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Guide to the Film Location Scouts Photograph Collection
circa 1980-2000
 PR 293

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Megan Dolan

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on October 14, 2015
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Series II: Location Scout Photographs (Lyn Pinezich)

Scope and Contents note

Series II contains additional location scout photographs donated by Lyn Pinezich, a New York-based location scout/manager who has worked in the film industry since the late 1980's.

The photographs depict a wide range of locations, and retain their original organization into categories, including; restaurants, bars, offices, parks, offices buildings and spaces, streets, residences, and clothing stores. There are also boxes relating to other boroughs and states such as the Bronx, Long Island, Queens, Staten Island, Upstate New York, and New Jersey. There are some cross referencing between the various files; these are highlighted in the container list where appropriate.

Below are descriptions of some of the highlights within the collection. Additional categories will be found in the box list.

Bars Includes a variety of different types of bars such as dive bars, bar & grills, sports bars, Irish bars, nightclubs, strip clubs, and supper clubs. There is some overlap between bars and restaurants as some venues are ‘bar and grills’. This file has been arranged alphabetically.

The Bronx: Includes bars, buildings, colleges, funeral homes, hospitals, lots and warehouses, parks, residences, and streets.

Buildings: Includes building fronts and exteriors, hallways and stairwells, atriums, foyers, lobbies, function rooms, and warehouses. Buildings are mainly residential buildings. Also includes some office buildings, store fronts, and armories. Includes some buildings which are not in existence anymore, such as the World Trade Center.

Note that some of the office buildings folders have been organized alphabetically by name of building, and others are arranged alphabetically by neighborhood, as indicated in the box list.

Court Houses: Includes court rooms, judge’s chambers, and a jail cell.

Derelict buildings and empty spaces: Includes derelict and abandoned buildings, empty spaces, and empty lots. Contains a variety of different kinds of buildings including residential, corporate, and commercial buildings. This file contains some portfolios of apartment buildings and foyers.

Hospitals: Also includes a variety of medical institutions such as nursing homes, pediatric institutions. This file has been arranged alphabetically.

Hotels Some of these hotels are not in operation anymore and others are derelict spaces. This file has been arranged alphabetically.

Long Island: Small collection including hospitals, apartments, and streets.

New Jersey: Includes airports, bars and restaurants, buildings, hospitals, hallways and corridors, funeral homes, parks, residential buildings, streets, warehouses, factories, yards, and docks.

Parks: Includes a number of parks and outdoor spaces in Manhattan, most notably central park, of which there is a large collection. Some of these parks are not in operation anymore. This category has been arranged by neighborhood.

Queens: Includes bars, buildings, derelict spaces, hospitals, parks, residences, restaurants, streets, and warehouses.

Residences Includes a variety of different types of residence buildings in Manhattan such as apartments, lofts, brownstones, and townhouses. This category also contains portfolios of apartment building exteriors and foyers. This file has been arranged by neighborhood. Note that there are additional residence related folders in the ‘Building’ file.

Restaurants: Includes cafes, delicatessans, coffee shops, fast food restaurants, casual eating establishments and more upscale eateries. Includes numerous portfolios of Tavern on the Green in Central Park, and a number of restaurants that were being scouted as a potential location for a restaurant set in Washington DC. There is some overlap between restaurants and bars as some venues are ‘bar and grills’. This file has been arranged alphabetically.

Staten Island: Small collection including parks, buildings, residences, and streets.

Upstate New York: Includes streets and residences, parks and outdoor spaces, and a variety of different kinds of buildings such as restaurants, gas stations, storefronts, churches, and laundromats.

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 95 Adult Shops
Box: 95 Airports
Box: 96 Bars A-B
Box: 97 Bars C-E
Box: 98 Bars F-k
Box: 99 Bars L-M
Box: 100 Bars M-P
Box: 101 Bars R-S
Box: 102 Bars S-Y
Box: 95 Bathrooms
Box: 95 Bookstores
Box: 103 Buildings C-E
Box: 104 Buildings F-G
Box: 105 Buildings H-L
Box: 106 Buildings L-M
Box: 107 Buildings M
Box: 108 Buildings M-T
Box: 109 Buildings U
Box: 110 Buildings U-W
Box: 116 Buildings -- Abandoned Buildings and Empty Spaces C-F
Box: 117 Buildings -- Abandoned Buildings and Empty Spaces H
Box: 118 Buildings --Abandoned Buildings and Empty Spaces L-N
Box: 119 Buildings -- Abandoned Buildings and Empty Spaces R-W
Box: 131 Buildings -- Landmarks
Box: 133 Buildings -- Offices A-C

Arrangement note

This file has been arranged alphabetically according to the name of office building or company.

