Movies Filmed at Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

1961 E Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Y3, Canada

Part of The University of British Columbia

Originally the UBC Main Library which was constructed in 1925, the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre underwent a massive renovation and expansion a few years ago and now contains a large library, study areas, and a cafe. It also contains a super cool robotic book retrieval system.

Nearby Locations
Memorial Road (between Main & East Mall) from The Magicians
102 m

Buchanan Tower from Supernatural and 5 other movies.
121 m

Hennings Building from Human Target
128 m

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Boston Federal Building

Where Peter goes to talk to Broyles and then meets Amy Jessup again in episode #201 "A New Day in the Old Town".

Massachusetts Port Authority

Man finds a dead body in the fountain here in episode 3x11 “Reciprocity”.

Harvard University

Establishing shots of Harvard University.

The Magicians

Van Pelt Fountain

Quentin tries to talk to Alice about what happened in the classroom when they are drawn away by Eliot and Margo in episode 1x02 “The Source of Magic”. Alice and Quentin try to track down Charlie in the fountain in episode 1x03 “Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting”. Marina and Julia arrive on campus after the wards go down in episode 1x04 “The World in the Walls”.

Appears in 6 additional episodes.
Lesser Evils

Students swarm inside to safety after the wards go down.

A Flock of Lost Birds

Kimber D'Antoni finds herself on the Brakebills campus after climbing over a fence and is greeted by a student who brings her to the entrance exam.

Lost, Found, Fucked

Julia corners Todd to talk about her failing grades and Todd accidentally spills the beans about Dean Fogg.

Marry Fuck Kill

Eliot looks around the empty plaza and sees the edges of world going sketchy.

Escape from the Happy Place

Eliot chases Margo outside his happy place and finds Charlton begging to be let inside.

Do Something Crazy

Dean Fogg walks across a very busy campus with Penny and explains his current predicament.


Julia uses her magic to steal money from an ATM in episode 1x03 “Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting”.

Brakebills South (exterior)

The students arrive at the Brakebills campus in Antarctica in episode 1x07 “The Mayakovsky Circumstance”.


Department of Genetics

Mel helps organize a protest of Professor Thaine outside the building where his lab is located in pilot episode. Mel and Maggie are given a vision of 1989 to learn what happened to cause Brenda to become a ghost and they spot their mother who is pregnant with Macy in episode 1x06 “Kappa Spirit”. Maggie runs into Mel walking with Niko to Tessa's apartment while she is on her way to meet Parker in episode 1x19 “Source Material”.



After giving a history lecture Lucy learns that her tenure review has been delayed in pilot episode.