Ilsan Beverly Hills [일산의 비버리힐스]
Gangsong-ro 217beon-gil [강송로217번길]
No. 16 — This is where Hwang Ji-hoon (Lee Ji-hoon) lived with his parents until his parents’ business went bankrupt, as seen in a flashback in episode 16 of Gogh’s Starry Night/Gogh, The Starry Night/Go Ho’s Starry Night (고호의 별이 빛나는 밤에) (SBS, 2016).
No. 16 — Lee Hee-kyung (Park Hae-jin) visits Yoo Se-mi (Yoo In-na) at this house in episode 8 of My Love from Another Star/My Love From The Star/You Who Came From the Stars (별에서 온 그대) (SBS, 2013-14) and Se-mi tells him that she had witnessed 12 years ago how Do Min-joon (Kim Soo-hyun) saved Cheon Song-yi (Kim Hyun-soo).
No. 50 — This house appears as the new home of Do Min-joon (Kim Soo-hyun) and Cheon Song-yi (Jun Ji-hyun) in the last scene of final episode 21 of My Love from Another Star/My Love From The Star/You Who Came From the Stars (별에서 온 그대) (SBS, 2013-14).
No. 50 — The exterior of this house appears as the home of grown-up Yoon Soo-wan (Ku Hye-sun) in Angel Eyes (엔젤아이즈) (SBS, 2014) — as seen, for instance, in episode 6 when Park Dong-joo (Lee Sang-Yoon) walks her home.
Gangsong-ro 218beon-gil [강송로218번길]
No. 40 — Kim Hae-kyung’s (Song Seung-heon) ‘Relax Psychiatric Clinic’ is located in this housing complex in Dinner Mate/Would You Like To Have Dinner Together (저녁 같이 드실래요) (MBC, 2020) — as seen, for instance, in episode 4 when Woo Do-hee (Seo Ji-hye) tries to meet him in order to scout him for a show she produces.
According to this blog entry, Ilsan Beverly Hills was also seen in Nice Guy/The Innocent Man (세상 어디에도 없는 착한남자) (KBS2, 2012); A Gentleman’s Dignity (신사의 품격) (SBS, 2012); High Kick Through the Roof/Unstoppable High Kick/High Kick! (거침없이 하이킥) (MBC, 2006-07).
Ilsan Beverly Hills [일산의 비버리힐스] —sometimes also Ilsan New Town Beverly Hills [일산신도시 비버리 힐스]— is a housing complex located in Goyang’s neighborhood Madu [Madu-dong/마두동] in the Ilsandong District [Ilsandong-gu/일산동구]. Centered around Bamgasima Town [밤가시마을], it mainly covers administrative districts Madu [Madu-dong/마두동] and Jeongbalsan [Jeongbalsan-dong/정발산동].
It’s said that many celebrities and newscasters live in the area due to its proximity to SBS Ilsan, MBC Ilsan Dream Center [일산MBC드림센터] and Mokdong/Yeouido in Seoul; likewise for doctors and professors who work at Ilsan Cancer Center, Dongguk University Hospital etc. This neighborhood was also where the late former President Kim Dae-jung lived, along with the mayor of Ilsan. It is also a popular filming location for dramas and movies.
The two-storey 4-bedroom and 2-bathroom house featured in Dinner Mate is a private family home that was on sale in April 2020. It sits only a few steps away to/from Asosan [아소산 본점].
Address of Dinner Mate House
40 Gangsong-ro 218beon-gil, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
경기도 고양시 일산동구 강송로218번길 40
Geolocation: 37.658382, 126.783770
Address of Gogh’s Starry Night/My Love from Another Star House
16 Gangsong-ro 217beon-gil, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
경기도 고양시 일산동구 강송로217번길 16
Geolocation: 37.657476, 126.780688
Address of My Love from Another Star #2/Angel Eyes House
50 Gangsong-ro 217beon-gil, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
경기도 고양시 일산동구 강송로217번길 50
Geolocation: 37.656762, 126.779026
Jeongbalsan Station [정발산역], Seoul Subway Line 3, Exit 4
(10 min. walk)
— submitted by Marion KDL, last updated 16/07/2022
— Photos taken by © Thom Musni, June 2020
— Angel Eyes; My Love From Another Star added by GGRIP