Chelsea - New York City

Chelsea, the area just below midtown west is home to many artists who escaped the higher rents in SoHo. Mostly a residential neighborhood -large gay community home of many art galleries and restaurants. The Chelsea Historic District runs from 9th to about 10th Ave between 20th and 21st street. Historic Cusman Row is an area of Preserved Greek Revival houses from the early 1800’s. These homes were built by a merchant Don Cushman.

The Historic Chelsea Hotel can also be found in this area. Some of it's more famous residents: Mark Twain, Tenessee Wiliams and Bob Dylan. Also check out the Chelsea Piers, it's a hugh sports complex and shopping area on the west side. Many recreational activities to do for the entire family: Skating,  Rock Climbing, Indoor Golf, Bowling, Children's Playgrounds, Health Club and Spa. Nearby Hudson River Park runs from 59th Street, through Chelsea, all the way down to the Battery and is a great place to Bike. See the Chelsea Wkipedia Website.

The Flower District is an area on 6th ave (between 26th and 29th) that florists and distributers come to buy and sell plants and flowers.

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Chelsea Brewing Company
59 Chelsea Piers, Manhattan, NY 10001
12000 sq foot microbrew and restaurant

Chelsea Grill
135 8th Ave, Manhattan, NY 10011
Zagat's survey as one of the top five burgers in New York City

Green Table
75 9th Ave, Manhattan, NY 10011
Great lunch spot read review on site

Mesa Grill
102 5th Ave, Manhattan, NY 10011
Southwestern flare - Year's Best Restaurant by New York Magazine

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Our map of Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood includes directions, reviews as well as the location of popular sights and attractions you can find there, including: Chelsea Hotel, Chelsea Piers, Hudson River Park, Flower District, The High Line, Madison Square Garden, The Museum at FIT, Rubin Museum of Art, Chelsea Market & Manhattan Mall.

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