Orange Is The New Black
HBO Original Series
8/22/2014 – Rockland Children’s Psychiatric Center (jail location #1)
google earth view > 2 3rd Ave, Orangeburg, NY 10962
“Orange is the New Black” mostly films at Kaufman Astoria Studios in Queens (jail location #2)
google street view > 36th St, Astoria, NY 11106
Fun Film Fact: just one floor above the Sesame Street set.
1. Federal Correctional Institution, Danbury (jail location #3)
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Fun Film Fact: Blow, with Johnny Depp was filmed here at this location
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The show itself takes place in a fictional women’s prison in Litchfield, NY. There is a jail in Litchfield Connecticut, which was built in 1812 and is currently for sale. The inspiration for the jail in Orange is the New Black, however, is FCI Danbury in Connecticut. A minimum-security women’s prison at the moment, FCI Danbury is going to house only men starting next year. Inmates are currently being transferred from the 1940-built structure. Famous inmates of FCI Danbury include: Lauryn Hill, Sun Myung Moon, and Jean Therese Brown.