Events

October 12, 2021 | 6:30PM

1970s Lesbian Activism & Community

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13 Sites

Activism Before Stonewall

The June-July 1969 Stonewall Uprising is widely considered a key turning point in the LGBT rights movement, but efforts to achieve LGBT equality in the United States actually date back... Learn More

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20 Sites

Gay Activists Alliance

The Gay Activists Alliance (GAA) was formed in December 1969 by Jim Owles, Marty Robinson, Arthur Evans, Arthur Bell, and others, who became disaffected by the Gay Liberation Front (GLF),... Learn More

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17 Sites

1970s Lesbian Activism & Community

Lesbian rights activists in New York City worked to gain a voice, equal rights, and recognition within the Gay Liberation and Women’s Liberation movements, which emerged almost simultaneously in the... Learn More

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24 Sites

Activism Outside Manhattan

While much of the narrative of LGBT activism and liberation has long been focused on Manhattan, the other four boroughs also have important sites that help contextualize the broader movement... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

99 Wooster Street

Gay Activists Alliance Firehouse

The Gay Activists Alliance (GAA) formed in December 1969 and became the most influential American gay liberation political activist organization in... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Wall Street & Broadway / 11 Wall Street

ACT UP Demonstrations on Wall Street

Formed in New York City in 1987, the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (more commonly known as ACT UP) brought... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

West 42nd Street (between Eighth Avenue & Broadway)

Gay Activists Alliance, Gay Liberation Front, and Radicalesbians Demonstration Against Police Harassment at Times Square

A peaceful Times Square protest over recent increased police harassment against the LGBT community in the Greenwich Village and Times... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

2850 Broadway

Gay Activists Alliance “Demonstration of Affection” at the Gold Rail Tavern

The Gay Activists Alliance and other LGBT activists held a “demonstration of affection” protest on October 16, 1970, at the... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

1 Centre Street

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at the New York City Marriage Bureau

New York’s City Clerk Herman Katz became incensed over the publicity of a same-sex “illegal marriage” at the Church of... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

333 West 17th Street

Lavender Menace Action at Second Congress to Unite Women

“Lavender Menace” was an action led by Radicalesbians, with women from the Gay Liberation Front and several feminist organizations, at... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

130 West 42nd Street

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at Fidelifacts of Greater New York

On January 18, 1971, the Gay Activists Alliance zap at Fidelifacts of Greater New York, in Times Square, highlighted that... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

1260 Avenue of the Americas

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at Radio City Music Hall

The Gay Activists Alliance (GAA) zapped a presidential campaign fundraiser for Mayor John V. Lindsay on January 25, 1972, after... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

180 Christopher Street

Gay Activists Alliance Community Demonstration / Zap at Christopher’s End

A large “Community Demonstration to Protest Syndicate Domination and Police Harassment of Gays” on Saturday night July 24, 1971, was... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

120 East 56th Street

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at the New York Republican State Committee Headquarters

A Gay Activists Alliance (GAA) zap at the headquarters of the New York Republican State Committee in Midtown on June... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

City Hall Park

Gay Activists Alliance Actions at City Hall

The Gay Activists Alliance held a number of zaps and other actions in City Hall Park from 1970 to 1975... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

5 West 63rd Street

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at the West Side YMCA

On August 6, 1971, the Gay Activists Alliance held a zap at the West Side YMCA to protest the Y’s... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

1335 Sixth Avenue

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at the Inner Circle Dinner at the New York Hilton Hotel

The Gay Activists Alliance’s April 15, 1972, zap of reporters’ Inner Circle dinner at the New York Hilton Hotel, to... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

240 Centre Street

Gay Activists Alliance Protest at New York City Police Headquarters

On November 11, 1972, the Gay Activists Alliance led a protest over never-ending police mistreatment of the LGBT community at... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

2 Park Avenue

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at Harper’s Magazine Offices

The Gay Activists Alliance held a zap in the form of an all-day sit-in of Harper’s Magazine’s offices on October 27,... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

67 Wall Street

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission

On September 25, 1972, the Gay Activists Alliance zapped the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission to protest its... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

65 Court Street

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at the New York City Board of Examiners

The Gay Activists Alliance zapped the Board of Examiners, the agency responsible for the licensing of teachers, in downtown Brooklyn... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

110 Livingston Street

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at the New York City Board of Education

The Gay Activists Alliance held a zap at the Board of Education headquarters in downtown Brooklyn on January 25, 1971,... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

277 Park Avenue

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at Household Finance Corp.

The March 1, 1971, Gay Activists Alliance zap at the Household Finance Corp. was part of its coordinated campaign to... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

1000 5th Avenue

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The first public zap by the Gay Activists Alliance (GAA) occurred on April 13, 1970, in front of the Metropolitan... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

70 East 10th Street

Gay Activists Alliance Zaps at Saul Sharison Residence

On September 30 and October 3, 1971, the Gay Activists Alliance zapped the apartment building of Saul Sharison, chair of... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

1446 First Avenue

Founding of the Gay Activists Alliance at the Arthur Bell Residence

The Gay Activists Alliance (GAA) was officially founded in December 1969, after a number of activists left the earlier Gay... Learn More

Residences
Events

April 5, 2017 | 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.

100 Days of Impact

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HISTORIC SITES

252 West 12th Street

Caroline Pratt & Helen Marot Residence

In 1928, this largely intact Italianate style brick row house was purchased by Caroline Pratt, an education reformer and founder... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

41 East 57th Street

George Platt Lynes at the Pierre Matisse Gallery

George Platt Lynes was one of the great American photographers of the 20th century. His public career focused on elegant... Learn More

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

82 East 4th Street

Club 82

From 1953 to 1973, the basement of this building was home to Club 82, one of the most prominent American... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
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20 Sites

Sex & Cruising

In the 17th century, the colony of New Amsterdam on the southern tip of present-day Manhattan made homosexuality a capitol offense under Dutch law, a punishment that was continued through... Learn More

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38 Sites

Outdoor Public Spaces

This curated collection highlights LGBT history associated with outdoor public spaces — parks, beaches, and playgrounds — that are under the auspices of the New York City Department of Parks... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

90 Kent Avenue

Marsha P. Johnson State Park

Marsha P. Johnson was a Black trans activist and Stonewall veteran who became a key figure in the gay liberation... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

360 Central Park West

Harvey Milk & Joe Campbell Residence

Future LGBT rights icon Harvey Milk lived with his boyfriend Joe Campbell in an apartment in this building across the... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

6 St. Mark's Place

New St. Marks Baths

The New St. Marks Baths was one of the largest and most renowned bathhouses in New York City from 1979... Learn More

Stores & Businesses
Events

October 16, 2021 | 10a-12p

Gay Green-Wood Trolley Tour

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September 29, 2021

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HISTORIC SITES

Battery Park

Emma Lazarus Memorial Plaque

Many New York City public parks and playgrounds are named in honor of prominent figures in New York City and... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

City Hall Park

Jane Addams Memorial

Many New York City public parks and playgrounds are named in honor of prominent figures in New York City and... Learn More

Public Spaces
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Ralph Bunche Park

Bayard Rustin Plaque

Many New York City public parks and playgrounds are named in honor of prominent figures in New York City and... Learn More

Public Spaces
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Riverside Park

Eleanor Roosevelt Monument

Many New York City public parks and playgrounds are named in honor of prominent figures in New York City and... Learn More

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Bryant Park

Gertrude Stein Monument

Many New York City public parks and playgrounds are named in honor of prominent figures in New York City and... Learn More

Public Spaces
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Dag Hammarskjold Plaza

