Midtown West (Chelsea/Flatiron)

Welcome to Midtown West (Chelsea/Flatiron)

A vibrant, bustling neighborhood near top eateries and attractions.
Midtown West, Chelsea, and Flatiron are some of the busiest areas of Manhattan, with many of the top tourist attractions found here. Midtown West sits along the Hudson River and includes the notable Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood. Directly south of Midtown West is Chelsea and to the east of Chelsea is the iconic Flatiron District. Midtown West has a lot of activity as it is home to the famous Times Square, near Rockefeller Center, and the Theater District on Broadway. This area is casual and eclectic, with a vast assortment of incredible eateries, bars, and shopping.
Chelsea has a residential feel with luxury high-rises, outstanding restaurants, nightlife, and art galleries, in addition to The High Line and Chelsea Market. Flatiron, in contrast, is primarily a commercial district bustling during the day with high-end apartments in an architecturally stunning area with the beautiful Flatiron Building and Union Square at its center. Each of these coveted neighborhoods is centrally located between uptown and downtown, providing easy access to any part of the city. Residents can get around Manhattan via multiple subway lines or head out of the city by train from Penn Station.

What to Love

  • Sought-after for its proximity between uptown and downtown Manhattan
  • Stellar dining options, art galleries, nightlife, and top attractions
  • Times Square, Theater District, The High Line, and Fifth Avenue
  • Near multiple subway lines, Penn Station and Union Station

Local Lifestyle

Midtown West (Chelsea and Flatiron) are in-demand neighborhoods for their proximity to entertainment, top restaurants, nightlife, shopping, and tourist attractions. Residents can enjoy plenty of upscale amenities such as luxury buildings with door attendants, fine dining, and spectacular architecture.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Midtown West (Chelsea and Flatiron) are culinary destinations with some of the most beloved eateries in the city. The upscale Nobu Fifty Seven has a refined atmosphere serving top-quality Japanese cuisine with a touch of Peruvian flavors that is fantastic. It is a well-known eating spot for celebrities, business dinners, and date nights. STK is a high-end steakhouse where you can get a perfectly cooked steak, seafood, or a rack of lamb in an elegant and modern space. Or meet up with friends for drinks and take in the high energy of the DJ playing nightly.
For the ultimate comfort food, select from an assortment of pizzas and pasta dishes at Nizza, a neighborhood favorite for authentic Italian fare. If you are looking for a fun and unique spot for a night out, the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar and Lounge is the place to go. It has an eclectic amusement park-themed lounge with fantastic views of the Empire State Building at the top of the Moxy Times Square. With indoor and outdoor seating, you can enjoy eating brunch, dinner, or sipping cocktails year-round in this playful venue.
High-end shopping is abundant, with Fifth Avenue being the most luxurious. It has top designer brands such as Tiffany’s and Saks Fifth Avenue. Shoppers can peruse the flagship Macy’s Herald Square, the trendy Chelsea Market, or vibrant Union Square.

Things To Do

Midtown West has more attractions and top entertainment than any other neighborhood in Manhattan. That is why residents love living in this hip and fun area of the city. The most famous spot in NYC, with its bright billboards and high energy, is Times Square. It is home to Broadway shows, New Year’s Eve celebration, top bars, and a tourist hotspot. Two blocks east and in the center of Midtown is Bryant Park behind The New York Public Library. The park is one of the loveliest places to take a work break and grab a coffee, a bite to eat, and attend summer concerts and movie nights. During the holidays you can attend the Christmas Market and give ice skating a try at the rink.
In Rockefeller Center, you can find Saturday Night Live and NBC Studios, Top of The Rock, Radio City Music Hall (The Rockettes), and the festive tree lighting each holiday season. For the best views of the city, head up to Top of The Rock with Central Park (north), downtown, and the Empire State Building (south) for a memorable experience. Fans of modern art will be delighted to explore every gallery at MOMA, the Museum of Modern Art. And if you need a caffeine boost or something to eat, there are fantastic cafes and a restaurant nearby.


Midtown West has highly rated schools served by the New York City Geographic District No. 2.
  • Hudson Way Immersion School
  • P.S. 212 Midtown West School
  • Professional Performing Arts High School
  • De La Salle Academy

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