3. The Reardon School

The Undoing filming at Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of RussiaPhoto: David Giesbrecht/HBO

The Reardon School is a fictional name but that brick courtyard with the staircase you see is actually the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church located at 75 E. 93rd Street. You may recognize it as a film location for Gossip Girl as well, standing in for the Constance Billard School for Girls and the St. Jude School for Boys. Similar to what The Reardon School is hoping to achieve with accepting a student like Miguel, private schools in new York City also recruit for diversity using programs like Prep for Prep.

4. The Alvarez’s Apartment

The Alvarez’ live a very different lifestyle than the Frasers and their friends. They live in East Harlem at 102 E. 103rd Street, a few blocks east of The Museum of the City of New York. One block away are the elevated tracks of the Metro North line that goes from Grand Central to 125th Street and beyond.

Almost all of the mom friends of Grace Fraser have something snarky to say about Elena and the show puts the question in the viewers’ mind — is there something strange about Elena or are the other women looking down on her because of her socioeconomic differences?