Meatpacking District Officially Dead as Last Independent Butcher Makes Way for More Luxury Retail
admin Aug. 24, 2012, 4:06 p.m.
The Meatpacking District is now as dead as the cattle carcasses that once poured blood onto its cobblestone streets. The last independent meat supplier in a neighborhood that once has more than 200 has moved into a city-controlled co-op in the neighborhood, the last redoubt of steaks and chops in the area. Weischel Beef is being replaced with—yep—more high-end retail, according to The Real Deal.