Discover Chelsea

A World of Contemporary Art, Lift Yourself Along the High Line, Stroll Historic Streets

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Once a quiet enclave of historic row houses and elegant churches, reaching from Greenwich Village to Midtown, this Westside enclave now boasts descriptions such as: Hip, charming, an enclave of the most important contemporary art galleries; dance and stand-up comedy, Off-Broadway theatre; important restaurants and amazing pubs; the Meatpacking District and unofficial home to the Gay Community…Modernism partners 1800’s architecture. Serious collectors of Contemporary Art visit their favorite galleries and public tours bring the curious and early collectors to the most important and interesting galleries. The Whitney Museum of American Art will find its new home here in 2014. Fashion Institue of Technology (FIT):free museum highlights the epochs and talent of fashion. Funky boutiques or Macy’s—shoppers are everywhere! Along the Hudson, Chelsea Piers and The High Line, Hudson River Greenway Park. Fable and Facts touch every aspect of Chelsea. Walk east—Fifth Avenue shopping and the Empire State Building! And the Jacob Javits Convention Center. Chelsea Market—filled with eateries, interesting shops, global food emporia—will grow over the next year. Chelsea’s Gay Scene is alive and well—perhaps a bit older now—bringing a special life to the scene. Add antique shops and flea markets—Chelsea IS special.

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