Incheon Art Platform [인천아트플랫폼]

Monthly Magazine Home (2021); Doom at Your Service (2021); It’s Okay to Not Be Okay (2020); Memorials (2020); Leverage (2019); Rich Man (2018); Switch: Change The World (2018); Goblin (2016-17); Valid Love (2014-15); Dream High (2011)

After a company dinner, the team of magazine ‘Monthly House’ walks down this platform in episode 9 of Monthly Magazine Home/Monthly House (월간 집) (JTBC, 2021) and Yoo Ja-sung (Kim Ji-seok) scolds Na Young-won (Jung So-min) in front of everyone [Spoiler] because he wants to hide that they are dating.

The taxi Tak Dong-kyung (Park Bo-young) takes in episode 4 of Doom at Your Service/Destruction Doom (어느 날 우리 집 현관으로 멸망이 들어왔다) (tvN, 2021) when rushing to the hospital at which her brother is treated at drives past this venue.

Hwang Su-kyung (Jeon Hye-bin) and Choi Se-ri (Park Jung-ah) meet outside this building in episode 13 in Leverage (Rebeoriji: Sagijojakdan / 레버리지:사기조작단) (TV Chosun, 2019), before proceeding to have brunch.

Lee Yoo-chan (Suho of EXO) comes here with his girlfriend Min Tae-ra (Kim Ye-won) in episode 7 of Rich Man (리치맨) (MBN, Dramax, 2018) because she wants him to know more about her profession. Coming out of a gallery, she spots a street artist and gives him her business card.

Oh Ha-ra (Han Ye-ri) catches up on Baek Joon-soo (Jang Keun-suk) who walks through ths venue in episode 23 of Switch/Switch: Change The World (스위치 – 세상을 바꿔라) (SBS, 2018) and they have a heart-to-heart talk before retuning to their office.

Kim Shin (Gong Yoo) takes a walk here with Ji Eun-tak (Kim Go-eun) after they met at BookNStory [한미 서점] after her radio show in episode 14 of Goblin (쓸쓸하고 찬란하神-도깨비) (tvN, 2016-17); he has returned, but she has lost her memory.

Kim Joon (Lee Soo-Hyuk) comes here to eat at a pojangmacha in episode 6 of Valid Love (일리있는 사랑) (tvN, 2014-15) and Kim Il-ri (Lee Si-young) joins him.

This building complex also appears as ‘Kirin Art School’ in Dream High (드림하이) (KBS, 2011).

Also seen in episode 11 of It’s Okay to Not Be Okay (사이코지만 괜찮아) (tvN, 2020).

Bus Stop Jung-gu Office [중구청], no. 35-159

After being stood up for her welcoming party by her new colleagues, Koo Se-ra (Im Jin-a/Nana from After School) waits for the bus at this bus stop when she spots Seo Gong-myung (Park Sung-hoon) passing by coincidentally in episode 4 of Memorials/Into the Ring /The Ballot (출사표) (KBS2, 2020). She drags him by the bag and sits him down next to her; he has no choice but to stay.

Movie filmed here

This was the exterior setting of furniture/design store Mamastudio where Hong E-soo (Han Hyo-joo) works in Beauty Within/The Beauty Inside (뷰티 인사이드) (2015). It is here that a handsome version of Kim Woo-jin (Park Seo-joon) asks her out for a date after she helped him load a chair into the back of his car.

TVC filmed here

Feel the Rhythm of KOREA: INCHEON (2021) for ‘Imagine your Korea’ by the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO).

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Incheon Art Platform (IAP) [인천아트플랫폼], formerly Jung-gu Arts and Cultural Center, consists of 13 red-brick buildings from the 1930s and 1940s that contain studios, exhibition and performance halls, and a library, among others. Purchased and developed by Incheon Metropolitan City, it is located in Incheon’s neighborhood Haean [Haean-dong/해안동] –under the administrative neighborhood Sinpo [Sinpo-dong/신포동]— in the Jung District [Jung-gu/중구].

Bus stop ‘Jung-gu Office [중구청]’, which carries the number 35-159 and serves buses 15, 28 and 307, is located right in front of Incheon Art Platform. The building, which is seen in the background in Monthly Magazine Home is the Korean-Chinese Cultural Center [한중문화관].

Address
3 Jemullyang-ro 218beon-gil, Jung-gu, Incheon, South Korea
인천광역시 중구 제물량로218번길 3
(해안동1가 2-8)
Geolocation: 37.472906, 126.620007
Geolocation of Bus Stop Jung-gu Office: 37.472636, 126.619740

Getting here
Incheon Station [인천역], Seoul Subway Line 1 / Suin Line, Exit 3.
Prepare for a 10 min walk from here.

— submitted by Sheela
— Photos taken by © Florence, August 2018
— The Beauty Inside, Leverage added by Mich KDL
Monthly Magazine Home; Memorials; Rich Man; Switch: Change The World added by Marion KDL
— It’s Okay to Not Be Okay added by Thom Musni

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  1. It’s Okay To Not Be Okay Episode 11 was filmed here

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