Originally known as Ron’s Barn, this house has moved around the backlot a number of times.
This barn-like house set was built for All That Heaven Allows, in 1955, featuring Rock Hudson playing Ron Kirby. The set was built on the backlot next to the original Falls Lake. Following that production, the set was modified to move it to Colonial Street.
Featured in ‘The Hardy Boys’ (1977 – 79) and ‘The New Lassie’ (1989) TV series ‘The ‘Burbs’ (1988) as the Rumsfield’s home and in ‘Deep Impact’ (2003), this house was Featured in ‘Desperate Housewives’ as 4353 Wisteria Lane, Susan Mayer’s home [Teri Hatcher].
Seen on Screen: Universal Studios Hollywood [Hardy]
|All That Heaven Allows [Feature Film]||1955||Douglas Sirk|
|The set for Rock Hudson's character Ron Kirby's home was built on the backlot next to old Falls Lake, and was known as Ron's Barn when it was moved to Colonial Street. It's now known as the Hardy Boys house. The Cleaver house was also featured.|
|The Hardy Boys / Nancy Drew Mysteries [TV Series]||1977-1979||Edward Stratemeyer|
|Backlot sets Apartments and Colonial Street (Hardy House, Drew House, Ron's Barn) featured.|
|Deep Impact [Feature Film]||1998||Mimi Leder|
|Colonial Street (Hardy House) featured as the residential street where Leo lives. Falls Lake also featured.|
|Desperate Housewives [TV Series]||2004 - 2012||Marc Cherry|
|Colonial Street and Elm Street as well as Stage 01 [production of season 3 started on Stage 1 then moved to other stages including larger Stage 41], Stage 03, Stage 04, Stage 05. In Season 1 Episode 18 the Log Cabin appeared as Camp Hennessey. Colonial Street sets featured: Delta House, Munster House, Harvey House, Hardy House, Dana House, Burbs House, Providence House, Cleaver House|