was filmed, and I quickly discovered the texaschainsawmassacre.net site, run by Tim Harden. Edit. I work on a film set and would fully support Tom Cruise yelling at me in exactly the same way if I were to disregar…. Still, since this movie is a classic, I am sure there are some out there that might want to see where it was filmed at. (Philadelphia) Filming location for riverside bridge Rocky Balboa runs past during his “Gonna Fly Now” training montage in Philly. Making his rounds the next day, Rocky swings into the pet store to chat with Adrian, his friend’s sister. Philly, You’ve Changed: The “Rocky” Filming Locations, 1976 and Today, The Most Famous Sitcom Residences In New York City, The Filming Locations of Annie Hall, Part 1 – New York, You’ve Changed. Rocky heads through an abandoned yard. It's easy to find gritty. This, like much of Rocky’s home turf, was filmed in the Kensington neighborhood, historically an Irish American working class neighborhood. It was later renovated in the 1990s to become the Oscar De La Hoya Youth Boxing Center, and more recently, demolished to build a charter school. There’s something so perfectly appropriate to the film that, out of literally countless iconic Philadelphia locations they could have led off with, this is what was chosen. Vern Tessio's house - 26403 Franklin Rd. Upper Darby Have a budding romance? If you enjoyed reading this post, would you consider making a donation to help me make my first movie? The final location in Rocky, the arena for his bout with Apollo Creed, was filmed in Los Angeles, so let's end it here. Today, the yard is a self-storage operation: Rocky swings onto Noble and heads for Columbus. Rocky is a 1976 American sports drama film directed by John G. Avildsen, written by and starring Sylvester Stallone. Trains no longer pass through this area, and the brick building on the right is gone: A quick close-up showing the train bridge: Rocky goes to a local bar, the Lucky Seven Tavern at 2800 Ormes Street. Find something nearby."). Posted by: Scout RockyAddIn_107