Dag Hammarskjold Plaza / Katharine Hepburn Garden

Many New York City public parks and playgrounds are named in honor of prominent figures in New York City and... Learn More

Public Spaces
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2 Hylan Boulevard

Alice Austen Park

Many New York City public parks and playgrounds are named in honor of prominent figures in New York City and... Learn More

Public Spaces
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East Houston Street & Baruch Drive

Wald Playground

Many New York City public parks and playgrounds are named in honor of prominent figures in New York City and... Learn More

Public Spaces
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Montgomery & Monroe Streets

Lillian D. Wald Playground

Many New York City public parks and playgrounds are named in honor of prominent figures in New York City and... Learn More

Public Spaces
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Flushing Avenue & Steuben Street

Steuben Playground

Many New York City public parks and playgrounds are named in honor of prominent figures in New York City and... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Kosciuszko Street & Lewis Avenue

Eleanor Roosevelt Playground

Many New York City public parks and playgrounds are named in honor of prominent figures in New York City and... Learn More

Public Spaces
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St. Nicholas Houses

Langston Hughes Playground

Many New York City public parks and playgrounds are named in honor of prominent figures in New York City and... Learn More

Public Spaces
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St. Nicholas Park

James Baldwin Lawn

Many New York City public parks and playgrounds are named in honor of prominent figures in New York City and... Learn More

Public Spaces
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Tenth Avenue & West 47th Street

Lorraine Hansberry Park

Many New York City public parks and playgrounds are named in honor of prominent figures in New York City and... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Silver Lake Park

Audre Lorde Walk

Many New York City public parks and playgrounds are named in honor of prominent figures in New York City and... Learn More

Public Spaces

September 21, 2021

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HISTORIC SITES

200 Central Park West

American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History has been affiliated with numerous LGBT individuals, including Margaret Mead, Colin Turnbull and Joseph... Learn More

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

Crack is Wack Playground

Keith Haring & “Crack is Wack”

In 1986, Keith Haring painted his iconic Crack is Wack mural on a handball court wall visible from the Harlem... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

135-141 West 3rd Street

Mona’s / Village Purple Onion

Mona’s, open from about 1949 to the early 1950s, was a fairly early example of a bar in Greenwich Village... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

43 Fifth Avenue

Mary E. Dreier & Frances A. Kellor Residence

In 1920, 43 Fifth Avenue was home to Mary Dreier and Frances Kellor, two leading Progressive reformers whose lives were... Learn More

Residences
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21 Sites

Spotlight on the Theater

LGBT performers, directors, playwrights, and those in associated professions have had an enormous impact on the history of American theater and culture. However, acceptance even in the theater world did... Learn More

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11 Sites

The AIDS Crisis

In 1981, a “rare cancer” first seen in a group of gay men primarily in New York and San Francisco eventually became a widespread epidemic more accurately known as acquired... Learn More

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11 Sites

Influential Black New Yorkers

This curated collection focuses on the former residences of influential “in the life” African-American writers, performers, and activists, most of whom were associated with Harlem, a neighborhood that has been... Learn More

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43 Sites

Broadway Theater District

New York City has long been considered the leading American center for arts and culture. The arts, especially theater, constitute one of New York’s primary economic forces. Throughout the 20th... Learn More

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22 Sites

Homophobia & Transphobia

Despite New York City’s reputation as being more LGBT friendly than most other places, LGBT-related discrimination, hate crimes, and harassment are part of its history, past and present. Sites in... Learn More

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24 Sites

Bars & Nightlife

While their significance is often underestimated or dismissed by heterosexual society, bars and other establishments played a pivotal role throughout the 20th century — but particularly in the pre-Stonewall era... Learn More

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12 Sites

Jewish New York

Though here earlier, Jewish immigrants arrived in New York City in significant numbers from Germany in the mid-19th century and then in particularly large waves from Eastern Europe beginning in... Learn More

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13 Sites

The Harlem Renaissance

From roughly 1919 to 1935, the literary and artistic movement now known as the Harlem Renaissance produced an outpouring of celebrated works by Black artists and writers. Relatively recent scholarship... Learn More

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7 Sites

Jackson Heights

Jackson Heights, where the Queens Pride Parade takes place annually, has had a gay presence since it was developed in the 1920s. This collection highlights the neighborhood’s diverse LGBT history... Learn More

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8 Sites

Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights became known as a center of gay life beginning in the 1920s. This collection highlights the neighborhood’s LGBT history through residences of notable LGBT figures, gay cruising areas,... Learn More

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21 Sites

City of Immigrants

For centuries, the character of New York City has been shaped by waves of immigration from all parts of the globe. LGBT immigrants have left their own mark on the... Learn More

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18 Sites

Literary New York

New York City has long been home to a wide range of literary figures, including the 19th century poet Walt Whitman, whose famously homoerotic “Calamus” poems was one of the... Learn More

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17 Sites

Communities of Color

Throughout many sections of New York City, cultural institutions, businesses, organizations, and gathering places have been created by and for people of color. This includes LGBT people of color, who... Learn More

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8 Sites

Transgender History

New York City has been home to a number of influential transgender activists who helped advance gay and trans equality, even as they had to fight for their own inclusion... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

841 Barretto Street

Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD!)

The award-winning Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD!) was founded by dancer/choreographer Arthur Avilés and writer/activist Charles Rice-González, Bronx... Learn More

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

437 East 12th Street

Ernestine Eckstein Residence / Allen Ginsberg Residence

Ernestine Eckstein was an influential lesbian of color who was active in the LGBT rights movement in the pre-Stonewall years.... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

39 Fifth Avenue

Vernon “Copy” Berg Residence

Vernon E. Berg, III, known as Copy Berg, was the first naval officer to challenge the military’s ban on gay... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

200 Park Avenue

Richard Lippold & “Flight” at the Pan Am (now Met Life) Building

Richard Lippold, the preeminent mid-20th-century creator of site-specific indoor sculpture in America, designed three major works for spaces in New... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

28 West 28th Street

Everard Baths

The Everard Baths, one of the most legendary of New York’s bathhouses, was a refuge for gay men probably since... Learn More

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

129 Macdougal Street

Eve’s Hangout

Eve Adams, the name adopted by a Polish-Jewish lesbian émigré, operated a popular gay and lesbian tearoom near Washington Square... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

122 East 17th Street

Elisabeth Marbury & Elsie de Wolfe Residence

Elsie de Wolfe, often credited as America’s first professional interior designer, and Elisabeth Marbury, one of the world’s leading, and... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

240 West 38th Street

Corduroy Club / Isaia NYC Fashion House

The Corduroy Club, located here from March 1967 to 1971, was a significant effort by the pre-Stonewall LGBT community in... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

296 Ninth Avenue

Church of the Holy Apostles

From 1969 to 1974, the Church of the Holy Apostles in Chelsea was one of the most important meeting places... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Various Locations

Central Park

Central Park has had numerous associations with the LGBT community since its creation in 1857, including many areas popular for... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

31 Cornelia Street

Caffe Cino

The Caffe Cino is widely recognized as the birthplace of Off-Off-Broadway theater and was located on the ground floor of... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

315 Convent Avenue

Billy Strayhorn & Aaron Bridgers Residence

Jazz great Billy Strayhorn lived here with his partner, jazz pianist Aaron Bridgers, from 1939 to 1948, though Strayhorn stayed... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

Central Park

Emma Stebbins & “Angel of the Waters”

The Angel of the Waters statue atop the Bethesda Fountain is the 1860s masterpiece of lesbian sculptor Emma Stebbins and was the earliest... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

111 West 44th Street

Belasco Theater (originally Stuyvesant Theater)

Opened in 1907 as the Stuyvesant Theater and renamed the Belasco Theater in 1910, this venue has staged multiple productions... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

253 West 125th Street

Apollo Theater

During the Apollo Theater’s heyday as a showcase for Black performers from the 1930s into the 1970s, nearly every important... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

181-189 Second Avenue

Louis N. Jaffe Art Theater / Club 181 / Phoenix Theater

The Louis N. Jaffe Art Theater, a former Yiddish theater, was the location of the Mafia-controlled Club 181 (1945-51), known... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

530 Sixth Avenue / 69 West 14th Street

Gay Liberation Front at Alternate U.

