The Real Meatpacking District

The meatpacking district has seen dramatic demographic change over the past 50 years, and continues to be an area in the city which is in constant flux. From produce market, to mafia-run meatpacking warehouses, to center of the underground sex scene, this Manhattan neighborhood has many stories to tell. Below is the beginning of a map which describes the context of some of these stories.

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Map of Gansevoort Market Circa 1813Gansevoort Market Circa 1912

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