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High-end shopping, dining, and nightlife on cobblestone streets.
Studio / 1 BR
37% Complete
3,300
2 Bedrooms
58% Complete
5,200
3 Bedrooms
76% Complete
6,800
4 Bedrooms
100% Complete
8,995

Good For
  • Professionals
  • Singles

 

What's around
  • 21 Fitness options
  • 168 Shops
  • 115 Restaurants
  • 6 Grocery stores/markets
  • 1 Banks
  • 50 Nightlife options

 


PUBLIC TRANSITExcellent

WALKABILITYExcellent
Safety

The Meatpacking District has a below average violent crime rate and an average property crime rate for New York City.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Meatpacking District LIKE?

It's hard to believe that in the early 1900s the Meatpacking District was home to 250 slaughterhouses and meat packing plants (hence the name) or that the celebrated High Line Park was once a freight railway that carted the resulting product outside of the city.

That's because today Meatpacking is one of the trendier and more upscale parts of Manhattan – its cobblestone streets are full of expensive fashion boutiques, expensive hotels, and expensive restaurants, bars, and clubs (okay, okay, not everything is super expensive, but you get the idea). On weekend nights the scene can be pretty chaotic.

This is largely a retail and business area though there are some pricey apartments and condos available. If you can afford it, it's hard to beat the location. You'll have all the dining options of Meatpacking plus the adjacent neighborhoods of Chelsea and the West Village, and you're steps from a subway line when you do feel the need to go elsewhere in the city. For any residents with kids there are good elementary and middle schools close by.

Meatpacking is bordered on the north by Chelsea, on the east and south by the West Village, and on the west by the Hudson River.

 

Commute:
Wall Street: 3 miles / 10-25 minutes by car / 25 minutes by transit
Rockefeller Center: 3 miles / 15-35 minutes by car / 25 minutes by transit
Jersey City: 7.5 miles / 20-40 minutes by car / 30 minutes by transit

Meatpacking District New York City Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Meatpacking District Local Flavor
Morimoto
Morimoto 88 10TH AVE, NEW YORK, NY 10011 MAP
http://www.morimotonyc.com/

This impressive Japanese restaurant has a modern aesthetic and delicious food.

High Line Park
High Line Park 820 WASHINGTON ST, NEW YORK, NY 10014 MAP
http://www.thehighline.org/

An iconic public park built on a historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan's West Side.

Whitney Museum of American Art
Whitney Museum of American Art 99 GANSEVOORT ST, NEW YORK, NY 10014 MAP
http://whitney.org/

This museum houses one of the world's foremost collections of modern and contemporary American art. The roof deck offers great views of the city.

Chelsea Market
Chelsea Market 75 9TH AVE, NEW YORK, NY 10011 MAP
http://www.chelseamarket.com/

Attracting 6 million visitors annually, this is one of the most popular destinations in New York City. The hardest choice here is deciding what to eat.

The Lobster Place
The Lobster Place 75 9TH AVE, NEW YORK, NY 10011 MAP
http://lobsterplace.com/

You had me at "delicious lobster roll".

Photo Credits: Thanks to @itsnyd3ll, @matt_goldberg31, @gansmarket, @jetset.away, @girlswhoeat, @plungenyc,  and @thericecookers for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

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