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The Undoing: Donald Sutherland's sprawling NYC apartment in the show is mix of two homes

Donald Sutherland's sprawling New York City apartment in The Undoing is mix of two multi-million dollar Central Park facing homes and a specially built set in Queens. 

Brisbane House at 1215 Fifth Avenue on the Upper East Side serves as the exterior for the home owned by Sutherland's character Franklin Reinhart; but the interior shots were taken at 1107 Fifth Avenue - which sold for $21million in 2019 - and the studio, according to dirt.com.   

Viewers in the US finally discovered who killed Elena Alves Sunday night during the gripping finale of The Undoing, which has captivated audiences across the globe.

Filmed on location, the show's backdrop of New York City proved to be the perfect showcase for Franklin's wealth as his daughter Grace, played by Nicole Kidman, fought to uncover the truth about the gruesome murder.  

1215 Fifth Avenue on the Upper East Side serves as the exterior for Sutherland's character Franklin Reinhart. Viewers finally discovered who killed Elena Alves Sunday night during the gripping finale of The Undoing

For the interior, 1107 Fifth provided the backdrop for Franklin's balcony, dining room, bedroom and living room

The two bedrooms, four bathroom apartment used for the series was on sale for $21 million at the time of filming by Brown Harris Stevens and was owned by former chief executive of Sony Howard Stringer, dirt.com reports

A floor plan reveals the home also boasts a library and study as well as spectacular views across Manhattan. The David E. Kelley-created series, which stars Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant, was the most watched night of viewing for an HBO original series since the season 2 finale of the previous Kelley-Kidman collaboration, Big Little Lies

The home also boasts a kitchen, breakfast room, library and a study; this room was used in filming for The Undoing 

For the interior, 1107 Fifth provided the backdrop for Franklin's balcony, dining room, bedroom and living room

Filmed on location, the show's backdrop of New York City proved to be the perfect showcase for Franklin's wealth as his daughter Grace, played by Nicole Kidman, fought to uncover the truth about the gruesome murder. 1107 Fifth is pictured 

Brisbane House's lobby, where homes sell for $3.5million, was also used by the show's creators. Police waited there to question Grace about the murder in scenes from the show. 

For the interior, 1107 Fifth provided the backdrop for Franklin's balcony, dining room, bedroom and living room. It exterior also served as the entrance to Grace's therapy office. 

The two bedroom, four bathroom apartment used for the series was on sale for $21 million at the time of filming by Brown Harris Stevens and was owned by former chief executive of Sony Howard Stringer, dirt.com reports.

The home also boasts a kitchen, breakfast room, library and a study.

The four bedroom, two bathroom home 'rests high above the beauty and grandeur of Central Park' according to its sellers 

The home is on Fifth Avenue in Carnegie Hill, one of New York's most sought-after neighborhoods. In the final moments of the episode it emerged that Jonathan had actually murdered Elena (Matilda De Angelis), the mother of his illegitimate daughter, in a brutal attack in her New York art studio that fateful night

The floor plan of the apartment that served as Franklin's impressive Manhattan abode

The blue great room, where Grace and Franklin played chess and piano during scenes, was a specially made set built at Kaufman Astoria Studios in Queens. The bedrooms for Grace and her son Henry (played by Noah Jupe) were also constructed there. 

Production designer Lester Cohen said of that set: 'In addition, we constructed some hallways that matched the existing location in order to create believable transitions as characters moved from one part of the apartment on location, into another part of the apartment on the studio set.' 

In the final moments of the episode it emerged that Jonathan had actually murdered Elena (Matilda De Angelis), the mother of his illegitimate daughter, in a brutal attack in her New York art studio that fateful night. 

That studio is in Harlem at 181 Lenox Avenue at 119th Street; De Angelis' character Elena lives with her family in 102 E. 103rd Street. 

The David E. Kelley-created series, which stars Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant, was the most watched night of viewing for an HBO original series since the season 2 finale of the previous Kelley-Kidman collaboration, Big Little Lies. Three million viewers tuned in, per Deadline.

