Three Men and a Baby was a hit comedy released in 1987 by Disney. It was directed by the legendary Leonard Nimoy and starred Tom Selleck, Ted Danson, and Steve Guttenberg. They play three single men who end up caring for a baby that is left on their doorstep. It ended up being a big success for Disney, and the highest grossing movie released in 1987.
One location that is located in New York City is the apartment building where the three characters live. The building is located at 50 Central Park West, and was used as establishing shots. It is actually located next to Dana Barrett’s apartment (Spook Central) in Ghostbusters. In fact, this building can be seen numerous times during the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man attack.
The character of Peter is an architect, and is shown overseeing the construction of a skyscraper. The building is Scotia Plaza, located at 40 King Street West in Toronto. In addition to offices, it also houses the St. Regis Hotel. The building was legitimately under construction during filming, making it the ideal location.
Ted Danson’s character of Jack is an actor and is shown performing in a theatre. These scenes were filmed at Toronto’s Royal Alexandra Theatre. This historic building opened in 1907 and is the oldest continuously operating theatre in North America.
The theatre is owned by Mirvish Productions, which they bought in 1963. It has been one of their marquee locations, hosting many major shows. Some of the notable productions that have been staged here include Hair, Godspell, A Chorus Line, Mamma Mia, Come From Away, and Dear Evan Hansen.