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On Location: In Arnold's Shoes

California

 

The 'Alamo Gunshop'
What better place for a cyborg to stock up on phased plasma rifles?

Real location:
Mexico Auto Sales
14329 Victory Boulevard
Van Nuys in the San Fernando Valley.

Tiki Motel
The motel, where Reese teaches Connor survival skills and where, presumably,
John Connor is conceived

Real location:
Tiki Motel
7301 Santa Fe Avenue
Huntington Park

The Factory
Where the endo-terminator is crushed in the jaws of a metal press

Real location:
Kern’s of California
13010 East Temple Avenue
City of Industry, southeast LA.

The Observatory
Arnold Schwarzenegger appears nude and kills Bill Paxton.

Real location:
The Griffith Observatory
2800 East Observatory Road
Griffith Park

Back Alley
Where Kyle Reese materializes from the future and takes a homeless man’s clothes

Real location:
7th and Broadway
Downtown LA

Big Buns Restaurant
Where Sarah Connor works as a waitress and gets an ice cream surprise

Real location:
Carrows Restaurant
815 South Fremont Avenue
South Pasadena

Parking Garage
The great shootout and car chase scene with Kyle, Sarah, and the Terminator.

Real location:
Department of Power and Water
111 North Hope Street
Downtown LA

Tunnel Chase
The Terminator chases Kyle and Sarah while dodging homemade bombs.

Real location:
The Second Street Tunnel
between Hill Street and Figueroa Street in LA

 


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