After the Stonewall rebellion in June 1969, the first LGBT activist organization formed was the Gay Liberation Front (GLF), in... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

517 East 233rd Street

Woodlawn Cemetery

Woodlawn Cemetery in the northern Bronx is not only a magnificent park-like landscape, but is the final resting place of... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

1133 Broadway

Mattachine Society & Daughters of Bilitis Offices

From about 1959 to 1968, this building near Madison Square was the location of the offices of the Mattachine Society... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

1634 Broadway

Winter Garden Theater

Opened in 1911, the Winter Garden Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Vincente Minnelli,... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

445-465 West Street

Westbeth Artists’ Housing

The Westbeth Artists’ Complex is an early (1968-70) conversion of industrial space into housing for artists and has been home... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

51-53 Christopher Street

Stonewall Inn

From June 28 to July 3, 1969, LGBT patrons of the Stonewall Inn and members of the local community took... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

371 Sixth Avenue

St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church

St. Joseph’s has long been one of the Roman Catholic parishes in New York City most welcoming to the LGBT... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

291 Mercer Street

Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop

Gay rights activist Craig Rodwell established the East Coast’s first gay and lesbian bookstore (and the first one in the... Learn More

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

457 Sixth Avenue

Murray H. Hall Residence

This rowhouse near the Jefferson Market police court (now the Jefferson Market Library) was the last residence and office of... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

446 West 36th Street

Metropolitan Community Church of New York

The Metropolitan Community Church was founded to minister to the LGBT community whose members were not welcome in most churches.... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

80 Fifth Avenue

National Gay Task Force Headquarters

The National Gay Task Force (later National Gay and Lesbian Task Force), the first national gay rights organization, had its... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

159 West 10th Street

Julius’

On April 21, 1966, a “Sip-In” was organized by members of the Mattachine Society, one of the country’s earliest gay... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

263-267 Henry Street

Henry Street Settlement

In 1893, public health nurse and progressive reformer Lillian Wald co-founded the Henry Street Settlement to provide no-cost medical services... Learn More

Medical Facilities
HISTORIC SITES

St. Nicholas Park

Hamilton Grange

Founding Father Alexander Hamilton lived in this house – which was built for him and his family in 1802 – until his... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

Pelham Bay Park

Orchard Beach

Orchard Beach, sometimes referred to as “the Bronx Riviera,” has long been a meeting and cruising location for LGBT people... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

500 25th Street

Green-Wood Cemetery

Many LGBT individuals are buried at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, one of the most beautiful landscapes in America. Here one... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

116th Street & Broadway

Student Homophile League at Earl Hall, Columbia University

The Student Homophile League, the first gay student organization in the country, was founded at Columbia University in 1966 and... Learn More

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

150 West 55th Street

Carl Van Vechten Residence

This apartment building was the home of influential cultural arbiter Carl Van Vechten beginning in 1924. Van Vechten is especially... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

1342 Lexington Avenue

Andy Warhol Residence

Pioneering pop artist Andy Warhol lived in this house from 1960 until 1972, during the most creative period of his... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

2 Hylan Boulevard

Alice Austen House

Pioneering female photographer Alice Austen grew up in her family’s home where she later lived with schoolteacher Gertrude Tate, her... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

1232-1238 Broadway

Oscar Wilde at the Grand Hotel

The Irish poet and dandy Oscar Wilde stayed for a few days at the Grand Hotel while on his expenses-paid... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

171 West 12th Street

Marion Dickerman & Nancy Cook Residence / Mary Dewson & Polly Porter Residence

This building was one of many apartment houses in Greenwich Village that attracted same-sex couples. After its completion in 1923,... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

Christopher Street Pier

Greenwich Village Waterfront

For over a century, the Greenwich Village waterfront along the Hudson River, including the Christopher Street Pier at West 10th... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

254 West 54th Street

Studio 54 (originally Gallo Opera House)

In 1977, Studio 54 opened and became one of the world’s most famous discos with a fusion of gay, bisexual,... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

23 Beekman Place

Katharine Cornell & Guthrie McClintic Residence / Paul Rudolph Residence

“First Lady of the Theater” Katharine Cornell and her husband, director-producer Guthrie McClintic, lived here from 1922 to 1951. Architect... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

647 Broadway

Pfaff’s

Pfaff’s was a Rathskeller-like beer and wine cellar restaurant in the Coleman House Hotel that was a favorite haunt of... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

215 West 92nd Street

Joan Nestle Residence

From 1974 to 2002, apartment 13A in this Upper West Side building was the residence of Joan Nestle, an influential... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

116 7th Avenue South

Stewart’s Cafeteria

Stewart’s Cafeteria, later the Life Cafeteria, was located in this Greenwich Village building in the 1930s and attracted a bohemian... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

208 & 210 East 13th Street

Emma Goldman Residence & “Mother Earth” Office

Anarchist leader and immigrant Emma Goldman was the first prominent figure and ally in the United States to publicly speak... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

84 King Street

Paradise Garage

Between 1977 and 1987, the Paradise Garage was one of the most important and influential clubs in New York City... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

481 Eighth Avenue

Magnus Hirschfeld at the Hotel New Yorker

Considered one of the first, great pioneers of LGBT rights in the early 20th century, German-Jewish physician and sexologist, Magnus... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

28 East 125th Street

Mt. Morris Baths

Between the 1920s and 2003, when it was closed by New York City officials, the Mt. Morris Baths was an... Learn More

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

2 Fifth Avenue

Larry Kramer Residence / Edie Windsor & Dr. Thea Clara Spyer Residence

Author, playwright, and pioneering activist Larry Kramer resided in this Greenwich Village apartment for over three decades, until his death... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

Jacob Riis Park

Riis Park Beach

The isolated eastern end of the beach at Jacob Riis Park has been a location for LGBT sunbathing and cruising... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

318 West 22nd Street

Mel Cheren Residence / Gay Men’s Health Crisis Office

This Greek Revival rowhouse was the home of innovative record executive Melvin “Mel” Cheren and Paradise Garage founder Michael Brody... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

103-17 115th Street

Frank Kameny Childhood Residence

Renowned gay rights pioneer Franklin (“Frank”) E. Kameny grew up in this semi-detached brick house from 1925 to 1948. Kameny,... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

29 Washington Square West

Eleanor Roosevelt Residence

Between 1942 and 1949, this 16-story apartment building on MacDougal Street and Waverly Place was the New York City residence... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

217 Mott Street, rear

Igal Roodenko Residence / Bayard Rustin Residence

Behind this tenement building is another building at the back of the lot that was the home of civil rights... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

63-14 Roosevelt Avenue

Bum Bum Bar

From the early 1990s until its closure at the end of 2018, the Bum Bum Bar (pronounced “boom boom”) catered... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

26 West 56th Street

Arnold Scaasi Residence, Showrooms & Design Studio

Between May 1959 and early 1964, fashion designer Arnold Scaasi used this building, which he owned, as his design studio,... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

