Discover the rugged soul of the Meatpacking District through filmmaker Gregoire Alessandrini’s short film “Meat Market 1993”. The New York
Nothing seems out of the ordinary as you approach the the convenience store, 8 till late, at the Standard Hotel; but in reality — everything is made of felt.
Known as the last hourly-rate hotel in New York, and certainly the most famous, The Liberty Inn is not a hotel people sleep in, in the strictest sense.
Today's Meatpacking District is a far cry from the seedy desolation that dominated the area in the 1980s. A new photo book by Brian Rose documents the changes.
Jeff Cowen's photographs of sex workers in the Meatpacking District during the 1980s show a community that has since been pushed out of the neighborhood.
One of the earliest people to see potential in the Meatpacking District was perhaps John Jacob Astor, who bought large portions of it in the early 19th century.
Gregoire Alessandrini's photos from the 1990s of NYC's Meatpacking District shows the gritty, industrial place it once was.
Chelsea Market is more of a paradise for gourmands than a factory but its pride in its past ensures that historical remnants are accessible to the visitor.
Re-envision this New York City hotspot anew through a theatrical jaunt imaginatively concocted by Conni's Avante Garde Restaurant.
New York City has transformed at an astonishing rate, and parts of the city are hardly recognizable from the gritty urban decline of the 1970’s and 80’s.