Coming of the Whitney Enlivens Meatpacking District

(The New York Times) The site of the former Mobil gas station on 10th Avenue, at the western end of the meatpacking district, has been hidden behind scaffolding for more than a year, but when it is unveiled later this summer, a glass box will emerge from beneath the hulking metal of the High Line.

A rendering of the block along West 14th Street shows the latest in a string of developments that can offer a single retailer up to 16,000 square feet or be divided among several smaller stores. Credit: AJSNY