things to do in chelsea
Built in 1830, New York’s Chelsea neighbourhood is a contemporary art district known for its beautiful amalgamation of industrial landmark and shiny new structures. Previously dominated as an industrial hub with freight lines, warehouses and shipping, the neighbourhood has evolved over the years and is now home to many prestigious spaces such as Gagosian Gallery, Gladstone Gallery and residential units.
Buzzing with rich culture and modern architecture, today Chelsea is one of the popular places to live in New York City. Widely known as the city's gay nexus as well as the perfect place for art lovers (over 200 galleries), the neighbourhood reflects the ethnic and social diversity of the population here. The neighbourhood has everything you need to make your day exciting in terms of things to do, eat and see. You will find some amazing ethnic restaurants, shops, clothing boutiques and flea markets in the area.
The neighbourhood is easily accessible by the New York City Subway routes namely IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line's 1 2 services, the IND Eighth Avenue Line's A C E services, and the IND Sixth Avenue Line's F M services.