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In Photos: 120 Years of NYC's Meatpacking District

Under the southern end of the High Line, sandwiched between the new Whitney Museum and the ritzy Standard Hotel, sits the last vestige of the industry from which the Meatpacking District derives its name. There, an 80,000-square-foot warehouse holds Manhattan's last seven companies that do just what the neighborhood's moniker suggests.

Retail rent in the neighborhood has skyrocketed. >>