New York, New York: Where Marilyn Monroe's Dress Blew Up

Stand on the unmarked subway grate that Marilyn stood on as her dress lofted skyward in "The Seven Year Itch." Filmed on Sep. 15, 1954 -- although the take that made it into the movie had to be re-shot later, on a Hollywood movie lot.
590 Lexington Ave., New York, NY
Midtown. On the west side of Lexington Ave., it's the eighth subway grate south of the intersection of E. 52nd St.
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Where Marilyn Monroe's Dress Blew Up

Underwhelming. Looks like any other subway grate on any other street in Manhattan. No marker.

[Drumbabe, 06/17/2016]

Still, we are grateful for the opportunity to blush for onlookers.

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