Always Changing New York City

But always staying the same, too

Last week, I was in the Meat Packing district of Manhattan and I paused to look around and draw it. I have been in the city since 1977 (with a break to raise our daughters in the NY countriside for a while), and I’ve seen a lot of changes. This area is now very swank; in the 1980’s, it was still an actual meatpacking district and smelled horribly. I dated somone who didn’t live…