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The Ultimate Pretty Woman Location Map of Los Angeles

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Los Angeles was a very different place back in 1990. Hollywood was seedy. Beverly Hills was desirable. Over-the-knee boots and sideless tops were considered horrifyingly trashy. That's the place Pretty Woman showed audiences when it was released 25 years ago today—the tonally odd romantic comedy tells the story of a very nice sex worker named Vivian (Julia Roberts), who is forced to spend a week providing social cover for a soulless corporate raider named Edward (Richard Gere), all the while being condescended to and humiliated by snooty shopgirls and George Costanza.

In JF Lawton's original script, which was called $3,000 for the amount of money Edward pays Vivian to spend the week with him, Edward literally drags Vivian out of his car onto Hollywood Boulevard, then drives away as she picks her money out of the gutter. While the finished movie—directed by Happy Days creator Garry Marshall—makes offhand allusions to murdered prostitutes, abusive boyfriends, and controlling pimps, it's overall just a heartwarming fairytale of a woman so charming —she's Julia Roberts—that she can make a man completely forget that the whole reason he hired a sex worker in the first place is that he's too selfish for an actual girlfriend. Awwww.

Pretty Woman was twisted and molded from the original into the classic Los Angeles fantasy, where a gal from Georgia can get off the bus in Hollywood and end up in Beverly Hills, who cares the exact route she took to get there (Melrose Avenue, weirdly)—in the last lines of the movie, some random dude walks down the street muttering: "This is Hollywood. Always time to dream, so keep on dreamin'." Here, mapped on this anniversary, are the Los Angeles places of Pretty Woman:

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1. Edward's party

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650 Sarbonne Road
Los Angeles, CA 90077

Edward gets both welcomed to Los Angeles and dumped as Pretty Woman opens at a mansion in Bel Air.

2. Alleyway

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6715 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028

In one of the few realistically depressing moments in Pretty Woman, a prostitute is found dead in an alley, which is played by the lobby of Hollywood's 1927 Outpost Building, as brilliantly spotted by I Am Not a Stalker.

3. Blue Banana Club

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6708 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Vivian and Kit hang out in this club adjacent to the Egyptian Theater, right across from the Outpost Building on Hollywood Boulevard.

4. "Sylvester Stallone’s house"

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1735 North Hudson Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028

A homeless man assures Edward he's in Beverly Hills: "That's Sylvester Stallone's house right there!"

5. Vivian and Kit's turf

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6756 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Vivian and Kit, they work Bob Hope, they work the Ritz Brothers, they work Fred Astaire, they work all the way down to Ella Fitzgerald. This is their turf.

6. Regent Beverly Wilshire

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9500 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 275-5200

The famous hotel, where Edward stays in the penthouse even though he's afraid of heights. Most of the interiors were actually shot at the Ambassador, though.

7. Hotel lobby, ballroom, lounge

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3400 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90010

The hotel lobby, lounge where Vivian first reveals her big makeover to Edward, and ballroom where the pair bone on a piano were all in the famous Ambassador Hotel, which was demolished in 2005 to make way for a school.

8. Bitchy boutique

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9501 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024

The saleswomen at this boutique, played by what was then Boulmiche, didn't think they had anything for Vivian, which ended up being a BIG mistake. Big. Huge.

9. Giorgio Beverly Hills

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273 North Rodeo Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

They're much nicer at Giorgio Beverly Hills, where Vivian is able to procure a cocktail dress for dinner.

10. The Voltaire

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617 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Vivian wrestles with salad forks and snails at the Art Deco restaurant at the Oviatt Building, which is today called the Cicada.

11. Edward's office

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333 South Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Edward plots his corporate takeovers at what's supposed to be the Bank of America Plaza (only the exterior is used).

12. Polo match

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480 W Riverside Dr
Burbank, CA 91506
(818) 840-9063

Divot stomping and Jason Alexander being gross at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center.

13. Opera house lobby

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900 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90007
(213) 763-3466
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Edward takes Vivian on a plane for the first time to take her to San Francisco to see the opera for the first time. The lobby is LA's Natural History Museum, but the exterior is Pittsburgh's Carnegie Music Hall, as identified by I Am Not a Stalker.

14. Day off

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200 N Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 972-8080
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Vivian and Edward decide to grab a snap dog in front of the Arthur J. Will Memorial Fountain, then cop a squat under a tree, both of which are part of what is now Grand Park.

