Chelsea

Whether wandering along the High Line, exploring art galleries, or indulging in Chelsea's diverse culinary scene, the neighborhood offers a vibrant and trendsetting experience at every turn.

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Chelsea: Where Art, Culture, and Style Converge

 

Welcome to Chelsea

Nestled on the west side of Manhattan, Chelsea is a dynamic and eclectic neighborhood celebrated for its thriving art scene, fashionable boutiques, and diverse culinary offerings. From the iconic High Line to the renowned galleries along West 24th Street, Chelsea embodies a unique blend of creativity and sophistication. Join us as we explore the highlights of this vibrant and trendsetting Manhattan enclave.

Getting There

Chelsea is conveniently accessible by subway, with the A/C/E and 1/2/3 lines serving the area. Its central location makes it easily reachable from other parts of Manhattan, offering both residents and visitors a seamless experience.

High Line: Urban Oasis

The High Line, a former elevated railway turned urban park, is a defining feature of Chelsea. Walk along this green oasis to enjoy public art installations, lush gardens, and panoramic views of the city. The High Line seamlessly integrates nature into the urban landscape, providing a tranquil escape.

Chelsea Market: Culinary Delights

Chelsea Market, housed in a historic factory building, is a food lover's paradise. Explore the diverse array of vendors offering gourmet foods, artisanal products, and international cuisines. From fresh seafood at the Lobster Place to decadent treats at Amy's Bread, Chelsea Market is a culinary haven.

Gallery District: Art Mecca

Chelsea is renowned for its Gallery District, concentrated around West 24th Street. Explore contemporary art at esteemed galleries like Gagosian Gallery, David Zwirner, and Pace Gallery. The neighborhood's artistic energy extends beyond the galleries, with street art and public installations adorning the streets.

Fashionable Boutiques on King's Road

King's Road, also known as Seventh Avenue, is a fashion destination featuring stylish boutiques and designer stores. Explore local fashion at STORY or discover curated selections at Anthropologie. Chelsea's fashion scene reflects the neighborhood's trendsetting style.

Chelsea Piers: Recreational Haven

Chelsea Piers, situated along the Hudson River, offers a myriad of recreational activities. From sports facilities and golf driving ranges to bowling alleys and a skydiving simulator, Chelsea Piers provides diverse options for fitness and entertainment with waterfront views.

The High Line Hotel: Architectural Gem

The High Line Hotel, housed in a historic red-brick building, is a distinctive architectural gem in Chelsea. The hotel's courtyard, adorned with a beautiful garden, exudes charm and offers a tranquil retreat within the bustling neighborhood.

Culinary Diversity on Ninth Avenue

Ninth Avenue is a culinary hotspot, featuring an array of restaurants, cafes, and eateries. Indulge in global cuisines, from sushi at Morimoto to Mexican delights at Tacombi. Ninth Avenue's diverse dining options cater to every palate.

Chelsea Waterside Park: Family-Friendly Spaces

Chelsea Waterside Park provides family-friendly spaces with playgrounds, sports facilities, and waterfront views. The park is a gathering place for locals and offers a scenic backdrop for outdoor activities and relaxation.

Community Events and Chelsea Art Walk

Chelsea hosts community events, including the Chelsea Art Walk, which celebrates the neighborhood's artistic spirit. Galleries, studios, and businesses open their doors to the public, creating a dynamic atmosphere that showcases Chelsea's cultural diversity.

Final Thoughts

Chelsea invites you to immerse yourself in its artistic allure, savor its culinary delights, and experience a neighborhood that seamlessly combines creativity and urban sophistication. Whether wandering along the High Line, exploring art galleries, or indulging in Chelsea's diverse culinary scene, the neighborhood offers a vibrant and trendsetting experience at every turn.

Around Chelsea, NY

There's plenty to do around Chelsea, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
96
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
100
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including NYFoodBox, Cuffie Ridge Vegan Café, and Arrow & Archer Bespoke.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 0.41 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.56 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.94 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.78 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.69 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.15 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Overview for Chelsea, NY

54,847 people live in Chelsea, where the median age is 42 and the average individual income is $111,735. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

54,847

Total Population

42 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$111,735

Average individual Income

Schools in Chelsea, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Chelsea. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Hudson High School Of Learning Technologies
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Landmark High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Satellite Academy High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Ps 11 William T Harris
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
High School Of Fashion Industries (The)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Humanities Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
James Baldwin School-A School For Expeditionary Lrning
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Winston Preparatory School
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
Nyc Lab High School For Collaborative Studies
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Manhattan Business Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Ps 33 Chelsea Prep
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Nyc Lab Middle School For Collaborative Studies
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
2/5
Avenues The World School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available

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