North by Northwest (1959) Filming Locations

Location #11: The art gallery’s entrance


This is a studio backlot / movie set

Note from the Webmaster: The address is given as 1212 North Michigan Avenue, which doesn’t exist in real life.

Location #12: The airport


Chicago Midway International Airport, South Cicero Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States

Location #13: Mt. Rushmore

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Mount Rushmore National Memorial, South Dakota 244, Keystone, South Dakota, United States

Note from the Webmaster: The Mt. Rushmore we see at the end of the film isn’t the actual Mt. Rushmore. It was rebuilt on a set.

Location #14: Vandamm’s house


This is a studio backlot / movie set

One thought on “North by Northwest (1959) Filming Locations

  1. Steve Amis

    Don’t know where to put this but “Location #2: Roger arrives at the hotel” is almost correct but not quite. The address – 768 5th Avenue – is indeed for the Plaza Hotel but the modern photo you have is the front door. Cary Grant entered the hotel from the side entrance on Central Park South.


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