243 West 20th Street

Women’s Liberation Center

In the early 1970s, the Women’s Liberation Center was founded as an important meeting space for many women’s groups, including... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

401 West 24th Street

Vito Russo Residence

Best remembered for his pioneering book The Celluloid Closet: Homosexuality in the Movies, Vito Russo was also a significant gay rights... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

214 16th Street

Transy House

Transy House was a transgender collective operated by Rusty Mae Moore and Chelsea Goodwin from 1995 to 2008. It provided... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

135 & 133 West 4th Street

Washington Square United Methodist Church & Parish House

The congregation of this former church was led by the pioneering, openly gay Reverend Paul M. Abels from 1973 to... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

3 Hyatt Street

Mayfair Bar & Grill

From at least the late 1950s to the late 1970s, Staten Island’s popular Mayfair Bar & Grill catered to gay... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

33-23 171st Street

Manford Family Residence

In 1972, Queens schoolteacher Jeanne Manford publicly spoke out in support of her gay son Morty at a time when... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

Signs639 East 169th Street

Mabel Hampton Residence

Mabel Hampton was an African-American performer during the Harlem Renaissance and, in the 1970s and ‘80s, a key member of... Learn More

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247 West 11th Street

Liberation House

In 1972, friends Leonard Ebreo and Alice Bloch co-founded Liberation House, an early post-Stonewall community center that provided health services... Learn More

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208 West 13th Street

LGBT Community Center

Since 1983, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Community Center has served as a vital support system for hundreds... Learn More

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484 14th Street

Lesbian Herstory Archives

Founded in 1974, the Lesbian Herstory Archives was first housed on the Upper West Side of Manhattan before opening its... Learn More

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676 Broadway

Keith Haring Studio & Foundation

The artist Keith Haring worked in a fifth-floor studio in this building from 1985 to 1990, the last five years... Learn More

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78th Street & 37th Avenue

Julio Rivera Corner

This street sign in Jackson Heights commemorates Julio Rivera, a gay Puerto Rican man who in 1990 was brutally attacked... Learn More

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137 West 71st Street

James Baldwin Residence

Literary icon and civil rights activist James Baldwin used this Upper West Side remodeled rowhouse as his New York City... Learn More

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580 St. Nicholas Avenue

Ethel Waters Residence

Legendary Black performer Ethel Waters lived in this apartment building from at least 1925 to 1927, when she was well... Learn More

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Building 7, Penn South

Bayard Rustin Residence

Bayard Rustin, one of the most important yet little-known figures of the Black civil rights movement, lived in an apartment... Learn More

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75 1/2 Bedford Street

Edna St. Vincent Millay Residence

Openly bisexual poet Edna St. Vincent Millay lived in this narrow house from the fall of 1923 to the spring... Learn More

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207 St. Paul's Avenue

Audre Lorde Residence

Acclaimed Black lesbian feminist, writer, and activist Audre Lorde lived here with her partner and two children from 1972 to... Learn More

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Castle Williams & Fort Jay

Henry Gerber on Governors Island

Early gay rights activist Henry Gerber lived on Governors Island from the late 1920s to 1945 as a member of the United... Learn More

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re55 Washington Square South

Judson Memorial Church

Judson Memorial Church on Washington Square in the 1960s and ’70s was home to avant-garde arts groups, and a site... Learn More

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196 Bleecker Street

Little Red School House

Often considered the city’s first progressive school, the Little Red School House in Greenwich Village was founded by lesbian reform... Learn More

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189 Bleecker Street

San Remo Café

The San Remo Café was a Greenwich Village Italian restaurant and bar that became a famous Bohemian hangout in the... Learn More

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112 Waverly Place

Lorraine Hansberry Residence

In 1960, playwright Lorraine Hansberry bought this building with money earned from her award-winning play, A Raisin in the Sun (1959). Remaining... Learn More

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157 Bleecker Street

The Slide

In the early 1890s, The Slide on Bleecker Street was known as New York’s “worst dive” for its “fairies,” young... Learn More

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215 West 10th Street

Snake Pit

In 1970, less than a year after Stonewall, the police raided the Snake Pit bar and detained many people at... Learn More

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123 Androvette Street

Jimmy Zappalorti Lane

On January 22, 1990, Vietnam War veteran Jimmy Zappalorti was murdered near his home on the South Shore of Staten... Learn More

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82 West 3rd Street

Tenth of Always / Bonnie & Clyde

Tenth of Always operated on the raised ground floor here from around 1968 to 1972 and was where artist Andy... Learn More

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82-70 Austin Street

Kitty Genovese Residence

From 1963 to 1964, Kitty Genovese lived here with her girlfriend Mary Ann Zielonko, though they were known to most... Learn More

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2 Spring Street

Robert Indiana Residence & Studio

Robert Indiana, a pioneering Pop artist whose gay identity was often obliquely expressed in his paintings, sculptures, and prints, lived... Learn More

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130 West 3rd Street

Tony Pastor’s Downtown / Gay Community Center

Tony Pastor’s Downtown, in business from 1939 to 1967, had a mixed clientele of lesbians and tourists, and some gay... Learn More

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Madison Square Park

Desi Dhamaka Protests at Madison Square Park

For several years in the 1990s, the South Asian Lesbian and Gay Association (SALGA) led “Desi Dhamaka” protests in Madison... Learn More

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225 East Houston Street

Jasper Johns Residence & Studio

Jasper Johns, who had his home and studio in this building from 1967 to 1987, was famed for his paintings... Learn More

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59-61 East 4th Street

WOW Café Theatre

Formed in 1980, WOW (Women’s One World) Café Theatre is considered one of the premiere centers for lesbian, women’s, and... Learn More

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15 Christopher Street

Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop

In 1973, Craig Rodwell moved his Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop, the first gay and lesbian bookstore on the East Coast... Learn More

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1 Sheridan Square

Café Society / Ridiculous Theatrical Company

Café Society, what has been billed as New York’s first integrated club, featured many of the jazz giants and singers... Learn More

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Washington Place, west of Sixth Avenue

NYC Pride March

New York City’s first ever Pride March was held on Sunday, June 28, 1970 (the one-year anniversary of the Stonewall... Learn More

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37 Ninth Avenue

West Side Discussion Group Center

This building in the Meatpacking District was the longest home of the West Side Discussion Group, which met here from... Learn More

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238-244 West 44th Street

Helen Hayes Theater (originally Little Theater)

Opened as the Little Theater in 1912, this venue, the smallest house on Broadway, has staged multiple productions involving major... Learn More

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350 Bleecker Street

Craig Rodwell Residence / Arnie Kantrowitz Residence

Craig Rodwell, one of the key leaders of the pre- and post-Stonewall gay rights movement, moved into this recently-built apartment... Learn More

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206 Thompson Street

Portofino

Portofino, an Italian restaurant in the South Village that was frequented on Friday evenings by lesbians, was the meeting place... Learn More

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394-395 West Street

Ramrod

The Ramrod on the Hudson River waterfront was one of New York’s most popular leather bars in the 1970s. It... Learn More

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99 Clinton Street

Gay Alliance of Brooklyn at Spencer Memorial Church

The Gay Alliance of Brooklyn was one of the first gay civil rights organizations established in New York City outside... Learn More

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160 Bleecker Street

Mills House No. 1 / Village Gate

Opened in 1897 as Mills House No. 1, which was intended as a wholesome residential hotel for single, working-class men,... Learn More

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243-251 West 47th Street

Ethel Barrymore Theater

Opened in 1928, the Ethel Barrymore Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Noel Coward,... Learn More

