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Thank You To Karen For Telling Me About The House In The Suburbs Location

  • (0:02)  Sara's House In The Suburbs / 912 Singer Avenue, Lemont

  • (0:02)  Sara's High School In The Suburbs / Lemont High School; 800 Porter Street, Lemont

  • (0:04)  Sara And Her Mother Saying Good Bye For The Last Time / Roughly 110 Stephen Street, Lemont

  • (0:05)  The Fatal Accident / 230 Amstutz Expressway, Waukegan (Note: The Car Was Traveling South As She Was Nearing The Cty A22 Road Overpass)

  • (0:06)  The Train Station / Union Station; 210 S. Canal Street, Chicago

  • (0:07)  Sara's New House In Chicago / 1939 S. Sawyer Avenue, Chicago  (Note: The Front Porch Has Changed Some But You Will Know It Is The Correct House Since It Is Directly Under The El Tracks)

  • (0:09)  The High School / Wendell Phillips Academy High School; 244 E. Pershing Road, Chicago

  • (0:38)  The Exterior Of The Steps Club / 344 N. Canal Street, Chicago (Note: This Is Just A Warehouse Exterior And I Assume The Interior Was Just A Huge Set. Also, When They Are Walking From The Club They Are Heading South On Canal Street Toward The Railroad Tracks)

  • (0:48)  Derek Walking And Explaining To Sara His Friendship For Malakai / Walking South On S. Wabash Avenue Coming Up To Harrison Street, Chicago (Note: The Area Has Changed A Lot Since The Movie Was Made. A Lot Of New Buildings.)

  • (0:50)  The Alley Where They Sneak Up The Fire Escape To The Dance Studio / Still Searching For This Location

  • (0:55)  Derek Taking Sara To The Ballet / Chicago Theater; 175 N. State Street, Chicago

  • (0:58)  Derek And Sara Talking By The River After The Ballet / They Are On The North Side Of The Chicago River Between Clark Street And Dearborn Street, Chicago

  • (1:04)  Sara Dancing Under The El / Was Told It Was A Block Or So From Her Home But Since The Movie Was Made The El Has Been Remodeled And You Would Not Even Recognize Where She Would Have Been

  • (1:15)  The Drive By Shooting Attempt While The Guys Play Basketball / 701 S. California Avenue, Chicago (Note: The Court Runs East To West Along The South Side Of Flournoy Street)

  • (1:33)  Small Playground Near Chenille And Derek's House / Millard Park; 1331 S. Millard Avenue, Chicago

  • (1:35)  Derek Going To Tell Malakai He Wants Out Of The Revenge Of The Drive By  /  Under The El Just East Of 310 47th Street, Chicago (Note: The Spot Under The El Is On The South Side Of The Street)

  • (1:38)  Sara Auditioning For Juilliard / Still Searching For This Location

  • (1:39)  The Revenge Drive By Shooting And Subsequent Car Catching Fire / 204 N. California Avenue, Chicago

10 comments:

  1. If you care anymore the Small Playground Near Chenille And Derek's House is in the 1300 block of South Millard (around 1329 South Millard Avenue)

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    1. Thank you as I have since updated the page. I have it 1355.

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    2. I live 1316 S. Millard.....across the street from the park, my kids play there everyday.

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  2. The first picture of the blue house is 912 Singer Avenue, Lemont, IL 60439. I live in the house and was living there when the house was filmed

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    1. Hello Karen, thank you for the info. I hope to be in the area in the next month to take pictures. I figured I would never know of this location. Thanks again you are a class act.

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  3. I used to live at 1321 S. MILLARD and before this site was made I used to say this is my old block, I know it is, I just know it and now some years later this site is made and I was right, I will never forget that playground I have so many memories on that block but my dad moved us when I was 13...also I knew that bus stop on California was in this movie I used to catch the bus there all the time from the green line el station. I just want to say thank you for creating this page because I am validated

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  4. The interior of the Steps Club was Crobar Nightclub. 1543 N. Kingsbury.

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  5. The kids playing basketball is on west side of Chicago, Flournoy and California.

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    1. Hi, thank you for the location. I have updated the page. Thanks again

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  6. I'm coming to this a little late, but I read the audition scene was filmed at the Athenaeum Theatre at 2936 N Southport. I just had my daughter watch the scene (she's performed on the stage) and she said- yup! That's pretty much it! Hope that helps!

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