In 1900, 250 slaughterhouses and packing plants filled the district; by the 1930s, those houses produced the nation’s third-largest volume of dressed meats. The city, eager to retain the immediate supply of fresh meat and jobs, subsidized the industry throughout the early 20th century. Five meatpacking companies still operate in the district. Boutiques, restaurants and bars are more common these days, and the neighborhood continues to evolve.
20 copies available. Every print is numbered and printed on a high quality, matte Hahnemuhle paper and delivered with a label presenting the titel, number in the collection, the story behind the image and the artist’s signature.