New York, New York: Ghostbusters HeadquartersHook and Ladder 8 is the narrow, quirky old Tribeca firehouse used as "Ghostbusters" headquarters in the 1984 film and its many cartoon and videogame spinoffs. The firefighters' badge features an x-ed out ghost logo. In 2012, it was on the city chopping block to be closed to save money.
- 14 N. Moore St., New York, NY
- On the southeast corner of Moore and Varick Sts, only a couple of blocks southeast of the exit portal of the Holland Tunnel.
- Visible from street.
Visitor Tips and News About Ghostbusters Headquarters
The exterior of Hook & Ladder 8 was also used in a 1995 Seinfeld episode titled "The Secret Code." I recognized it because I just watched that episode the other day.[Ben Tate, 06/10/2012]
This is an easy drive-by attraction. We stopped for pictures and were there for 2 minutes. It was a minimal detour on the route to where we were headed, but totally worth it.[Misty, 06/03/2012]
Hook and Ladder 8 is the narrow, quirky firehouse used as Ghostbusters headquarters in the 1984 film and its subsequent cartoon spinoff.