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  • 1. Chelsea Market

    Chelsea | Market/Bazaar

    This former Nabisco plant—where the first Oreos were baked in 1912—now houses more than 50 shops, food vendors, and sit-down restaurants. Probably...Read More

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  • 2. Museum at FIT

    Chelsea | Museum/Gallery

    What this small three-gallery museum in the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) lacks in size and effects, it more than makes up for in substance...Read More

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    3. The High Line

    Chelsea | Park/Playground

    Once a railroad track carrying freight trains, this elevated space has been transformed into one of the city’s top attractions—a 1½-mile landscaped...Read More

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  • 4. 303 Gallery

    Chelsea | Museum/Gallery

    International cutting-edge artists shown here include photographer Doug Aitken and installation artists Karen Kilimnik and Jane and Louise Wilson...Read More

  • 5. Casey Kaplan

    Chelsea | Museum/Gallery

    While many galleries are fleeing Chelsea's high rents for less pricey and more artist-friendly neighborhoods like the Lower East Side or the...Read More

  • 6. Cheim & Read

    Chelsea | Museum/Gallery

    Louise Bourgeois, William Eggleston, Joan Mitchell, Jenny Holzer, Donald Baechler, and Jack Pierson are among the artists represented at this...Read More

  • 7. Chelsea Piers

    Chelsea | Sports Venue

    This sports-and-entertainment complex along the Hudson River between 17th and 23rd Streets, a phenomenal example of adaptive reuse, is the size...Read More

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  • 8. Cushman Row

    Chelsea | Building/Architectural Site

    Built in 1840 for merchant and developer Don Alonzo Cushman, this string of redbrick beauties between 9th and 10th Avenues represents some of...Read More

  • 9. David Zwirner

    Chelsea | Museum/Gallery

    Zwirner is one of the most prominent figures in the world of contemporary art, and his several galleries around the world show multimedia work...Read More

  • 10. Gagosian Gallery

    Chelsea | Museum/Gallery

    This internationally renowned modern gallery has two large Chelsea branches (the other is at 522 West 21st Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues...Read More

  • 11. Galerie Lelong

    Chelsea | Museum/Gallery

    The challenging installations at this large gallery include work by many Latin American artists. Look for art by Yoko Ono, Alfredo Jaar, Andy...Read More

  • 12. Gladstone Gallery

    Chelsea | Museum/Gallery

    The international roster of artists at this gallery's two large Chelsea locations includes painter Ahmed Alsoudani, sculptor Anish Kapoor,...Read More

  • 13. Hauser & Wirth

    Chelsea | Museum/Gallery

    Currently occupying the former Dia:Chelsea building while its new permanent building is under construction next door, this Hauser & Wirth...Read More

  • 14. Jack Shainman Gallery

    Chelsea | Museum/Gallery

    After being established in 1984 in Washington, D.C., the Jack Shainman Gallery moved to New York's East Village and then SoHo, landing in Chelsea...Read More

  • 15. Luhring Augustine Gallery

    Chelsea | Museum/Gallery

    Owners Lawrence Luhring and Roland Augustine have been working with established and emerging artists from Europe, Japan, and America since 1985...Read More

  • 16. Marlborough Chelsea

    Chelsea | Museum/Gallery

    With galleries in London, Barcelona, and Madrid, the Marlborough empire also operates two of the largest and most influential galleries in New...Read More

  • 17. Mary Boone Gallery

    Chelsea | Museum/Gallery

    Based in SoHo in the late 1970s, when the area was a hot showcase for younger artists, the Mary Boone Gallery relocated to Midtown (745 5th...Read More

  • 18. Matthew Marks Gallery

    Chelsea | Museum/Gallery

    With three spaces in the area, there's always something interesting to see at Matthew Marks. Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone made his U.S. debut...Read More

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  • 19. Metro Pictures

    Chelsea | Museum/Gallery

    Some of the hottest talents in contemporary art are shown here, including Cindy Sherman, Olaf Breuning, Louise Lawlor, Trevor Paglen, Camille...Read More

  • 20. Nancy Hoffman Gallery

    Chelsea | Museum/Gallery

    Contemporary painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, and video works by an impressive array of international artists are on display in this...Read More

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