Meatpacking District, Manhattan
Oysters, shrimp, and lobster rolls, from Ed’s Lobster Bar
Interior of Gansevoort Market
From nightlife to the ever-evolving art scene, this Manhattan neighborhood offers plenty to eat, see and do!
52 Gansevoort Street
New to the neighborhood is another enormous indoor food market! The Gansevoort Street Market, which originally opened in the late 1800’s, has been revived near the southern tip of The High Line. The 20+ vendor lineup includes David Bouhadana’s Sushi Dojo, a new Greek yogurt bar concept, Smorgasburg vendor the Bruffin’s first brick and mortar location, an outpost of Brooklyn favorite Champion Coffee, and many more!
75 9th Avenue (Between 15th and 16th)
Originally home to the Nabisco corporation, Chelsea Market now houses the city’s largest collection of gourmet-food retailers. An 800-ft-long concourse is filled with fountains, sculptures, and an array of shops! If you’re looking for something sweet, try a cookie at Fat Witch Bakery or a chocolate chubbie at Sarabeth’s Bakery. For a hearty meal, try The Lobster Place, Amy’s Bread, Ronnybrook Dairy or Friedman’s Lunch.
Jack Shainman Gallery
513 West 20th Street
Jack Shainman Gallery exhibits and represents contemporary artists from all over the world. Use The Chelsea Gallery Map to plan any visit to an art gallery in the neighborhood. It’s a great tool!
320 West 13th Street
White Columns is NYC’s oldest alternative non-profit exhibition space. Open since 1998, its known for showcasing up-and-coming artists and has displayed the works of many renowned artists.
Big Onion Walking Tours
W 23rd Street (Between 7th and 8th)
No need to make a reservation, just meet in front of the Chelsea hotel for a fantastic walking tour that will take you all around the neighborhood! Some of the sites are associated with Janis Joplin, Dylan Thomas and even the birthplace of the Oreo cookie!
The High Line
Gansevoort Street to 20th Street on 10th Avenue
A must-see for any NYC tourist, located on an old abandoned elevated railroad track, this New York City staple offers more than just a great view of the waterfront. The 1.45 mile-long Public Park, running from Gansevoort Street to 34th Street, offers art, family and entertainment programs. Take a look at their events calendar to plan your trip!
3 Ninth Avenue
Located in a loft-like space, the luxury clothing store offers a fresh-off-the-runway women’s collection by creative director and designer Fiona Cibani and men collections from Ian Hylton.
809 Washington Street
This boutique store was opened by FIT grad Philip Salem in May 2012. Owen showcases high-end men’s and women’s clothing collections from about 30 sought-after designers in a glamorous store.