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Comments:  In 1900, Meatpacking District ( today it is called the Gansevoort Market ) was home to 250 slaughterhouses and packing plants, but by the 1980s, it had become known as a center for drug dealing and prostitution. It was under the direct control of the Mafia. An industrial area became the locus of the city's burgeoning , loosely embracing the business model of disco impresario David Mancuso, over a dozen sex clubs — including such epochal lodestars as The Anvil, The Manhole, and the heterosexual-friendly Hellfire Club flourished in the area. Open around the clock from Wednesday evening to Monday morning, the club boasted a dance floor and several dungeons among its many amenities. In 1985, The Mineshaft was forcibly shuttered by the city at the height of AIDS preventionism. Beginning in the late 1990s, the Meatpacking District went through a transformation. High-end boutiques such as Diane von Furstenberg, Christian Louboutin, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, Rubin Chapelle, Scoop, Theory, Ed Hardy, Puma Black Store, Moschino, ADAM by Adam Lippes, Jeffrey New York, the Apple Store, and CALYPSO by Christiane Celle, custom home furnishing boutiques such as Establishment, restaurants such as Pastis and Buddha Bar, and nightclubs such as Tenjune, One, G-Spa, Cielo, APT, Level V, and Kiss and Fly, all have recently opened in order to cater to young professionals and hipsters. In 2004, New York magazine called the Meatpacking District "New York’s most fashionable neighborhood” . By 2003, only 35 of the 250 slaughterhouses and packing plants present a century earlier remained in the area. In June 2009, the first segment of the High Line, a former elevated freight railroad built under the aegis of Robert Moses, opened to great reviews in the District and the southern portion of Chelsea to the north as a greenway modeled after Paris' Promenade Plantee. Thirteen months earlier, the Whitney Museum of American Art announced it would build, a second, Renzo Piano-designed home on Gansevoort Street, just west of Washington Street and the southernmost entrance to the High Line. April of 2007 MEATPACKING DISTRICT APPROVED FOR LISTING ON STATE & NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES! Meatpacking district is one of the most interesting places to visit in New York City. I often walk the city in the day as a photographer, in one of the last industrial areas left on the waterfront. At night it is one of the most visited place in the city for it nightlife, it come alive as one of the best dance floor scenes in the city. Clubs such as Cielo, is for the true music lover. It is filled with energy and beats of some of the best global Electronic DJs. C represents, Community bond together by it passionate love for music. I represent Inclusive foundational vibe that it was build. E represents Eternal spiritual marks that it leaves on your memory. L represents Love ever-lasting virtue to true believers. O represents Oasis, a destination to cleanse and re-vibe your soul. The meatpacking district is known to all true music lovers from of around the world. It houses the elements, beats and vibes of House, EDM and global Trance.

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