Director Susanne Bier told Architectural Digest of Franklin's home: 'It’s intentionally austere and has a dignified sense of style.'

She told Vulture: 'My initial thought was capturing the experience of walking in Central Park and looking at those apartments and wondering what it’s like.'   

The blue great room, where Grace and Franklin played chess and piano during scenes, pictured, was a specially made set built at Kaufman Astoria Studios in Queens. The bedrooms for Grace and her son Henry were also constructed there

Henry, right, (played by Noah Jupe) stars alongside Sutherland as Franklin Reinhart. They are pictured in the NYC apartment

Grace and Jonathan Fraser's home: A five-story, nine-bedroom townhouse on Manhattan's Upper East Side, built in 1878 that's on the market for $29,995,000

As for Nicole Kidman's character Grace, her fictional townhouse is on the real estate market.

The Upper East Side brownstone, situated between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue near Central Park, serves as the exterior for the home owned by Kidman's character Grace Fraser and her husband Jonathan, who is played by Hugh Grant.

The property is located at 8 East 63rd Street, the same address the Frasers give in the crime drama; interior scenes were also shot there, Vanity Fair reports, but the style is different to those seen on the show.

Grace and Jonathan's home: As for Nicole Kidman's character Grace, her fictional townhouse is on the real estate market

The five-story townhouse sits between NYC's famed Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue, and is right near Central Park

The nine-bedroom townhouse was built in 1878, based on a design by renowned American architect, C.P.H. Gilber

It was designed in a neo English classical style, and boasts bay windows, herringbone floors and high ceilings

The home's listing reads: 'This is a rare opportunity to live in an architecturally significant townhouse in one of the most extraordinary locations on the Upper East Side'

The parlor floor gallery leads to a series of rooms perfect for entertaining, including the drawing room, the library and the grand dining room

The pad acted as the backdrop for Nicole's home in the hit TV show, in which she stars with Hugh Grant

On screen, the Frasers' home is dark and moody with lilac walls and a trendy exposed brick kitchen. But in reality the five-story home at 8 East 63rd Street is bright and airy, complete with large windows, high ceilings and a neutral color scheme.

The stunning property is on sale with Sotheby's International Realty for an eye-watering $29,995,000.  

As for the school Grace and Jonathon's son Henry attends, that is the fiction Reardon which uses Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church located at 75 E. 93rd Street as a backdrop; it's the same set used by Gossip Girl. 

Franklin's North Fork Beach House: 'Bohemian' six-bedroom home that also featured in HBO's Girls

The Beach House both Grace and Henry flee to - and where the murder weapon was found - is actually in Rocky Point in North Fork, Long Island and is available to rent for $1,100 a night. 

The six bedroom, four bathroom home is described as 'bohemian' and boasts a pool as well as beach views. 

It also featured in HBO's Girls.  

It's AirBnB listing reads: 'This super romantic six-bedroom house was originally built as a coast guard life saving station in 1893. It has been beautifully renovated, and furnished with vintage furniture, to maintain its classic farmhouse charm, but with many modern conveniences.

'This is a family house, used by it's owners throughout the year and lovingly lived in.'  

The Beach House: This is the home both Grace and Henry flee to - and where the murder weapon was found - in the wake of Elena's death. It is actually in Rocky Point in North Fork, Long Island and is available to rent for $1,100 a night

The six bedroom, four bathroom home is described as 'bohemian' and boasts a pool as well as beach views

It's AirBnB listing reads: 'This super romantic six-bedroom house was originally built as a coast guard life saving station in 1893. It has been beautifully renovated, and furnished with vintage furniture, to maintain its classic farmhouse charm, but with many modern conveniences'

The home also starred in HBO's Girls according to its AirBnB listing where it can be rented for $1,100 a night 

'This is a family house, used by it's owners throughout the year and lovingly lived in', the listing adds 

The home has beachside views but also has it's own private pool, seen above. Grace flees to this home with her son 

The backyard of the beach home is where Henry found the murder weapon used by his dad to kill his lover Elena 

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