Meatpacking District, New York City

Hip bars, restaurants, and boutique clothing shops dominate this reinvigorated historic neighborhood known as Meatpacking District. Officially called Gansevoort Market, the district formerly housed most of the city's meat distribution companies, but regrowth has made it one of the trendiest areas in the Big Apple. During the day visit exclusive boutique clothing stores, and at night visit the district's restaurants and clubs, keeping an eye out for celebrities. In this area you'll find the Ground Zero Museum Workshop, which exists to aid in the understanding of what happened during the terror attacks on September 11, 2001. The district is also home to the High Line, a park built on a raised railway line, which sits 11 m (35 ft) above the street. To visit Meatpacking District on your holiday in New York City, and find out what else New York City has to offer, use our New York City tour itinerary planner .
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  • It used to be a subjugation area in the area where there was a meat factory and a meat warehouse, but now it is a commercial district that is well maintained and goes to the tip of the trend. The Whitney Museum of Art, luxury designer shops and Chelsea Market are just a short walk away.
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  • 14 Street Subway Station is a short walk away. There are fashionable shops on the site of factories and warehouses. I hope you can try to reach Greenwich Village via the meatpacking area from Chelsea.
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