These Luxury Places are Not Fake – Inventing Anna Filming Locations

If you’ve seen Netflix’s Inventing Anna, you might have been left in awe of how an ordinary woman managed to con her way to luxury places fit for a queen. 

While it has been a decade since the unique story of Anna Delvey shocked the social scene, the miniseries have been sparking the viewers’ interest anew. 

And while you probably wouldn’t dare do what Anna did, the good news is that you can actually pay a visit to some of the places she swindled her way in.

Be sure to add these destinations to your next getaway:

Chateau Marmont

These Luxury Places are Not Fake – Inventing Anna Filming Locations

Located at 8221 Sunset Blvd, the luxurious Chateau Marmont in LA where Anna spent some time also happens to be a favorite among numerous A-listers. Throughout its history, it has welcomed the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Natalie Wood, F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Dean, Dennis Hopper, and more. 

Bergdorf Goodman

These Luxury Places are Not Fake – Inventing Anna Filming Locations

Most scenes in Inventing Anna were shot in New York City. While some of the private locations were not open to the public, Bergdorf Goodman isn’t one of them. The history of this iconic luxury department mecca goes as far back as the 1900s.

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Perched at Fifth Avenue between 58th and 57th streets, the store is a favorite filming location for many movies and shows including Sex in the City, How to Marry a Millionaire, and Halston, just to name a few. 

Church Missions House

These Luxury Places are Not Fake – Inventing Anna Filming Locations

Church Missions House now serves as the home to Fotografiska, a Swedish photo museum. In the miniseries, this marvelous Renaissance revival building was the place Anna planned to use to establish The Anna Delvey Foundation. This six-story building is found on 281 Park Avenue South in an area once called “Charity Now.”

Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Gardens

These Luxury Places are Not Fake – Inventing Anna Filming Locations

The gardens and the center served as the backdrops for several scenes in the series. The place located at 1000 Richard Terrace was once a sanctuary for weary sailors during the 20th century. In 1975, it was launched as a nonprofit and a happened merger in 2008 with Staten Island Botanical Gardens

Today, the building houses the oldest concert halls and is also among the biggest adaptive projects in the architectural landscapes of New York. 

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Whitney Museum of American Art

These Luxury Places are Not Fake – Inventing Anna Filming Locations

Anna also visited the Whitney Museum searching for a better painting replacement for the one found in the office of the real estate lawyer Alan Reed. 

This striking museum is popular for showcasing a selection of contemporary and 20th-century American art, specifically works of living artists. 

Jardin Majorelle 

These Luxury Places are Not Fake – Inventing Anna Filming Locations

The French painter Jacques Majorelle founded Jardin Majorelle in Marrakesh, Morocco, with none other than the great Yves Saint Laurent as its last owner. Cacti and palm trees surround the structures showcasing a unique shade called Majorelle Blue, especially trademarked by the founder himself. 

La Mamounia Hotel

These Luxury Places are Not Fake – Inventing Anna Filming Locations

Another part of the Morocco trip of Anna and her friends is none other than the ultra-luxe La Mamounia Hotel with the cheapest rooms easily costing you thousands of dollars just for an overnight stay. 

Which of these places would you want to visit first? 

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