7. The Royal Tenenbaum House is on City Island


The summer house from Wes Anderson’s, “The Royal Tenenbaums is located on City Island, at the end of Tier Street just west of William Avenue. This house includes a whale weathervane and a wraparound porch overlooking Eastchester Bay and Pelham Bay Park. The same house was in 1962’s “Long Day’s Journey Into Night starring Katharine Hepburn. The island is also a picturesque backdrop for films in general. The City Island Diner was featured in Solitary Man with Michael Douglas and Susan Sarandon and Jerry Seinfeld’s YouTube series: “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.”