Filming location spotlight – “a nightmare on elm street” (1984)

On the second and fourth Friday of every month in 2020, Limelight Magazine spotlights the filming location site(s) we visited for some of our favorite (and not so favorite) films. Today we spotlight some of the filming locations for A Nightmare on Elm Street. The film, which was directed by the late Wes Craven, was released in 1984. The top photo is a screen shot taken from the movie while the photo underneath is what the location looks like when we visited during the area.

The filming locations for those featured below were taken at the following addresses:

Photo 1 – Nancy Thompson’s (played by Heather Langencamp) home is located at 1427 Genessee Avenue, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA.

Photo 2 – Nancy Thompson’s boyfriend Glenn Lantz’s (played by Johnny Depp) home is located at 1419 Genessee Avenue, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA.

Photo 3 –  The funeral of Rod Lane (played by Jsu Garcia, credited as Nick Corri) is located at Evergreen Cemetery, 204 North Evergreen Avenue, Los Angeles, CA.

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