John Mellencamp – “Pink Houses” Video Locations

This house at 530 York Rd. in Austin, Indiana was used in John Mellencamp's video for "Pink Houses."

This house at 530 York Rd. in Austin, Indiana was used in John Mellencamp’s video for “Pink Houses.”

530 York Road, Austin, Indiana.

Indiana State Road 250 and U.S. Highway 31 in Uniontown, Indiana.

John Mellencamp’s “Pink Houses,” off of his 1983 album Uh-Huh, reached #8 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in early 1984. The iconic video was shot in Southern Indiana around the towns of Seymour, Austin and Bloomington. The house in the beginning of the video that has the man on the porch is located at 530 York, Rd in Austin, Indiana. The house is still standing.

 

From the video for John Mellencamp's "Pink Houses," the house at 530 York Rd. in Austin, Indiana.

From the video for John Mellencamp’s “Pink Houses,” the house at 530 York Rd. in Austin, Indiana.

 

The old man sitting in a rocking chair in the Pink Houses video

The old man sitting in a rocking chair in front of the house at 530 York Rd. in Austin, Indiana, in the “Pink Houses” video.

 

Map of 530 York Rd. in Austin, Indiana where the house for the "Pink Houses" video is located.

Map of 530 York Rd. in Austin, Indiana where the house for the “Pink Houses” video is located.

 




 

The scene at the end of the video with John and his band dancing around outside the white, two-story gas station is located on the SE corner of Indiana State Road 250 and U.S. Highway 31, Uniontown, Indiana. The building has since been torn down.

John Mellencamp and his band playing in front of the gas station on Indiana State Road 250 and U.S. Highway 31 in Uniontown, Indiana.

John Mellencamp and his band playing in front of the gas station on Indiana State Road 250 and U.S. Highway 31 in Uniontown, Indiana.

 

The location of the gas station in Uniontown, Indiana (now demolished) as it appears today.

The location of the gas station in Uniontown, Indiana (now demolished) as it appears today.

 

Map of the location of the gas station site in Uniontown, Indiana.

Map of the location of the gas station site in Uniontown, Indiana.