LGBT History of Washington Square Park
June 15, 2023 | 6:30 PM
Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village became known as a gay meeting place and cruising area from the late 19th century through the 1960s. Following the Stonewall uprising of 1969, it became a space associated with LGBT activism. Join the Project and Jeffry Iovannone for a survey of historical events that took place in the Park, as well as significant locations — former residences, bars and spaces for community gathering — in the surrounding neighborhood.