Chelsea is a neighborhood in NYC located between 14th Street and 34th Street from South to North, and between West Street / 12th Avenue and Fifth Avenue from West to East. The northern area of Chelsea encompasses Hell's Kitchen and Hudson Yards, NYC’s largest developments, and the northeast portion is known as the Garment District. East Chelsea contains NoMad and the Flatiron District and the southwest area is the Meatpacking District.
Chelsea Street View
Chelsea has a large community of artists and professionals in the art industry. It is known as the center of the art world in NYC, containing over 200 galleries in the Gallery District that display world-class contemporary art exhibits. Gagosian Gallery and the Pace Gallery are an example of just some of the leading galleries located in Chelsea. The Whitney Museum of American Art which is also located in Chelsea is a renowned museum in NYC with collections created by American artists during the 20th and 21st centuries.
The Whitney Museum of American Art
Gallery District- Gagosian Gallery
Chelsea has some beautiful historic brownstone streets. The architecture and structures in the neighborhood are well maintained by their owners, and even some historical buildings were turned to fine dining restaurants with outdoor seating with lively music. The Meatpacking District is packed with boutiques, restaurants, bars, and luxury condos which is only one block away from Hudson Yards, NYC’s largest development, where residents can relax from their Hudson River view homes.
Street view of Meatpacking District
The High Line is a 1.45-mile-long elevated linear park with a greenway. It was built on top of a former New York Central Railroad spur on the west side of Manhattan. Located above this public park is The Standard, High Line, which is an 18-story luxury boutique hotel with interesting architecture right by the bustling nightlife in the Meatpacking District. The Standard Grill near The High Line Rail-Trail is a popular restaurant featuring a front café and a street-side bistro.
The High Line
The Standard, High Line
The Standard Grill
Chelsea’s shopping area shows how culturally diverse the neighborhood is. The Chelsea Market is a festival marketplace located in a restored historic factory that hosts a variety of shops including bakeries, fish markets, wine stores, and many others. SushiNao is a chic Japanese venue with a rock garden that offers seasonal Japanese menus for brunch and dinner, tea, and dessert. Morimoto is an upscale restaurant serving Japanese cuisine prepared by Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto.
The Chelsea Market
Chelsea also has many popular dessert spots that are popular with the younger generations.
Doughnut Plant is one the iconic New York style doughnut shops serving handcrafted doughnuts with natural organic ingredients.
Ample Hills Creamery was named the best ice cream in the United States in 2015 by Zagat.
Ample Hills Creamery
Located between Midtown and the West Village, Chelsea is easy to travel through Manhattan by three express subway lines (F, E, Q). It is also accessible by the 7 train (extended to Hudson Yards), and the L train (the cross town from West Manhattan to Brooklyn).
Subway: B,D,F,M,N,Q,R,W to Herald Sq. | F,L,M to 14th St.-Sixth Ave. | 1,2,3 to 14th St. | A,C,E,L to Eighth Ave.-14th St. | 1 to 18th St. | 1 to 23rd St. | F,M to 23rd St. | R,W to 23rd St. | C,E to 23rd St. | 1 to 28th St. | R,W to 28th St.
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