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Filming Locations: Star Trek (2009)

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On the day of James Kirk's birth, his father dies on his ship in a last stand against a mysterious alien time-traveling vessel looking for Ambassador Spock, who, in this time, is also a child on Vulcan disdained by his neighbors for his half-human heritage. Twenty-five years later, Kirk has grown into a young troublemaker. Challenged by Captain Christopher Pike to realize his potential in Starfleet, he comes to annoy instructors like young Commander Spock. Suddenly, there is an emergency at Vulcan and the newly commissioned USS Enterprise is crewed with promising cadets like Nyota Uhura, Hikaru Sulu, Pavel Chekov and even Kirk himself, thanks to Leonard McCoy's medical trickery. Together, this crew will have an adventure in the final frontier where the old legend is altered forever as a new version of it begins. (IMDB)

This movie was filmed throughout LA as described in The Worldwide Guide to Movie Locations,, and Movie Locations and More sites. Two of those locations were in the San Fernando Valley. The first location might be easily recognizable to most which CSUN (my proud almuni) and the second location is the less recognizable (interior shots only) Anheuser Busch Brewery in Van Nuys. 

The Cal State Northridge Delmar T. Oviatt Library at 18111 Nordhoff Street Northridge CA 91330 was used as the backdrop for the Starfleet Academy.
Star Trek (2009)
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The Anheuser-Busch plant was used for the Enterprise's engine room utilizing the plants massive cooling pipes and other plumbing in the background. The address is 15800 Roscoe Blvd Van Nuys CA 91406.

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Marty Mcfly

Anything and everything about the San Fernando Valley. This blog will take you back in time when the valley was covered with dirt and orange groves to a leader in the space race to its current status as America's suburb. Come along and join me on this adventure, I guarantee you have been influenced/impacted by the San Fernando Valley in one form or another even if you have never visited or heard of the SFV.

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