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48-52 Eighth Avenue

Sea Colony

By at least 1955 through the 1960s, the Sea Colony was one of the most popular lesbian bars in Greenwich... Learn More

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Fifth Avenue and East 61st Street

German-American Steuben Parade

The first German-American Steuben Parade, celebrating German-American heritage, was held in 1958. Named for the hero of the American Revolution,... Learn More

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4 St Marks Place

Tempo Playhouse / Key Theater / New Bowery Theater / Bridge Theater

This 1831 house had a significant and colorful Off-Off-Broadway theatrical history from 1955 to 1967, reflecting its location on St.... Learn More

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39 Whitehall Street

Picket in Front of U.S. Army Building, First-Ever U.S. Gay Rights Protest

On September 19, 1964, the very first public demonstration for gay rights in the United States took place outside the... Learn More

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104 West 136th Street

Countee Cullen Branch, New York Public Library

Renamed for the noted gay poet Countee Cullen in 1951, this library was the first in the New York Public... Learn More

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Kingsborough Houses

Richmond Barthé & Green Pastures: The Walls of Jericho

Sculptor Richmond Barthé created this 8-foot by 80-foot frieze Exodus and Dance (completed in 1939) for the Harlem River Houses, which was... Learn More

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74 East 4th Street

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club was founded in 1961 by Ellen Stewart and moved to 74 East 4th Street in... Learn More

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7 East 7th Street

Picket at the Great Hall, Cooper Union, Second-Ever U.S. Gay Rights Protest

On December 2, 1964, the second-ever public demonstration for gay rights in the United States – and the first to... Learn More

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46-09 31st Avenue

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

From October 1995 until at least December 1999, Queens/SAGE, a social services and support group for LGBT senior citizens (unaffiliated... Learn More

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Dag Hammarskjold Plaza

Picket at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, Fourth-Ever U.S. Gay Rights Protest

On April 18, 1965, the fourth-ever gay rights demonstration in the United States – and the third in New York... Learn More

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201 West 13th Street

Metropolitan-Duane United Methodist Church

Openly gay Reverend C. Edward “Ed” Egan, Jr. led the Metropolitan-Duane United Methodist Church from 1971 to 1977, when he... Learn More

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337 Bleecker Street

Lorraine Hansberry Residence

From 1953 to 1960, playwright and activist Lorraine Hansberry resided in the third-floor apartment of this building. While here, Hansberry... Learn More

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86 University Place

The Bagatelle

Remembered by author Ann Bannon and writer/activist Audre Lorde, the Bagatelle, or “the Bag,” was a popular lesbian bar from... Learn More

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150 West 4th Street

Mad Hatter / Pony Stable Inn

From 1916 to c. 1930, the basement of this building was the location of the Mad Hatter, Greenwich Village’s first... Learn More

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117 East 81st Street

Jerome Robbins Residence

Jerome Robbins was a renowned Broadway choreographer of musicals such as West Side Story, Gypsy, and Fiddler on the Roof, and director and... Learn More

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768 Fifth Avenue

The Plaza

The Oak Room in the famed Plaza Hotel off Central Park was a discreet meeting place for gay businessmen in... Learn More

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85 Bedford Street

Anna Rochester & Grace Hutchins Residence

Leading social reformers Anna Rochester and Grace Hutchins lived in an apartment in this building from 1924 until their deaths... Learn More

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77th Street & Broadway

Guillermo Vasquez Corner

Guillermo Vasquez was a leading gay rights, AIDS, and Latino community activist in Queens who emigrated from Colombia in 1972.... Learn More

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Whitehall Street, south of Water/State Streets

New Amsterdam “Place of Execution”

Two men are known to have been executed in New Amsterdam in 1646 and 1660 for sexual relations with boys.... Learn More

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56 Greenwich Avenue

Uncle Charlie’s

In the early hours of Saturday morning April 28, 1990, a homemade bomb exploded at Uncle Charlie’s bar in Greenwich... Learn More

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149 West 14th Street

Kooky’s

Kooky’s, also known as Kooky’s Cocktail Lounge, was a lesbian bar that operated from 1965 to 1973. After the Stonewall... Learn More

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170 East 2nd Street

Allen Ginsberg & Peter Orlovsky Residence

A founding figure of the Beat Generation, one of the 20th century’s most important literary movements, the openly gay poet... Learn More

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53 West 19th Street

Gianni’s

Gianni’s was a popular, Mafia-run lesbian bar open from 1966 until 1975. After it closed, three other lesbian bars, Casa... Learn More

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205 West 57th Street

Leonard Bernstein Residence at the Osborne Apartments

Leonard Bernstein, perhaps the most influential figure in American classical music during the post-war era, lived in the Osborne Apartments... Learn More

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77-02 Broadway

Love Boat

The Love Boat was a popular gay Latino bar and dance space in Elmhurst, situated on the border of Jackson... Learn More

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78-11 Roosevelt Avenue

Friend’s Tavern

Owned since 1989 by business and personal partners Eddie Valentin and Casimiro Villa, Friend’s Tavern (or Friend’s) in Jackson Heights... Learn More

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87 Christopher Street

H.M. Koutoukas Residence

From c. 1960 to 2010, absurdist playwright H.M. “Harry” Koutoukas lived in this apartment building. While here, he contributed to... Learn More

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89th Street & 37th Avenue

Queens Pride Parade

In 1993, the inaugural Queens Pride Parade and Multicultural Festival took place in the historically gay neighborhood of Jackson Heights... Learn More

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515 Malcolm X Boulevard

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture houses one of the country’s most significant collections of African American history... Learn More

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43rd Street & Skillman Avenue

St. Pat’s for All Parade

In 2000, the inaugural St. Pat’s for All Parade took place in the historically Irish neighborhoods of Sunnyside and Woodside,... Learn More

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91 Joralemon Street

Renée Cafiero & Nancy Garden Residence

Pre-Stonewall gay rights activists Renée Vera Cafiero and Nancy Garden moved to an apartment in this building in December 1964,... Learn More

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881 Seventh Avenue

Carnegie Hall: Studio Towers

The Studio Towers apartments were constructed atop Carnegie Hall from 1894 to 1897, a few years after the famed performance... Learn More

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62 Montague Street

Willard Maas & Marie Menken Residence

Bisexual poet-filmmaker-educator Willard Maas and his wife, visual artist-filmmaker Marie Menken, resided in this building from at least 1940 to... Learn More

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80 Montague Street

Heights Supper Club

From 1962 to 1963 the Height’s Supper Club was one of the first bars in Brooklyn to cater to a... Learn More

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70 Grove Street

Duchess / Grove / Pandora’s Box

The commercial space of this building held several lesbian bars from the 1970s to the 1990s, beginning with the Duchess... Learn More

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269 East Houston Street

Meow Mix

In 1996, Meow Mix opened as a sex-positive lesbian club known for its live music, though it is best remembered... Learn More

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432 West 14th Street

Jackie 60 / Clit Club / Martha @ Mother

This former market building in the Meatpacking District was a popular 1990s nightlife venue for several weekly parties and performances,... Learn More

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170 West 130th Street

National Headquarters for the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Beginning in the 1920s, this Harlem rowhouse was home to a number of important Black social and political organizations. Most... Learn More

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Christopher Park

Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth Flagpole

This flagpole is named for the first officer to be killed during the Civil War, Union Army Col. Elmer Ephraim... Learn More

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The New York Times81-10 35th Avenue

Community United Methodist Church

This Jackson Heights church, opened in 1923, became an important hub for diverse community groups, including LGBT groups, beginning in... Learn More

