Chelsea and the surrounding neighborhoods: Meat packing district, West Village, Flatiron District, Madison Square Park are the nexus for art, food, fashion, design and technology. This central location offers easy access to public transportation with the 1,6, C,E,F,M, N&R subway stations just one block away! You can walk to Central Park, Times Square, Theater district and pretty much anywhere else you'd like to go within 30 minutes.
Chelsea has become an alternative shopping destination with high end boutiques like Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, Christian louboutin just a few blocks away. The Chelsea market and Eataly are destinations for food lovers and shopper alike.
Chelsea has become the center of the New York art world as galleries have migrated there from all over, there are more than 350 art galleries and counting.
The high line Park is a winding public oasis in the sky that slivers through the corridors of concrete on top of the skeleton of the old NYC rail system, it's a triumph of green architecture and design ,the beginnings of an urban space revolution to be appreciated by generations to come !
So, much good food, Chelsea has loads of great restaurants from the glamorous flagships of household name chefs to the neighborhood favorites that give Chelsea it's distinct flavor like Elmo, cook shop,cafeteria, the red cat, klee, , trestles on 10th, blossom gourmet vegan, Colicchio and Sons and room service, Just to name a few!
Chelsea is neighbored by the
Hudson River Park which is a waterside park on the Hudson river that extends from 59 street south to battery Park . Bicycle and pedestrian path run thru the Manhattan waterfront and Greenway which span the city north to south, opening up the waterfront for recreational use, the park includes tennis and soccer fields batting cages, children's playground, dog run, recreational piers, hockey rink, tennis courts, skateboard park and many other features.
Hudson River Park also connects Chelsea to many other recreational sites and landmarks including battery Park, the World Trade Center site, world Financial Ctr., Chelsea Piers, Intrepid Sea-air- space Museum and Riverside Park runs thru the neighborhoods of lower Manhattan battery Park city Tribeca Greenwich Village Gansevoort market the meatpacking district, Midtown West and Hells kitchen.