15. Barb’s Quickie Grill

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7006 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90038

At the end of their big day off, Edward and Vivian laaaaaugh and presumably eat at Barb's Quickie Grill, which closed in 1999.

16. Hotel pool

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930 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Kit and Vivian hang by the pool (played by the W in Westwood) and debate whether it's a good idea for a sex worker to shack up with a John.

17. Vivian's apartment

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1738 North Las Palmas Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Vivian sneaks out the fire escape to avoid paying the rent at what is in real life the Hotel Las Palmas. At the end of the movie, Edward climbs in for the big romantic finish. EVEN THOUGH HE'S AFRAID OF HEIGHTS.

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1. Edward's party

650 Sarbonne Road, Los Angeles, CA 90077

Edward gets both welcomed to Los Angeles and dumped as Pretty Woman opens at a mansion in Bel Air.

650 Sarbonne Road
Los Angeles, CA 90077

2. Alleyway

6715 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028

In one of the few realistically depressing moments in Pretty Woman, a prostitute is found dead in an alley, which is played by the lobby of Hollywood's 1927 Outpost Building, as brilliantly spotted by I Am Not a Stalker.

6715 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028

3. Blue Banana Club

6708 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Vivian and Kit hang out in this club adjacent to the Egyptian Theater, right across from the Outpost Building on Hollywood Boulevard.

6708 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028

4. "Sylvester Stallone’s house"

1735 North Hudson Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028

A homeless man assures Edward he's in Beverly Hills: "That's Sylvester Stallone's house right there!"

1735 North Hudson Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028

5. Vivian and Kit's turf

6756 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Vivian and Kit, they work Bob Hope, they work the Ritz Brothers, they work Fred Astaire, they work all the way down to Ella Fitzgerald. This is their turf.

6756 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028

6. Regent Beverly Wilshire

9500 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212

The famous hotel, where Edward stays in the penthouse even though he's afraid of heights. Most of the interiors were actually shot at the Ambassador, though.

9500 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

7. Hotel lobby, ballroom, lounge

3400 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90010

The hotel lobby, lounge where Vivian first reveals her big makeover to Edward, and ballroom where the pair bone on a piano were all in the famous Ambassador Hotel, which was demolished in 2005 to make way for a school.

3400 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90010

8. Bitchy boutique

9501 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024

The saleswomen at this boutique, played by what was then Boulmiche, didn't think they had anything for Vivian, which ended up being a BIG mistake. Big. Huge.

9501 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024

9. Giorgio Beverly Hills

273 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

They're much nicer at Giorgio Beverly Hills, where Vivian is able to procure a cocktail dress for dinner.

273 North Rodeo Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

10. The Voltaire

617 South Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014

Vivian wrestles with salad forks and snails at the Art Deco restaurant at the Oviatt Building, which is today called the Cicada.

617 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014

11. Edward's office

333 South Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Edward plots his corporate takeovers at what's supposed to be the Bank of America Plaza (only the exterior is used).

333 South Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

12. Polo match

480 W Riverside Dr, Burbank, CA 91506

Divot stomping and Jason Alexander being gross at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center.

480 W Riverside Dr
Burbank, CA 91506

13. Opera house lobby

900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Edward takes Vivian on a plane for the first time to take her to San Francisco to see the opera for the first time. The lobby is LA's Natural History Museum, but the exterior is Pittsburgh's Carnegie Music Hall, as identified by I Am Not a Stalker.

900 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90007

14. Day off

200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Vivian and Edward decide to grab a snap dog in front of the Arthur J. Will Memorial Fountain, then cop a squat under a tree, both of which are part of what is now Grand Park.

200 N Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012

15. Barb’s Quickie Grill

7006 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90038

At the end of their big day off, Edward and Vivian laaaaaugh and presumably eat at Barb's Quickie Grill, which closed in 1999.

7006 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90038

16. Hotel pool

930 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Kit and Vivian hang by the pool (played by the W in Westwood) and debate whether it's a good idea for a sex worker to shack up with a John.

930 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024

17. Vivian's apartment

1738 North Las Palmas Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Vivian sneaks out the fire escape to avoid paying the rent at what is in real life the Hotel Las Palmas. At the end of the movie, Edward climbs in for the big romantic finish. EVEN THOUGH HE'S AFRAID OF HEIGHTS.

1738 North Las Palmas Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028