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Things to do on Chelsea

The Upper West Side is home to Lincoln Center, which hosts performing-arts institutions like the Metropolitan Opera and New York City Ballet. Amid the grand apartment buildings of Central Park West, the American Museum of Natural History presents everything from dinosaurs to outer-space exhibits. On weekends, families emerge from stately brownstones on quiet side streets to line up for brunch or bagels.

Chelsea Market

This complex of 22 interlocking Nabisco factories covering an entire Chelsea block was transformed into what was supposed to be a food-business incubator.

The High Line

The High Line is an elevated railway-turned-public park on Manhattan’s west side.

Rubin Museum of Art

Explore Himalayan culture at Rubin Museum of Art, a small west side establishment that encourage personal discoveries and cross-cultural connections.

Chelsea Piers

Take some swings at the Golf Club, Manhattan’s only year-round outdoor driving range.

Chelsea Hotels

This old building, which dates back to 1883, played host to numerous writers, musicians and artists such as Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Patti Smith.

The Museum at FIT

Acting on its mission to ‘advance knowledge of fashion,’ The Museum at FIT offers a variety of exhibitions and publications designed to educate and entertain.