Private Apartment Building Duteopbawi-ro, Huam

Mint Condition (2021); Second Husband (2021); Monthly Magazine Home (2021); Nevertheless (2021); Revolutionary Sisters (2021); Mouse: The Predator (2021); Taxi Driver (2021); Love Scene Number (2021); KBS Drama Special: While You're Away (2020); Forest (2020); Laurel Tree Tailors (2016); Warm and Cozy (2015); Bride of the Century (2014); Shut Up Flower Boy Band (2012)

After an MRI malfunction, Lee Hyun-cheol (Ah Woo-yeon) wakes up as his twenty-something year old self, and is befriended by hip hop muso Lee Moon-se (Ji Min-hyuk) who lives in this rooftop house in Mint Condition (민트 컨디션) (tvN, 2021, Drama Stage Series — single episode).

This is where Bong Seon-hwa (Uhm Hyun-kyung) lives with her child and grandmother Gob-bun (Sung Byoung-sook) in Second Husband (두 번째 남편/Du Beonjjae Nampyeon) (MBC, 2021) — as seen in episode 6 when she returns home after Moon Sang-hyeok (Han Ki-woong) has broken up with her.

Na Young-won’s (Jung So-min) colleague Jang Chan (Yun Ji-On) lives at this rooftop house and she visits him in episode 13 of Monthly Magazine Home/Monthly House (월간 집) (JTBC, 2021) for an article she is writing on how young people house in Seoul nowadays. In episode 16, Yook Mi-ra (Lee Hwa-Kyum, formerly of HELLOVENUS) comes with a lunchbox to visit Jang Chan.

This is seen as the rooftop apartment that Nam Kyu-hyun (Kim Min-gwi) lives at – as in episode 5 of Nevertheless/I Know But (알고있지만) (JTBC/Netflix, 2021).

Han Ye-seul (Kim Kyung-nam) lives at the rooftop apartment of this building in Revolutionary Sisters (오케이 광자매) (KBS2, 2012) — as seen in episode 35 when Lee Kwang-sik (Jeon Hye-bin) comes to tell him that her father has approved of their marriage.

This is seen as Ahn Go-eun’s (Pyo Ye-jin) apartment entrance and Kim Do-ki’s (Lee Je-hoon) rooftop apartment in Taxi Driver/Deluxe Taxi (모범택시) (SBS, 2021). Note that they are meant to be separate places in the drama. Do-ki’s apartment is seen in episode 5 (full episode 3) when Go-eun comes to have a meal, and again in episode 9 (full episode 5); Go-eun’s apartment entrance is seen in episode 5 (full episode 3) and again in episode 13 (full episode 7).

Do Han-wool (An Jung-hoon) moves to this apartment rooftop, and where Nam Doo-ah (Kim Bo-ra) visits him in the #23 omnibus story of  Love Scene Number (러브씬넘버) (MBC, 2021) — as seen in episode 2.

Choi Hong-joo (Kim Bo-ra) secretly stays at the rooftop apartment of her ex-boyfriend Yoon Yi-nam (Dong Ha) in KBS Drama Special: While You’re Away (도둑잠) (KBS2, 2020).

Kang San-hyeok’s (Park Hae-jin) grandmother lived at this rooftop in Forest [포레스트] (KBS2, 2020) and he returns to this place and its memories in episode 15 after he laid her to rest.

Nah Yeon-shil (Jo Yoon-hee) lives in the rooftop apartment of this building in Laurel Tree Tailors/The Gentlemen of Wolgyesu Tailor Shop (월계수 양복점 신사들) (KBS2, 2016) — as seen, for instance, in episodes 17 and 28.

This appears as Lee Jung-joo’s (Kang So-ra) rooftop apartment in Warm and Cozy (맨도롱 또똣) (MBC, 2015) — as seen in episode 1.

Na Doo-rim’s (Yang Jin-sung) best friend Oh Jin-joo (Park Jin-joo) lives at the rooftop apartment of this house in Bride of the Century (백년의 신부) (CSTV, 2014) — as seen for the first time, when Doo-rim comes over for the evening in episode 4 and helps Jin-joo to chase away loan sharks; all of which is observed by Lee Roo-mi (Jang Ah-young).

Im Soo-ah (Jo Bo-ah) moves into this rooftop on her own in episode 1 of Shut Up Flower Boy Band/Flower Band/Shut Up & Let’s Go (닥치고 꽃미남 밴드) (tvN, 2012).

Also seen in Mouse: The Predator (마우스: 더 프레데터) (tvN, 2021).

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This private apartment building is located in Seoul’s neighborhood Huam [Huam-dong/후암동], in the Yongsan District [Yongsan-gu/용산구]. It sits only a few steps away from The 100 Factory [더백푸드트럭] and Oriole [오리올], which are located on the same street.

Address
78 Duteopbawi-ro 60-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 용산구 두텁바위로60길 78
(후암동 358-92)
Geolocation: 37.548122, 126.983890

Getting here
Sookmyung Women’s University Station [숙대입구역], Seoul Subway Line 4, Exit 2/3
(20 min. walk)

— submitted by Marion KDL, updated by Mich KDL
Forest; Shut Up Flower Boy Band added by Kim
Mint Condition added by sarahms

4 reviews

  1. The rooftop also appears in Taxi Driver

    1. Thank you Zil! We’ve been following Taxi Driver too, so we’ve had it on our listing for a while 🙂 Appreciate it though!

  2. Nice! The rooftop also appears in Shut Up Flower Boy Band (2012) and Forest ep 15 (2020).

    1. thanks for the heads up, Kim!

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