|View From 41st floor of The Link 52nd Street and 8th Avenue|
Hells Kitchen has always been a neighborhood, made up of blue-collar families in walk up railroad flats and theatre people who wanted to live close to where they work. For 15 years the neighborhood has been changing. It has become renovated, gentrified. New condo construction along with many new restaurants and bars have opened in the neighborhood.
The new generation of Hell's Kitchen, are folks who started looking on the Upper West Side and Chelsea then realized they could enjoy much the same lifestyle in midtown west. For the past century, the typical apartment was a walkup tenement now it's a luxury rental or condo with post modern finishes: grand lobbies, lots of granite, lots of glass, high-speed Internet access and health club and other amenities.
The Link a new downtown style building on 52nd and 8th Avenue
West is Clinton, which boasts state-of-the-art condominiums like the Link, the Orion and Platinum and new comers The Dillon and Griffin Court.
|The Dillon Townhouse Units - West 53rd Street|
|Griffin Court 454 West 54th Street - 800 10th Avenue|
The area to the far west in the 30's adjacent to the Jacob Javits Center, the new development of the Hudson Rail Yards neighborhood and the High Line Park which run from Hells Kitchen through West Chelsea to the Meat packing district in the West Village.
The Residences at Worldwide Plaza on 50th Streets between 8th and 9th Avenue has been a popular condo with studio apartments starting in the $500,000 range.
Hells Kitchen has many different types of apartments from walk up coops to townhouses to renovated lofts to ultra luxury high rise condos. The eclectic neighborhood has some great restaurants, bars, night clubs and Broadway and off Broadway theatres.
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