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Take a self-guided audio tour around Stonewall!

Explore our free digital guide on the Bloomberg Connects app, hear from the project team and the activists who made LGBT history, and more

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Making an invisible history visible

Our groundbreaking work documents historic places connected to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in New York City, from the 17th century to the year 2000, and tells the often untold story of their influence on American history and culture. Explore the map below, view our curated themes, or browse an index of over 475 sites. Contact us.

Our project is a work in progress. We are continuously documenting and adding sites that reflect the ethnic and geographic diversity of the LGBT community and date from the city’s founding in the 17th century to the year 2000.

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
Medical Facilities
Performance Venues
Cultural & Educational Institutions
Organization & Community Spaces
Public Spaces
Stores & Businesses

Curated Themes

Don’t know where to start? We’ve grouped select sites into themes to guide you through NYC’s LGBT History.

15 Sites

Village Pride Tour

12 Sites

Why We March

13 Sites

Activism Before Stonewall

20 Sites

Gay Activists Alliance

Support the project!

We are grateful for support from the National Park Service Underrepresented Communities Grants administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation and the philanthropic commitments from our foundation, corporate, and community partners.