Subway: A,C, and E to 14th, 23rd or 34th; F to 23rd; 1,2,3,9 to 14th or 34th, 1 or 9 only to 18th or 23rd; L to 14th, PATH train to 14th, 23rd, and 34th.
Bus: The M23 goes cross-town on 23rd and directly to the Chelsea Piers. The M11 goes uptown (slowly) on Tenth Avenue and downtown on Ninth Avenue. The M10 goes uptown on Eighth Avenue and downtown on Seventh Avenue.
Chelsea Apartments and Real Estate:
To Rent: Studio/1-Bedroom, $1,300-$2,600+. 2-Bedroom, $3,000-$5,000+. Larger than 2-Bedroom, $6,000-$15,000+
To Buy: Studio/1-Bedroom, $160K-$850K. 2-Bedroom, $700K-$1.4M+. Larger than 2-Bedroom, $1.5M-$3.5M+.
P.S. 11, 320 West 21st St.: Strong gifted and music programs, indoor swimming pool.
Bayard Rustin High School for the Humanities, 361 W. 18th St.: Public college-preparatory high school with special programs in medical math and creative writing.
Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 W. 27th St.: Higher education in fashion and design.
Apex Technical School, 635 Sixth Ave.: Hands-on training for technical careers.
Chase Manhattan, 248 Eighth Ave. near 22nd St.
Commerce Bank, 200 West 26th at Seventh Ave.
Citibank, 717 Sixth Ave. at 23rd Street.
Post Office: Old Chelsea, 217 W. 18th St., (800) 275-8777
Police Precinct:10th Precinct, 230 W. 20th St., 212-741-8211
Duane Reade, 180 W. 20th St. near Seventh Ave.
Whole Foods Market, 250 Seventh Ave. at 24th St.
Chelsea Parks and Recreation:
Chelsea Landmarks and History:
Explore Chelseas past by visiting landmarks such as the Chelsea Historic District (20th to 22nd St. between 8th and 10th Ave.), where youll see architecture from the 1800s. Dont miss the Chelsea Hotel, bohemian landmark and former home of writers and artists such as William S. Burroughs and Bob Dylan though now probably better known as the place where Sid killed Nancy.
Chelsea is the art capital of New York with more than 200 galleries. They dot the West Chelsea streets between 20th and 28th. Some of the most famous include the Gagosian Gallery on West 24th, the Matthew Marks Gallery on West 22nd, and the Sonnabend on West 22nd. Plan a gallery tour to see more of Chelseas art community.
Chelsea By The Numbers:
Zip Code: 10011
Median Age: 39
Average Household Income: $111,949