Attractions

Top Choice Park in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

High Line

It’s hard to believe that the High Line – a shining example of brilliant urban renewal – was once a dingy rail line that anchored a rather unsavory district of slaughterhouses. Today, this eye-catching attraction is…
Top Choice Museum in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Whitney Museum of American Art

After years of construction, the Whitney's new downtown location opened to much fanfare in 2015. Perched near the foot of the High Line, this architecturally stunning building – designed by Renzo Piano – makes a sui…
Top Choice Park in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Hudson River Park

The High Line may be all the rage these days, but one block away from that famous elevated green space stretches a 5-mile-long ribbon of green that has dramatically transformed the city over the past decade. Coverin…
Top Choice Park in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Washington Square Park

What was once a potter’s field and a square for public executions is now the unofficial town square of Greenwich Village, and plays host to lounging NYU students, tuba-playing street performers, curious canines and …
Top Choice Market in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Chelsea Market

In a shining example of redevelopment and preservation, the Chelsea Market has transformed a former factory into a shopping concourse that caters to foodies. More than two dozen food vendors ply their temptations, i…
Top Choice Gallery in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Rubin Museum of Art

The Rubin is the first museum in the Western world to dedicate itself to the art of the Himalayas and surrounding regions. Its impressive collections include embroidered textiles from China, metal sculptures from Ti…
National Park in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Stonewall National Monument

In 2016 President Barack Obama declared Christopher Park, a small fenced-in square with benches and some greenery, a national park and on it the first national monument dedicated to LGBTQ history. The park is small,…
Church in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Grace Church

This Gothic Revival Episcopal church, designed in 1843 by James Renwick Jr, was made of marble quarried by prisoners at ‘Sing Sing,’ the state penitentiary in the town of Ossining, 30 miles up the Hudson River (whic…
Gallery in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Salmagundi Club

Far removed from the flashy Chelsea gallery scene, the Salmagundi Club features several gallery spaces focusing on representational American art set in a stunning historic brownstone on Fifth Ave below Union Sq. The…
Gallery in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Gagosian

International works dot the walls at the Gagosian in Chelsea. The ever-revolving exhibits feature greats such as Julian Schnabel, Willem de Kooning, Andy Warhol and Basquiat. Gagosian offers a different vibe than mo…