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NYC's Meatpacking District

The High Line, a park that runs along

The High Line, a park that runs along elevated railroad tracks, is a popular draw in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. (May 1, 2013) Photo Credit: Anthony Lanzilote

Manhattan's Meatpacking District, once known for some 250 meat markets and slaughterhouses, is now home to such tourist draws as the High Line elevated park and plenty of shops, galleries, bars and restaurants.

The High Line, a park that runs along
Photo Credit: Anthony Lanzilote

The High Line, a park that runs along elevated railroad tracks, is a popular draw in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. (May 1, 2013)

The High Line in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. (May
Photo Credit: Anthony Lanzilote

The High Line in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. (May 1, 2013)

The High Line in Manhattan's Meatpacking District is
Photo Credit: Anthony Lanzilote

The High Line in Manhattan's Meatpacking District is a well-landscaped park along elevated railroad tracks. (May 1, 2013)

The High Line in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. (May
Photo Credit: Anthony Lanzilote

The High Line in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. (May 1, 2013)

Pedestrians find quiet along the High Line in
Photo Credit: Anthony Lanzilote

Pedestrians find quiet along the High Line in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. (May 1, 2013)

A view of 15th Street, as seen from
Photo Credit: Anthony Lanzilote

A view of 15th Street, as seen from the High Line in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. (May 1, 2013)

From the High Line, a traveler can look
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From the High Line, a traveler can look down on the pedestrian plaza on Ninth Avenue and 14th Street in the Meatpacking District in Manhattan. (May 1, 2013)

A pedestrian plaza at 14th Street at Ninth
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A pedestrian plaza at 14th Street at Ninth Avenue in Manhattan's Meatpacking District houses food vendors. (May 1, 2013)

Street art can be seen throughout Manhattan's Meatpacking
Photo Credit: Anthony Lanzilote

Street art can be seen throughout Manhattan's Meatpacking District, including on Gansevoort Street. (May 1, 2013)

The Dream Hotel is located on West 16th
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The Dream Hotel is located on West 16th Street in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. (May 1, 2013)

Celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten dishes out Southeast Asian
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Celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten dishes out Southeast Asian street food family style at Spice Market in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. (May 1, 2013)

Ports 1961 in Manhattan's Meatpacking District offers a
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Ports 1961 in Manhattan's Meatpacking District offers a fresh-off-the-runway women's collection by creative director and designer Fiona Cibani and a men's collection from Ian Hylton. (May 1, 2013)

Diners lunch outside at the Standard Hotel, on
Photo Credit: Anthony Lanzilote

Diners lunch outside at the Standard Hotel, on Washington Street in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. (May 1, 2013)

Housed in a former Nabisco factory, Chelsea Market
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Housed in a former Nabisco factory, Chelsea Market is in the center of Manhattan's Meatpacking District. (May 1, 2013)

In the center of Manhattan's Meatpacking District, Chelsea
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In the center of Manhattan's Meatpacking District, Chelsea Market is full of food stores and restaurants. (May 1, 2013)

Skylights illuminate Chelsea Market in Manhattan's Meatpacking District.
Photo Credit: Anthony Lanzilote

Skylights illuminate Chelsea Market in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. (May 1, 2013)

Chelsea Market in Manhattan's Meatpacking District is full
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Chelsea Market in Manhattan's Meatpacking District is full of restaurants, food stores and more. (May 1, 2013)

Street art along on Gansevoort Street in Manhattan's
Photo Credit: Anthony Lanzilote

Street art along on Gansevoort Street in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. (May 1, 2013)

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