New York, New York: Ghostbusters Headquarters

Hook and Ladder 8 is the narrow, quirky old Tribeca firehouse used as "Ghostbusters" headquarters in the 1984 film and its many cartoon and video game 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.
Address:
14 N. Moore St., New York, NY
Directions:
On the southeast corner of Moore and Varick Sts, only a couple of blocks southeast of the exit portal of the Holland Tunnel.
Hours:
Visible from street.
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Ghostbusters Headquarters.

Ghostbusters Headquarters

Who ya gonna call?

[Sarah Danford, 10/21/2018]

Proudly capturing plasmas and battling demigods since 1984.

Ghostbusters Headquarters

The Ghostbusters Building ( NYFD Hook and Ladder #8) is currently covered in mesh netting. A big sign says that the building is being rehabilitated, so at least there's no danger of it being demolished (as we thought back in 2012). I'm not sure when the work will be completed.

[signmanjoe, 12/24/2017]

Ghostbusters HQ.

Ghostbusters Headquarters

Inside Ghostbusters Headquarters.

[Stacy, 11/07/2014]

FDNY Hook and Ladder Company 8 is a working fire department, but there are nods to its role in movie comedy history. When Ghostbuster Harold Ramis died in 2014, an ad hoc memorial sprang up on the sidewalk.

Ghostbusters HQ.

Ghostbusters Headquarters

I have finally had a chance to see Ghostbusters Headquarters. Came up out of the subway and it is right there.

[Dogsbreath, 08/12/2014]
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]

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