Once a center for industry, and also the location for housing all the Uranium for the Manhattan Project, Chelsea is now a theatre district, a center for modern contemporary art, and trendy food spot. Chelsea Market on 9th Avenue has become a huge attraction for gourmands all over the world. With 370 art galleries encompassing this small area; it has one of the largest concentrations of art in the city. Chelsea’s central location between the midtown and downtown office districts provides a great living space with a short commute for many professionals. Chelsea Piers is a huge recreational center as well, providing a variety of sports activities and fine dining. Chelsea is an openly diverse neighborhood and is proud to boast a home for the LGBT community.