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Located on the outskirts of the West Village, this area is becoming more upscale and gentrified.
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West of Eighth Avenue, New York City, NY 10014
Midtown
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+1 212-555-1212
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All reviewsthe high linecobblestone streetschelsea marketmeat packinginteresting areadesigner storeshigh end shoppinggansevoort streetwalk aroundnew yorkevery cornerhudson riverhighlinegentrificationnycwhitneyarchitecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and funky area to walk around. Lots to see around Chelsea market. Browse the streets and shops . Lots of restaurants to select from take a leisurely walk on the high line

Thank tarita2017
Reviewed 7 June 2018

The Meatpacking District used to be super popular in the mid 2000's. It was famous due to amazing restaurants and the famous Ganzevoort Hotel, where Sex and the City was filmed at. It still is quite popular.

3  Thank PushExplore
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This is another area of shops. You get a very good selection of shops.Therr are enough food out let's to chose from.

1  Thank SE s
Reviewed 9 May 2018

A lot to see and do here. A lot of shopping, restaurants and places to grab a drink. The highline walk is a must do while in this area.

1  Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Meatpacking has a lot to offer. Some I don’t care for like the clubby restaurants and bars. But some good food, shopping, and other activities. Ample hills is delicious. Some street artists. And the Whitney.

Thank USCKaboom
Reviewed 22 March 2018

At one time you would have been reluctant to come here because it was nasty and dirty during the day and dangerous at night. Now it is loaded with high end boutique shopping and expensive places to eat. Kind of takes your breath away.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We walked to the meatpacking district down the highline which was a lovely walk so got lots of sights of the old buildings and architecture, it is very trendy with some lovely bars and restaurants definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank wgreenuk
Reviewed 11 February 2018

This area is one of the oldest parts of New York City. A cobblestoned region, has lovely bars, restaurants, cafes and wonderful shops. Lovely to walk thru, some very different and lovely buildings to see.

Thank ChazBroon
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Walked thru this area on my way to Lower Manhattan. Looks old fashioned but with some history. Like the architecture of houses. Good restaurants around

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Back in the 70's this district was disgusting. It was full of hookers, junkies and dealers. Now it is high end. There are name brand boutiques, classy restaurants, snobby hotels and trendy cafes. tourists love the place.

Thank Peter F
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Nikki B
6 September 2016|
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Response from JoeP2794 | Reviewed this property |
Worth seeing. Lots of action, bar scenes restaurants shopping. Shopping is mostly high end, expensive men and women's wear. Lots of street vendor shopping. The Apple Store is here too. Quaint. Cobble stone streets wear... More
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Angie J
5 July 2016|
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Response from Sheryl T | Reviewed this property |
Use mass transit. It can be awful to walk in the hot summer all those city blocks. You can rent a bicycle.
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Louise M
8 October 2015|
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Response from garyrichmond | Reviewed this property |
The meatpacking district is one of the hottest--and most expensive--are of NYC with plenty going on almost continuously. Besides the bars and clubs, there are a number of excellent restaurants. Of course don't miss the High... More
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