Welcome to Chelsea
The hub of world-class art galleries and a vibrant nightlife scene
With abundant art galleries, eclectic shops, world-famous retrofit architecture, and diverse restaurants and businesses, the Chelsea neighborhood is the perfect destination for those seeking a sundry lifestyle. Loaded with charm, culture, and creativity, Chelsea is the place to be for active individuals willing to try new culinary cuisines and thrilling experiences. Located between the Meatpacking District and Hudson Yards, Chelsea is a chic and vibrant community bustling with things to do and see.
Choose from brand new condos in highrises or scour the market for a historically renovated walk-up — housing possibilities are endless (and highly coveted) in Chelsea. Each block exudes an air of upscale luxury while maintaining a whimsical, imaginative atmosphere. There is truly something for everyone in the Chelsea neighborhood.
What to Love
- Foodie paradise — hundreds of delicious, award-winning options within the neighborhood
- Gorgeous brownstones and post-war walkups
- The diverse and eclectic community atmosphere
From diverse restaurants and bars to cultural events and quirky independent shops, Chelsea has it all. A haven for artists, creatives, and young professionals, living in Chelsea affords abundant resources and opportunities to hone creative skills and talents and provides a luxury experience while doing it. Choose from historic post-war walkups, luxury condos, or renovated apartment warehouses for residences in this neighborhood and enjoy a life of diversity, variety, and culture in one of the most popular Manhattan neighborhoods.
Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping
A food and retail space offering global perspectives, visit Chelsea Market, an internationally renowned brand and one of the greatest indoor food markets and retailers in the world. Chelsea Market offers diverse vendors and merchants selling local and international products. Set on the historic site when the Algonquin tribes used to make their trades, Chelsea Market is a homage to the past, destined to be a “market hub” since its inception. Welcoming over six million visitors a year, Chelsea Market is one of the top attractions of the neighborhood and everyone’s favorite destination for fresh, quality goods.
Cookshop offers contemporary American cuisine and honest, seasonal dining to the Chelsea neighborhood. A partnership between quality dining and the use of local, organic ingredients, Cookshop provides the community with healthy options and seasonal dishes using sustainable practices. Open for lunch, brunch, and dinner, Cookshop is a great choice if you’re looking to support an independently-owned and climate-conscious business.
Things to Do
The annual NYC Gay Pride Parade is a colorful celebration of life and love honoring the LGBTQ+ community each June. With celebrations held throughout the city all month long, the parade runs through the Chelsea neighborhood and brings even more incredible energy to the already vibrant community. Make sure to check the website for a list of events in the neighborhood closer to June!
High Line Park is a 1.45-mile elevated linear park located on a former railway that runs through the Chelsea neighborhood. A connecting foot/bike path winding through the surrounding Manhattan communities, the Highline offers great views of the city and educational experiences to learn about nature and features open-air art installations, and showcases several local businesses along the elevated parkway. The Chelsea Waterside Park is another top destination for outdoor experiences within the city and offers picnic areas, water fountains and play areas for kids and dogs, and turf fields for various athletic events.
Located along the Hudson River, Chelsea Piers is a series of piers that were once used as passenger ship terminals in the early 20th century. Today, the Piers are home to a gigantic playground for over 25 different sports and recreational opportunities. Take a yoga class, learn to ice skate, or join a team and have an awesome time letting loose and playing at Chelsea Piers.