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141 Montague Street

Brooklyn Heights Press Offices

In July 1966, the homophobic policies of The Brooklyn Heights Press, then headquartered in this building, were the focus of a... Learn More

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438 Hudson Street

Cubby Hole / Henrietta Hudson

Currently occupied by Henrietta Hudson, one of the city’s three remaining lesbian bars, this space was formerly known as Cubby... Learn More

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388 Chauncey Street

Pauli Murray Residence

From 1947 to 1960, the prominent Black civil rights attorney and author Pauli Murray lived in an apartment on the... Learn More

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Christopher Park

Christopher Park / Stonewall National Monument

Located just across from the Stonewall Inn, Christopher Park has been at the center of the LGBT rights movement since... Learn More

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239-247 West 45th Street

Music Box Theater

Opened in 1920, the Music Box Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Ethel Waters,... Learn More

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695 Lenox Avenue

Hotel Olga

For about 25 years, beginning in 1920, countless African-American travelers stayed at the renowned Hotel Olga in Harlem. In the... Learn More

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302-314 West 45th Street

Al Hirschfeld Theater (originally Martin Beck Theater)

Opened as the Martin Beck Theater in 1924, this venue has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators,... Learn More

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7 East 96th Street

Ogden Codman, Jr. Residence

Ogden Codman, Jr. was an influential early 20th-century interior designer and residential architect, most famous for the publication The Decoration of... Learn More

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215-223 West 49th Street

Ambassador Theater

Opened in 1921, the Ambassador Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Mulatto by Langston Hughes and Bring... Learn More

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81 Horatio Street

James Baldwin Residence

From 1958 to 1961, author and civil rights activist James Baldwin rented an apartment in this building, where he continued... Learn More

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249 West 45th Street

Imperial Theater

Opened in 1923, the Imperial Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Jerome Robbins, Joel... Learn More

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223 West 42nd Street

Apollo Theater (42nd Street)

Opened as the Apollo Theater in 1920, this venue is significant as the site of the first lesbian love scene... Learn More

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208 West 41st Street

Nederlander Theater (originally National Theater)

Opened as the National Theater in 1921 and renamed the Billy Rose Theater in 1959 and the Nederlander Theater in... Learn More

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Lincoln Center Plaza

Lincoln Center: Damrosch Park

The outdoor performance space at the southwest corner of Lincoln Center has served New York City since its opening in... Learn More

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234-240 West 45th Street

Gerald Schoenfeld Theater (originally Plymouth Theater)

Opened as the Plymouth Theater in 1918, this venue has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including... Learn More

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245-257 West 44th Street

Majestic Theater

Opened in 1927, the Majestic Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Mary Martin, Adrian,... Learn More

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240 Columbus Avenue

Arturo Martin Garcia & Victor’s Café Mural

A bas-relief mural created in 1971 for Victor’s Café, a popular Cuban restaurant on the Upper West Side, was the... Learn More

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220-228 West 48th Street

Longacre Theater

Opened in 1913, the Longacre Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Edith Head, Cyril... Learn More

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2068 Broadway

Fifth Avenue Bar

The Fifth Avenue Bar, located in the Stanwood Cafeteria, operated in the Dorilton Apartments from c. 1940 to 1956. A... Learn More

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149-157 West 45th Street

Lyceum Theater

Opened in 1903, the Lyceum Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Oliver Smith, Clyde... Learn More

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135 Charles Street

6th Police Precinct Station House

Following the March 1970 police raid on the Snake Pit, a nearby gay bar, 167 gay men were arrested and... Learn More

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221-233 West 44th Street

Shubert Theater

Opened in 1913, the Shubert Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Cole Porter, Michael... Learn More

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219 West 48th Street

Walter Kerr Theater (originally Ritz Theater)

Opened as the Ritz Theater in 1921 and renamed the Walter Kerr Theater in 1989, this venue has staged multiple... Learn More

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59 Christopher Street

Mattachine Society Office

In 1972, the Mattachine Society of New York, the city’s first gay rights group, mostly for men, moved its office... Learn More

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242-250 West 45th Street

Bernard B. Jacobs Theater (originally Royale Theater)

During this venue’s time as the Royale Theater (opened in 1927), the John Golden Theater (renamed in 1934), and then... Learn More

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1564-1566 Broadway

Palace Theater (interior)

Opened in 1913 for vaudeville, and reopened as a legitimate theater in 1966, the Palace Theater has staged multiple productions... Learn More

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117 MacDougal Street

Swing Rendezvous

The Swing Rendezvous was a jazz club and lesbian bar that was open from 1938 to 1965. Among the bar’s... Learn More

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252-256 West 45th Street

John Golden Theater (originally Theatre Masque)

Opened as the Theatre Masque in 1927 and renamed the John Golden Theater in 1937, this venue has staged multiple... Learn More

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9 St. Luke's Place

Arthur Laurents & Tom Hatcher Residence

Playwright, screenwriter, librettist, and director Arthur Laurents lived in this house, with Tom Hatcher, his partner of 52 years, from... Learn More

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851 Prospect Avenue

Prospect Theater

The Prospect Theater is significant in the LGBT history of the Bronx as the venue for the Yiddish play The God... Learn More

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1964 East 35th Street

Ruthie Berman & Connie Kurtz Residence

Lesbian activists Connie Kurtz and Ruthie Berman lived in this house in the Marine Park neighborhood of Brooklyn from 1979... Learn More

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261-265 West 47th Street

Samuel J. Friedman Theater (originally Biltmore Theater)

Opened as the Biltmore Theater in 1926 and renamed the Samuel J. Friedman Theater in 2008, this venue has staged... Learn More

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222-232 West 45th Street

Booth Theater

Opened in 1913, the Booth Theater has been associated with major LGBT performers and creators that include Jill Esmond, Noel... Learn More

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167 West 12th Street

James Beard Residence & Foundation

The rowhouse at 167 West 12th Street was the home of James Beard, one of the most significant figures in... Learn More

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235-243 West 44th Street

Broadhurst Theater

Opened in 1918, the Broadhurst Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including the play The Green... Learn More

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209 East 61st Street

Montgomery Clift Residence

Actor Montgomery Clift lived here at the height of his career, from 1951 to 1959. During these years he was... Learn More

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138-146 West 48th Street

Cort Theater

Opened as the Cort Theater in 1912, this venue has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including... Learn More

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Myrtle Avenue & Cornelia Street

March for Truth

On March 13, 1993, the March for Truth was organized by the Anti-Violence Project and Queens Gays and Lesbians United,... Learn More

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2248 Broadway

Richard Hunt at Reeves Teletape Studios

Richard Hunt was a prominent Muppet performer at The Jim Henson Company, working there from 1969 until shortly before his... Learn More

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213 West 42nd Street / 214 West 43rd Street

Lyric Theater

Opened in 1903, the Lyric Theater staged several productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Clyde Fitch, Cole Porter,... Learn More

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256-262 West 47th Street

Brooks Atkinson Theater (originally Mansfield Theater)

Opened as the Mansfield Theater in 1926 and renamed the Brooks Atkinson Theater in 1960, this venue has staged multiple... Learn More

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236 West 42nd Street

AMC Empire 25 Theater (originally Eltinge Theater)

Opened as the Eltinge Theater in 1912, this venue was named for Broadway and vaudeville star Julian Eltinge, often considered... Learn More

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214 West 42nd Street

New Amsterdam Theater

Opened in 1903, the New Amsterdam Theater has staged several productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Clyde Fitch,... Learn More

