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Literary icon and civil rights activist James Baldwin owned this Upper West Side remodeled rowhouse from 1965 until his death… Learn More
The Oak Room in the famed Plaza Hotel off Central Park was a discreet meeting place for gay… Learn More
From 1953 to 1960, playwright and activist Lorraine Hansberry resided in the third-floor apartment of this building.
While here, Hansberry lived… Learn More
Renamed for the noted gay poet Countee Cullen in 1951, this library was the first in the New York Public… Learn More
During the Harlem Renaissance, the New York Public Library’s 135th Street Branch served as an intellectual and artistic center for… Learn More
Despite the passing of the Wales Padlock Law (1927), which forbade the depiction of “sex perversion” on stage, lesbian and… Learn More
The San Remo Café was a Greenwich Village Italian restaurant and bar that became a famous Bohemian hangout in the… Learn More
In 1960, playwright Lorraine Hansberry bought this building with money earned from her award-winning play, A Raisin in the Sun (1959).
Remaining active… Learn More
Woodlawn Cemetery in the northern Bronx is not only a magnificent park-like landscape, but is the final resting place of… Learn More