The Ice Harvest

Thank You To Duane Schutz For Finding The "Tease O' Rama Location And Velvet Touch" Also, Thank You To Patrick For Finding The Gas Station And Thank You To Brian Secrest For Letting Me Know Where The House Was Located!!

  • (0:00)  Charlie Arglist Standing In The Middle Of The Country / Somewhere Near Marango, Illinois

  • (0:01)  Wichita Commercial Bank / Former First National Bank; Southeast Corner Of Genesee Street And Washington Street, Waukegan

  • (0:02)  Church Seen In Opening Credits / St. Paul's Lutheran Church; 824 N. Lewis Avenue, Waukegan

  • (0:04)  Charlie's Condo Garage Area / Still Searching For This Location

  • (0:05)  Sweet Cage Strip Club / Mathon's Seafood; 6 E. Clayton Street, Waukegan (Note: This Building Has Since Been Torn Down)

  • (0:12)  Charlie Getting Pulled Over As His Car Spins On The Ice / Belvidere Street Nearing The Intersection Of S. Dilger Avenue, Waukegan (Note: He Was Traveling East On Belvidere)

  • (0:13)  Tease-O-Rama Strip Club / Old Anchor Lounge; 2046 N. Sheridan Road, North Chicago (Note: The Building Has Since Been Torn Down)

  • (0:26)  Visiting Pete's Family / 303 Douglas Avenue, Waukegan (Note: The 2nd Screen Shot Is The Actual House)

  • (0:28)  Charlie And Pete Having A Discussion In the Car Waiting For The Light To Change / The Car Is Facing South On N. County Road At The Washington Street Intersection

  • (0:33)  Exterior Of The Brass Candle Restaurant / Still Searching For This Location

  • (0:36)  Pete's House / Still Searching For This Location

  • (0:42)  Velvet Touch / 1900 Washington Street, Waukegan (Note: The Building Has Since Been Torn Down And Replaced With A Newer Building)

  • (0:44)  Charlie Puking Off A Bridge / Main Street Bridge, Carpentersville

  • (0:46)  Vic's House / Still Searching For This Location

  • (0:59)  The Pond Where Vic Falls Into / This Location Is A Total Fake According To The Directer Commentary

  • (1:05)  The Citgo Gas Station / 170 Lake Marian Road, Carpentersville (Note: It Is No Longer A Citgo Gas Station)


  1. Thank you to Patrick for finding the gas station location!!!

    1. The 303 Douglas location (in the first shot) is in Waukegan. It was my Grandmothers house. Coincidentally, the Parkway restaurant, where other scenes were shot, was owned by my Grandfather and family for over 50 years.
      Aside from being a great movie, I always get a kick out of my families ties to it.

  2. Awesome job Patrick. I worked on these sets and I don't even remember them all. 00:26 the 303 location is believe was in Waukegan not far from North Ave. It is 303 west something. Check street view possibly Douglas.

  3. Thank you Brian for giving me the info to locate the 303 house as yes it was Douglas!!!

  4. The photo of the "Tease-O-Rama is really a liquor store located on the NW corner of Grand and Butrick in Waukegan.

    1. Hi Jim it turns out that was incorrect. Someone else pointed out to me that it was in North Chicago. I really agreed with you until I saw the other building and for sure that one is it.

  5. The Brass Candle restaurant (at least the interior shots) was apparently the Parkway Restaurant on Belvidere Road in Waukegan, not far from where the car spinning scene was filmed. Like the Mathon's restaurant, both were closed down at the time and then torn down after the filming.

  6. the tease o rama was the anchor lounge in north chicago and has been torn down. the citgo was a mile north of their and is still their. the velvet touch was on washington and lewis and was torn down after filming.the gargage are is a condo complex across from abbott park on waukegan rd (rt 43)

    1. Hi Duane thank you for the info. I still believe the gas station is in Carpentersville but the other two are spot on. too bad each of them are now torn down. I was not sure what you meant on the end of the paragraph.