Sociology/Psychology Building, Duke University, "Dawson's Creek"
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
N 36° 00.154 W 078° 56.233
17S E 685920 N 3986200
Quick Description: "Dawson's Creek" shoots at Duke University
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 2/1/2006 12:41:09 PM
Waymark Code: WM6YF
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
Views: 130

Long Description:

In summer of 2001, the cast and crew of Dawson's Creek descended on Duke University in Durham to shoot scenes for Season 5. The series was set in New England, but production was actually based in Wilmington, NC.

In Season 5, Dawson, Joey, Jen and Pacey have graduated from high school. Joey (Katie Holmes) has left Capeside for Boston and an "Ivy League School." (Think Harvard.)

Duke University's West Campus has architecture that makes it a good match for an Ivy League college in New England. Rather than travel all the way to Massachusetts, the cast and crew made the three hour drive from Wilmington to Durham to shoot some scenes.

This episode was the first episode of Season 5 and is titled "The Bostonians". It originally aired on The WB on October 1, 2001.

The scene pictured was shot at the Sociology/Psychology Building at Duke. In this scene Katie Holmes ("Joey") has just tried to see her professor, but finding a long line of students at the professor's door, she leaves the building.

Scene from "The Bostonians" - Episode 1 of Season 5:

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The Sociology/Psychology Building 2006:

Sociology/Psychology Building wide shot:

Movie or TV Show: Dawson's Creek

Year Released or First Aired: 2,001.00

IMDB Link: [Web Link]

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