Box: 134 Buildings -- Offices C-D

Arrangement note

This file has been arranged alphabetically according to the name of office building or company.

Box: 135 Buildings -- Offices D-G

Arrangement note

This file has been arranged alphabetically according to the name of office building or company.

Box: 136 Buildings -- Offices H-L

Arrangement note

This file has been arranged alphabetically according to the name of office building or company.

Box: 137 Buildings -- Offices M-N

Arrangement note

This file has been arranged alphabetically according to the name of office building or company.

Box: 138 Buildings -- Offices N-P

Arrangement note

This file has been arranged alphabetically according to the name of office building or company.

Box: 139 Buildings -- Offices Q-S

Arrangement note

This file has been arranged alphabetically according to the name of office building or company.

Box: 140 Buildings -- Offices S-T

Arrangement note

This file has been arranged alphabetically according to the name of office building or company.

Box: 141 Buildings -- Offices U-Z

Arrangement note

This file has been arranged alphabetically according to the name of office building or company.

Box: 142 Buildings -- Offices C-H

Arrangement note

This file has been arranged alphabetically according to the neighborhood in which the office building or space resides.

Box: 143 Buildings -- Offices M

Arrangement note

This file has been arranged alphabetically according to the neighborhood in which the office building or space resides.

Box: 144 Buildings -- Offices N-U

Arrangement note

This file has been arranged alphabetically according to the neighborhood in which the office building or space resides.

Box: 95 Cafeterias
Box: 95 Catering Halls
Box: 113 Churches
Box: 113 Clocks
Box: 113 Clothing and Shoe Stores A-C

Note

See also ‘Fashion Showrooms’ and ‘Buildings’.

Box: 114 Clothing and Shoe Stores C-V

Note

See also ‘Fashion Showrooms’ and ‘Buildings’.

Box: 111-112 Colleges, Schools, and Libraries
Box: 112 Construction Sites
Box: 112 Court Houses
Box: 114 Dance Studios and Cultural Arts Centers A-O
Box: 115 Dance Studios and Cultural Arts Centers O-V
Box: 115 Fashion Showrooms

Related Archival Materials note

For interest in ‘Fashion Showrooms’, please also see ‘Clothing Stores’ and ‘Buildings’.

Box: 115 Flower Shops
Box: 120 Funeral Homes
Box: 120 Gyms and Locker Rooms
Box: 121 Hospitals A-B
Box: 122 Hospitals B-H
Box: 123 Hospitals H-O
Box: 124 Hospitals P-W
Box: 125 Hotels A-D
Box: 126 Hotels E-K
Box: 127 Hotels L-P
Box: 128 Hotels P
Box: 129 Hotels P-S
Box: 130 Hotels S-Y
Box: 132 Laundromats
Box: 145 Parks A-C
Box: 146 Parks C
Box: 147 Parks C
Box: 148 Parks C-E
Box: 149 Parks F-M
Box: 150 Parks N-S
Box: 151 Parks S-Z
Box: 132 Pet Shops
Box: 152 Residences C
Box: 153 Residences C-E
Box: 154 Residences E-F
Box: 155 Residences F-K
Box: 156 Residences L-M
Box: 157 Residences M-R
Box: 158 Residences S
Box: 159 Residences S-T
Box: 160 Residences U
Box: 161 Residences U
Box: 162 Residences U
Box: 163 Residences U
Box: 164 Residences U-W
Box: 165 Restaurants A-B
Box: 166 Restaurants B-C
Box: 167 Restaurants C
Box: 168 Restaurants D-F
Box: 169 Restaurants F-I
Box: 170 Restaurants J-L
Box: 171 Restaurants L-M
Box: 172 Restaurants M-N
Box: 173 Restaurants O-Q
Box: 174 Restaurants R-S
Box: 175 Restaurants S-T
Box: 176 Restaurants T-Z
Box: 177 Rooftops C-M
Box: 178 Rooftops M-U
Box: 179 Rooftops U-W
Box: 179 Shipyards and Docks
Box: 180 Streets C-F
Box: 181 Streets F-L
Box: 182 Streets L-M
Box: 183 Streets M-N
Box: 184 Streets R-U
Box: 185 Streets U-W
Box: 179 Toy Stores
Box: 186-187 Bronx
Box: 188 Long Island
Box: 189-192 New Jersey
Box: 193-196 Queens
Box: 188 Staten Island
Box: 197 Upstate New York
Box: 188 Unaddress from other boroughs
Box: 198 Other states and countries
Box: 198 Miscellaneous

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