New York's Meatpacking District Moves Mainstream As Rents Jump

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Pedestrians pass in front of an AllSaints store in the Meatpacking... News PhotoAllSaints - Retailer,Buying,Civilian,Customer,Expense,Finance,Horizontal,House,Luxury,Man Made Object,Meatpacking District,New York City,Nightlife,North America,Pedestrian,Restaurant,Retail,Shopping,Store,The Americas,USAPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2011 BloombergPedestrians pass in front of an AllSaints store in the Meatpacking District of New York, U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011. Stores such as Kalinsky's Jeffrey New York transformed the Meatpacking District of slaughterhouses and packing plants into an area known for chic restaurants and trendy shops and clubs. Now its popularity is driving up rents. Photographer: Guy Calaf/Bloomberg via Getty Images