National Historic Designation of Staten Island’s Alice Austen House to Include LGBTQ Status



The NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project is pleased to have amended the National Register listing of the Alice Austen House to reflect her importance to American photography and her 50 year relationship with Gertrude Tate. We’re working to ensure that these hidden narratives become known since LGBT history is American history.”

— Andrew Dolkart, lead listing author and Project co-director

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