meat packing district: The High Line: Manhattan's 21st Century Park - 07/18/08 02:51 PM

New York City released new renderings of The High Line. The High Line park is being built atop the former elevated train track transforming 22 blocks into an open park.
The High Line runs through three of Manhattans most dynamic neighborhoods, Hells Kitchen, West Chelsea and the Meat Packing District.

A sun deck with half an inch of running water is a feature of the new park.
The park's first phase, which runs from Gansevoort Street to 20th Street, is set to open by the end of this year. The second phase, which runs from 20th … (5 comments)

meat packing district: Florent Closes: End of an Era in The Meat Packing District: - 06/29/08 01:28 AM

 Restaurant Florent Closes.
Before the trendy restaurants, designer boutiques, designer glass condos, new hotels, and the new high line park... Before the Apple store opened and Google opened it's NY headquarters The Meat packing district was a gritty neighborhood with cobblestone streets where sloaughterhouses packed meat and there was Florent.
Before the young wall street types, fashion and model types and bridge and tunnel wannabe "sex in the city" types discovered the neighborhood the neighborhood demographic was primarily hookers, transvestites and leather men cruising outside the long gone sex clubs and bars with names like the Lure, the Manhole and the Mineshaft.
Florent, A beloved 24 hour french style … (8 comments)

meat packing district: High Line Update: Fujifilm joins Friends of the High Line - 06/21/07 05:24 AM

Fujifilm joins Friends of the High Line with Portrait project

Hundreds of photographs will be displayed in unique outdoor galleries to raise awareness of High Line park, projected to open in 2008.As the High Line park takes shape above the streets of New York City, construction fencing in the neighborhood will feature improvised outdoor art galleries covered with photographs of High Line supporters from the local community and beyond according to Friends of the High Line.
The group will also launch a Web site featuring the portraits,
Dubbed "The High Line Portrait Project" and made possible with a $50,000 … (2 comments)

meat packing district: Manhattan Neighborhood Market Report: Greenwich Village Real Estate Guide - 01/01/07 04:08 PM
Greenwich Village, West Village, Meat Packing District, East Village
Manhattan's most famous neighborhood has always been a popular place to live. Greenwich Village is the city's largest historic district.
The Village is bounded to the South by Houston Street, to the North by 14th Street, to the West by the Hudson River, Sixth Avenue divides The West Village and Greenwich Village and east of Broadway is the dividing line between the distinctively different, East Village.
Commonly referred by most people that live in the Village: West of Broadway to be defined as "Greenwich Village", "The Village" or "The West Village" while the area to … (41 comments)

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