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230 West 74th Street

Continental Baths at the Ansonia Hotel

Between 1968 and 1976, the Continental Baths operated out of the basement space of the then-dilapidated Ansonia Hotel. The legendary... Learn More

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901 Father Capodanno Boulevard

Beach Haven Bar

This commercial building was home to the Beach Haven, Staten Island’s sole lesbian bar in the 1970s and early 1980s.... Learn More

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246-256 West 44th Street

St. James Theater (originally Erlanger Theater)

Opened as the Erlanger Theater in 1927 and renamed the St. James Theater in 1932, this venue has staged multiple... Learn More

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227 West 42nd Street

American Airlines Theater (interior) (originally Selwyn Theater)

Opened as the Selwyn Theater in 1918, this venue staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including, among... Learn More

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235 East 58th Street

Buffie Johnson Residence / Tennessee Williams Residence

The painter Buffie Johnson purchased this building in 1943 and lived here until 1950, though she owned the property until... Learn More

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244-254 West 52nd Street

Neil Simon Theater (originally Alvin Theater)

Opened as the Alvin Theater in 1927 and renamed the Neil Simon Theater in 1983, this venue has staged multiple... Learn More

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21 Cornelia Street

Tharon Musser Residence

Tharon Musser was a pioneering and prolific lighting designer who lived in this rowhouse from 1959 to 2007, the latter... Learn More

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230-238 West 49th Street

Eugene O’Neill Theater (originally Forrest Theater)

Opened as the Forrest Theater in 1926 and renamed the Coronet Theater in 1945 and the Eugene O’Neill Theater in... Learn More

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226-236 West 46th Street

Richard Rodgers Theater (originally Chanin’s 46th Street Theater)

Opened as the Chanin’s 46th Street Theater in 1924 and renamed the 46th Street Theater in 1932 and the Richard... Learn More

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203-217 West 46th Street

Lunt-Fontanne Theater (originally Globe Theater)

Opened in 1910 as the Globe Theater, this venue has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including... Learn More

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1681 Broadway

Broadway Theater (interior)

Opened in 1924 as a motion picture/vaudeville house, the Broadway Theater began presenting legitimate theater in 1930. Major LGBT performers... Learn More

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243-259 West 52nd Street

August Wilson Theater (originally Guild Theater)

Opened in 1925 as the Guild Theater and renamed the ANTA Playhouse in 1950 and the Virginia Theater in 1981,... Learn More

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127B Prince Street

Leslie-Lohman Gallery (now Leslie-Lohman Project Space)

The Leslie-Lohman Gallery, the precursor to the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art (formerly the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art),... Learn More

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10 Mitchell Place

Lorena Hickok Residence

The groundbreaking journalist Lorena Hickok lived in an apartment here from 1929 to 1933. Hickok had a close and long-lasting... Learn More

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124-130 West 43rd Street

Stephen Sondheim Theater (originally Henry Miller’s Theater)

Opened in 1918 as Henry Miller’s Theater, this venue has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and characters, including... Learn More

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525 Lexington Avenue

Georgia O’Keeffe Residence at the Hotel Shelton

The artist and painter Georgia O’Keeffe lived and worked in suite 3003 at this hotel from 1925 to 1936. She... Learn More

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48 Grove Street

Patricia Highsmith Residence

The writer Patricia Highsmith lived in a one-bedroom apartment here with her mother and stepfather from 1940 until 1942. The... Learn More

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130 Stuyvesant Place

Richmond College

Housed in this office building, Richmond College, a division of the CUNY system that later became the St. George campus... Learn More

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Brooklyn Heights Promenade

Brooklyn Heights Promenade

From the 1950s through the 1980s, the Brooklyn Heights Promenade was one of the city’s most popular and well-known gay... Learn More

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3202 Kossuth Avenue

Ronald I. Jacobowitz Residence

Bronx gay rights activist Ronald I. Jacobowitz, who lived in this apartment building from 1986 to 1994, co-founded Gay Men... Learn More

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217-239 West 51st Street

Mark Hellinger Theater (originally Hollywood Theater)

Opened as a movie palace called the Hollywood Theater in 1929 (converted to legitimate theater in 1934) and renamed the... Learn More

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105 Second Avenue

The Saint

Referred to as the “Vatican of Disco,” The Saint was a gay, members-only club located in the East Village that... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
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160-164 West 129th Street

Drag Balls at Imperial Lodge of Elks

A rare surviving Harlem building that hosted drag balls, the Imperial Lodge of Elks (also referred to as the Elks... Learn More

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139-141 West 44th Street

Hudson Theater

Opened in 1904, the Hudson Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT creators and performers, including W. Somerset Maugham,... Learn More

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29 West 9th Street

Maurice Sendak Residence & Studio

The award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Maurice Sendak lived and worked in a duplex apartment in this Greenwich Village... Learn More

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45 Belmont Place

Michelle Cliff Residence

The Jamaican-born author Michelle Cliff was living in this two-family house when she graduated from nearby Curtis High School in... Learn More

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51 Clark Street

Hotel St. George

From the 1920s through the 1970s, the mammoth Hotel St. George was one of the best known centers of gay... Learn More

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715 Ocean Terrace

Staten Island Community College

Now occupied by a public school, the campus of Staten Island Community College, later the Sunnyside campus of the College... Learn More

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City Hall Park

City Hall Park

City Hall Park is the earliest known documented gay male cruising area in Manhattan, according to newspaper accounts beginning in... Learn More

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490 Riverside Drive

Riverside Church

Since opening for services in 1930, Riverside Church has been one of the most progressive religious institutions in New York... Learn More

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Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center: Philharmonic Hall

Lincoln Center, a world-class performing arts center, has had close connections to the LGBT community since planning began in the... Learn More

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70 Beach Street

Park Villa II

Located in the former Liberty Theatre, Park Villa II (later On Stage), was a popular dance club during the 1980s... Learn More

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133 West 138th Street

Alberta Hunter Residence

From 1927 to at least 1945, the closeted blues singer Alberta Hunter owned an apartment in this Harlem building. During... Learn More

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450 East 52nd Street

Greta Garbo Residence at the Campanile

Greta Garbo was one of the silver screen’s most iconic stars of the 1920s and 1930s and was also well... Learn More

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1000 Richmond Terrace

Sailors’ Snug Harbor

Once a home for aged sailors, the Sailors’ Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Gardens has been an important venue... Learn More

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1 West 72nd Street

Dakota Apartments

The Dakota, the famed apartment building on Central Park West, has long been a home for celebrities, including notable LGBT... Learn More

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Bryant Park

NYC Dyke March

First organized by the Lesbian Avengers in 1993, the NYC Dyke March is an annual march from Bryant Park to... Learn More

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101 East 63rd Street

Hirsch Residence / Halston Residence

In 1966, real estate lawyer Alexander Hirsch and his partner Lewis Turner commissioned architect Paul Rudolph to remodel their residence... Learn More

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342 West 11th Street

Mother Courage

Mother Courage was the first feminist restaurant in the United States. Owned and operated by Dolores Alexander and Jill Ward... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
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320 Manhattan Avenue

Georgette Harvey & Musa Williams Residence

From 1935 until sometime between 1940 and 1942, the Black lesbian couple Georgette Harvey and Musa Williams lived at the... Learn More

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24 Bond Street

Robert Mapplethorpe Residence & Studio

Robert Mapplethorpe was one of the most influential and controversial photographers of the 20th century, known as much for his... Learn More

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1 Fifth Avenue

Sam Wagstaff Residence

As an art curator and collector, Sam Wagstaff almost single handedly drove the market in the acquisition of photographs by... Learn More

