Sitting on the southwest side of Midtown , Chelsea has a huge concentration of art galleries and is a popular dining and nightlife district. The area along 8th Avenue is the center of gay social life in Manhattan.

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London Terrace is an apartment building complex located in Chelsea, , . Photo: Beyond My Ken, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Empire Diner is a restaurant in that launched a vogue for upscale retro diners, and whose Art Moderne exterior became an iconic image in numerous films and television programs. Photo: Tenebrae, Public domain.

The GEM Hotel brand is a neighborhood boutique hotel collection in , . Photo: Jim.henderson, CC0.

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NoMad, also known as Madison Square North, is a neighborhood centered on the Madison Square North Historic District in the borough of in . Photo: Beyond My Ken, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Flatiron District is a neighborhood in the borough of , named after the at 23rd Street, Broadway and Fifth Avenue. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Koreatown, or K-Town, is an ethnic Korean enclave in , , centered on West 32nd Street between Madison Avenue and the intersection with Sixth Avenue and Broadway, which is known as Greeley Square. is situated 4200 feet east of Chelsea. Photo: Ingfbruno, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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