The Plaza Hotel.

The Plaza Hotel's first significant appearance in a movie was for Alfred Hitchcock's 1959 classic North By Northwest. Since then, The Plaza has been featured in many films, including Plaza Suite, The Way We Were, The Great Gatsby, Barefoot in the Park, Funny Girl, Cotton Club, Almost Famous, Brewster's Millions, Crocodile Dundee I and II and Home Alone II: Lost In New-York

Central Park Carousel

Since 1871, a carousel has operated at this location in Central Park. The current Central Park Carousel replaced the original that was destroyed in a fire in 1950. Built-in 1908, the current carousel was originally on Coney Island and is famous for having the largest hand-carved horses of any carousel. The Central Park Carousel was featured in such movies as Up The Sandbox, I'm Not Rappaport, The Spanish Prisoner, and The Producers.

Sheep Meadow

This 15-acre area of Central Park was originally intended to be used for military drills but instead was used for grazing sheep until 1934. Sheep Meadow was where famous scenes from It Could Happen to You, Fisher King, Wall Street, and Manchurian Candidate was shot. The animated film Ants was also supposed to take place in Sheep Meadow

The Mall and Literary Walk

One of Central Park's few formal elements, the 40-foot-wide Mall is flanked by quadruple rows of American Elm trees. The Mall can be seen in scenes from Big Daddy, Kramer vs. Kramer, and Maid in Manhattan

Bow Bridge

This handsome cast-iron bridge is one of Central Park's most famous and romantic landmarks. The Bow Bridge was used in scenes from Autumn in New York, Keeping The Faith, and Uptown Girls.

Bethesda Terrace Stairs

The two sets of stairs at Bethesda Terrace afford visitors great views of the Lake, the fountain, and the Ramble in the distance. They have also served as the sets in films such as It Should Happen to You, Prisoner of 2nd Avenue, and Out of Towners.

Angel Fountain at Bethesda

The only sculpture commissioned in the original design of Central Park, the Angel of the Waters Fountain is also one of the most photographed fountains in the world. You may remember this fountain for its appearances in Angels in America, Ransom, and Stewart Little II.

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