The Princess Diaries

This weekend while doing some San Francisco Stalking, I dragged my boyfriend and my friend Nat to the “Grove High School” filming location from the movie The Princess Diaries, which I must confess I was a big fan of.  🙂  I am a total sucker for any teeny bopper movie!  When we arrived at Grove High School, I recognized it immediately by its large circular staircase, and was shocked to learn that in reality it is not a school at all, but actually a private residence!  The house is incredible in person and way huge!!  I can’t even imagine living there! 

The home is in a beautiful neighborhood that borders the Presidio of San Francisco.  The Presidio is San Francisco’s former Army base and is now a park.  The picture to the left is one of “Grove High School’s” neighboring homes.  I definitely recommend a drive-by of this location, even for those non-stalkers out there, as the neighborhood is definitely a sight to see!  Anne Hathaway’s house in the film is also located in San Francisco, and while I didn’t get a chance to stalk it on this trip, it’s definitely on my list for next time!

Until next time, Happy Stalking!  🙂

Stalk It: Grove High School is located at 2601 Lyon Street, at the intersection of Lyon and Green Street, in San Francisco.  Mia and her mom’s home can be found at 724 Brazil Avenue.  It is actually a real life former San Francisco fire house that was built in 1911. 

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4 responses to “The Princess Diaries

  1. Joy

    Oh, wow! That’s so cool! I was always wondering where Grove High School was in San Francisco, funny how it’s just a residence!

  2. Tracy

    Wow, it’s so cool to know where the building that they used for the Loft is. How did you find out?

  3. James

    The distance between her home and school would be one hell of a long ride on a scooter like she does in the movie.

  4. James

    Here’s another interesting bit of info: The distance between her home and school would be one hell of a long ride on a scooter like she does in the movie.

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