The Golden Palace

“The Golden Palace” was a spin-off of the classic sitcom “The Golden Girls,” which aired for one season from 1992 to 1993. The show tells the story of Blanche, Rose, and Sophia opening a hotel in Miami. The hotel, known as “The Golden Palace,” is actually known as “The Carlyle” and can be found along the famous Ocean Dr in Miami Beach. The same hotel was featured in the films “The Birdcage” and “Scarface,” as well as the TV show “Miami Vice.”

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LOCATION: 1250 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139

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Mask (1985)

Not to be confused with the 1994 Jim Carrey comedy, the 1985 film “Mask,” directed by Peter Bogdanovich and starring Eric Stoltz, Cher and Sam Elliot, was a drama about a teenager with a facial deformity and his mom, struggling to live a normal life.  The house where Rocky and his mother live in the film can be found in Monrovia, California.

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LOCATION: 138 Grand Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016

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The Golden Girls

The house from the TV sitcom “The Golden Girls” is unique for a couple reasons.  First, despite being off the air for over 25 years, the house still looks almost virtually identical to how it appeared on the show.  Secondly, a full scale replica was actually built in Florida on the backlot of the now-defunct Disney/MGM Studios.  While the replica has long since vanished, the original is still standing strong in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Brentwood, California.

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LOCATION: 245 N Saltair Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90049

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