If Uptown affluence and Downtown style had a baby, she’d most likely be named Chelsea. Located in the West Village, Chelsea dominates NYC’s art scene, serving as a cultural hub for—who else—artists, trendsetters, LGBT members, and socialites alike to puff cigarettes, sip cocktails, and wax poetic about the more rarified things in life.
Chelsea’s world-class architecture, fine dining, and popular nightlife all contribute to the neighborhood’s first-rate reputation.
In spring and summer time, there’s no better place to stroll than the High Line, a 1.5 mile-long elevated boardwalk park overlooking the Hudson River.
Access to Citi Bike, New York’s bike sharing program is outside of the building, and the neighborhood also has an extensive network of bike lanes