• Can Manhattan's Meatpacking District return as a fashion retail hub?

    11 days ago - By Fashion United

    Meatpacking District Photo Jackie Mallon
    A small huddle of cobblestoned streets on the western edge of downtown Manhattan located about halfway between the Holland and Lincoln Tunnels symbolizes the fortunes of NYC, a city in which the only constant is change. The Meatpacking District was first a native American trading post, then a military fort, before it became the center of meat purveyance in the late-1800s. Gansevoort Plaza's confluence of four streets was home to the hustle and bustle of butchers in white coats, like immigrant Philipp Ottmann who brought his family's meat cutting...
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