The building is located on the Merrick Boulevard strip
, which intersects with Liberty Avenue and is adjacent to York College.
The Greenberg character doesn't drive, but his girlfriend (played by actress Greta Gerwig) does, and the movie finds its groove simply observing her at the wheel of her car, with Sunset Boulevard strip
malls blurring past her window.
Is that simple strip of grass between the street and the sidewalk a berm, boulevard, boulevard strip
, city strip, devil strip, green belt.