Zoe Kravitz in High FidelityPhoto by Phillip Caruso/Hulu

New on Hulu is High Fidelity, a serialized television remake of the John Cusack hit from 2000 of the same name based on the Nick Hornby novel, but with a major gender twist: Rob is now played by Zöe Kravitz (whose mother Lisa Bonet was in the original film!). We’ve moved from London, where the book is set, to Wicker Park, Chicago for the 2000 film, to Crown Heights, Brooklyn for the new series. All the main elements are there though: the All-Time Top Five Most Memorable Heartbreak set to music, a record shop run by Rob within which a quirky set of characters work, and the trails and tribulations of a new relationship.

Untapped New York’s office has been in Crown Heights for many years, and we’ve seen film sets like Wonderstruck and High Maintenance shoot here. Just blocks from us were all the essential locations in the pilot episode, including the record shop, bar, Rob’s apartment, and more. Discover below, the film locations for High Fidelity!

1. The Record Shop

Zoe Kravitz in record shop in High FidelityPhoto by Phillip Caruso/Hulu

Just off the corner of Bedford Avenue and Sterling Place in Crown Heights is the location of the record shop, Championship Vinyl, in High Fidelity. Located on the first floor of a residential walkup at 1475 Bedford Avenue, the record shop is set in what used to be a real hardware store. It’s been closed for a long time, but a makeshift sign still hangs. In the show, you will notice the teal blue paint on the exterior roll down grate and the front fence. When the roll down grate is open, you can see the letting on the door that says Championship Vinyl. However, the interior is a set. We got a peek inside and the shop interior not nearly as wide or has any of the built elements, you see in the show.

Record Shop exterior on High Fidelity

The Championship Vinyl film location is situated across the street from a notable, landmarked building, the former Studebaker showroom. The film Wonderstruck used both the Studebaker showroom and the church across the street as part of the set, transforming the street and buildings in 1920s New York. Rob works here with Simon (played by David H. Holmes) and Cherise (played by Da’Vine Joy Randolph).

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