It's House Hunters, with a tropical twist! Follow some lucky buyers who aren't just looking for a house, they're looking the ultimate getaway — their own private island! Follow families as they tour three separate islands, complete with vacation homes and gorgeous beachfronts. Then see which beautiful tropical island escape they choose!
Runtime: 30 minutes
Island Hunters - Long Island City - Netflix
Long Island City (LIC) is the westernmost residential and commercial neighborhood of the New York City borough of Queens. LIC is noted for its rapid and ongoing residential growth and gentrification, its waterfront parks, and its thriving arts community. LIC has among the highest concentration of art galleries, art institutions, and studio space of any neighborhood in New York City. It is bordered by Astoria to the north; the East River to the west; Hazen Street, 49th Street, and New Calvary Cemetery in Sunnyside to the east; and Newtown Creek—which separates Queens from Greenpoint, Brooklyn—to the south. It originally was the seat of government of the Town of Newtown, and remains the largest neighborhood in Queens. The area is part of Queens Community Board 1, located north of the Queensboro Bridge and Queens Plaza; it is also of Queens Community Board 2 to the south. Long Island City is the eastern terminus of the Queensboro Bridge, also known as the 59th Street Bridge, which is the only non-toll automotive route connecting Queens and Manhattan. Northwest of the bridge terminus are the Queensbridge Houses, a development of the New York City Housing Authority and the largest public housing complex in North America.
Island Hunters - K-12 - Netflix
Long Island City is served by the New York City Department of Education. Long Island City is zoned to: P.S. 17 Henry David Thoreau School P.S. 70 P.S. 76 William Hallet School P.S. 78 P.S. 85 Judge Charles Vallone P.S. 111 Jacob Blackwell School P.S. 112 Dutch Kills School P.S. 150 P.S. 166 Henry Gradstein School P.S. 171 Peter G. Van Alst School P.S. 199 Maurice A. Fitzgerald School I.S. 10 H. Greeley School I.S. 141 The Steinway School I.S. 204 Oliver W. Holmes I.S. 126 Albert Shanker School For Visual And Performing Arts Additionally, Long Island City is home to: Baccalaureate School for Global Education, a 7-12 school Queens Paideia School, an independent progressive school that offers personalized learning and group activities for its mixed-age student body, K-8 St. Raphael School (closed)
Island Hunters - References - Netflix