LOCATION The Echo Park apartment where Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) lives in “Nightcrawler”. ADDRESS 1045 Figueroa Terrace Los Angeles, CA Note: these are private residences. It’s okay to take photos from the street but be sure not to trespass! STORY & PHOTOS In “Nightcrawler”, Jake Gyllenhaal gives a transformative performance as creepy ambulance-chasing videographer Lou Bloom, whose ambition, greed, and lack of morals lead him to escalate his dangerous behavior so he can make bank off of gory footage for the “if-it-bleeds-it-leads” news. Lou’s home base is an apartment in the Echo Park section of Los Angeles:
LOCATION Bob’s Market, featured in “The Fast and the Furious” and seen in the background of “Nightcrawler”. ADDRESS Bob’s Market 580 East Kensington Road Los Angeles, CA STORY & PHOTOS In my opinion, “Nightcrawler” was the most underrated movie of 2014. Creepy, atmospheric, and with an unsettling ring of truth, the film was driven by Jake Gyllenhaal’s genius performance and enhanced by a great supporting cast. As soon as I finished the film, I wanted to go to all of the gritty filming locations.