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201 West 92nd Street

Womanbooks

Open from 1975 to 1987, Womanbooks was the second feminist bookstore in New York City. It sold books written, published,... Learn More

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338 East 6th Street

Ellen Broidy & Linda Rhodes Residence / Rita Mae Brown Residence

From about 1967 to 1971, activists and then-partners Ellen Broidy and Linda Rhodes rented a fifth floor apartment at 338... Learn More

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154 West 10th Street

Djuna Books

Named after pioneering lesbian fiction author Djuna Barnes, Djuna Books was a feminist bookstore in Greenwich Village from 1977 to... Learn More

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33 Barrow Street

Labyris

Labyris, where the “The Future is Female” slogan was coined, was the first feminist bookstore in New York City. Owned... Learn More

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25 Hyatt Street

Staten Island AIDS Task Force & EAGLE Headquarters

The Staten Island AIDS Task Force, now Community Health Action of Staten Island (CHASI), opened its first office in this... Learn More

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Seventh Avenue (35th to 41st Streets)

Fashion Walk of Fame

Beginning in the year 2000, plaques have been installed along Seventh Avenue — a corridor synonymous with the fashion industry... Learn More

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106 Central Park South

Barbizon-Plaza Hotel

Completed in 1930, the Barbizon-Plaza Hotel was the first residential hotel equipped as a music and arts center in the... Learn More

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South Beach

South Beach, Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk & Parking Lots

The beaches, boardwalk, and parking lots of South Beach have been Staten Island’s most popular LGBT cruising areas since at... Learn More

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5 Patchin Place

Djuna Barnes Residence

Djuna Barnes was one of the first writers of lesbian literature, publishing three texts directly related to lesbianism, including Nigthwood (1936), the... Learn More

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99 Seventh Avenue South

Circle Repertory Company Theater

From its founding in 1969, by four veterans of the Caffe Cino, until it closed in 1994, the Circle Repertory... Learn More

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235 West 46th Street

Billy Rose’s Diamond Horseshoe Nightclub

From 1938 to 1951, entertainment impresario Billy Rose operated one of New York City’s most opulent and successful nightclubs, the... Learn More

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135-139 West 31st Street

Father Mychal F. Judge at St. Francis of Assisi Church & Friary

Father Mychal F. Judge was a Catholic priest at St. Francis of Assisi Church and lived in its friary from... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
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54 Seventh Avenue South

Women’s Coffeehouse

Open from 1974 to 1978 in Greenwich Village, the Women’s Coffeehouse was a popular and important social gathering and activist... Learn More

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421 5th Avenue

Brooklyn Women’s Martial Arts

Brooklyn Women’s Martial Arts (BWMA), renamed the Center for Anti-Violence Education in 1990, was founded in 1974 to teach self-defense... Learn More

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141 Prince Street

Daughters of Bilitis Center

The Daughters of Bilitis Center was the first exclusively lesbian center in New York City and one of the first... Learn More

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381 Lafayette Street

Robert Rauschenberg Residence & Studio

Considered one of the most important artists to emerge after World War II, Robert Rauschenberg was a pioneering American artist... Learn More

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9301 Avenue B

Langston Hughes Public School 233

Many New York City public schools are named in honor of prominent figures in American and world history. Langston Hughes... Learn More

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203-02 109th Avenue

Langston Hughes Public School 134

Many New York City public schools are named in honor of prominent figures in American and world history. Langston Hughes... Learn More

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190-20 109th Road

Lorraine Hansberry Public School 118

Many New York City public schools are named in honor of prominent figures in American and world history. Lorraine Hansberry... Learn More

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27 Vandam Street

Paul Taylor Residence

Paul Taylor, one of the creative geniuses of Modern dance, lived at 27 Vandam Street from c. 1970 until 2009,... Learn More

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181-189 Second Avenue

Peter Hujar Residence & Studio / David Wojnarowicz Residence & Studio

Photographer Peter Hujar was barely recognized in his lifetime but, since his death due to AIDS-related pneumonia in 1987, he... Learn More

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351 West 18th Street

James Baldwin School

Many New York City public schools are named in honor of prominent figures in American and world history. James Baldwin... Learn More

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2 Astor Place

Harvey Milk High School

Many New York City public schools are named in honor of prominent figures in American and world history. Harvey Milk... Learn More

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900 Tinton Avenue

Jane Addams High School for Academic Careers

Many New York City public schools are named in honor of prominent figures in American and world history. Jane Addams... Learn More

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411 East 76th Street

Eleanor Roosevelt High School

Many New York City public schools are named in honor of prominent figures in American and world history. Eleanor Roosevelt... Learn More

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515 West 182nd Street

Eleanor Roosevelt Junior High School 143

Many New York City public schools are named in honor of prominent figures in American and world history. Eleanor Roosevelt... Learn More

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244 West 144th Street

Countee Cullen Public School 194

Many New York City public schools are named in honor of prominent figures in American and world history. Countee Cullen... Learn More

Cultural & Educational Institutions
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351 West 18th Street

Bayard Rustin Educational Complex

Many New York City public schools are named in honor of prominent figures in American and world history. Bayard Rustin... Learn More

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133 East 53rd Street

Emma Lazarus Public School 268

Many New York City public schools are named in honor of prominent figures in American and world history. Emma Lazarus... Learn More

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77 Clinton Avenue

Benjamin Banneker Academy for Community Development

Many New York City public schools are named in honor of prominent figures in American and world history. Benjamin Banneker... Learn More

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1970 West Farms Road

Lorraine Hansberry Academy Public School 214

Many New York City public schools are named in honor of prominent figures in American and world history. Lorraine Hansberry... Learn More

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1871 Walton Avenue

Langston Hughes Public School 236

Many New York City public schools are named in honor of prominent figures in American and world history. Langston Hughes... Learn More

Cultural & Educational Institutions
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143-147 West 11th Street

St. Vincent’s Hospital Manhattan

Beginning in the early 1980s, under the leadership of the Sisters of Charity, an organization within the Catholic Church, St.... Learn More

Medical Facilities
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324 East 14th Street

Jackie Curtis Residence

From 1974 to 1985, prolific playwright, director, performer, poet, and Warhol Superstar, Jackie Curtis, resided in the second floor, front... Learn More

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246 East 58th Street

Modulightor Building

The Modulightor Building, built between 1989 and 1992, was designed by iconic modernist Paul Rudolph, who incorporated new construction into... Learn More

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St. Vincent's Triangle

NYC AIDS Memorial

The New York City AIDS Memorial — dedicated on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2016 — honors the more than... Learn More

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254 East 3rd Street

Paul Thek Residence & Studio

Paul Thek, who lived and worked at 254 East 3rd Street in at least the late 1960s, was a visual... Learn More

Residences
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281 West 12th Street

Cubbyhole

After opening DT’s Fat Cat here in 1987, bar owner Tanya Saunders renamed it Cubbyhole in 1994 and envisioned it... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
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Grand Central Parkway & 78th Avenue

Demonstration Against LGBT Harassment in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Tree Grove

In June 1969, a week before the Stonewall uprising, a group of local Queens residents formed a “vigilante committee” to... Learn More

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85 South Oxford Street

Audre Lorde Project

The groundbreaking Audre Lorde Project (ALP), founded in 1994, has been located in the parish house of Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
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114 West 116th Street

Jimmie Daniels

From 1939 to 1942, the internationally popular African American cabaret singer Jimmie Daniels owned and operated his eponymous Harlem supper... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
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1890 Seventh Avenue Manhattan

Edna Thomas, Lloyd Thomas & Olivia Wyndham Residence

Edna Thomas, one of the earliest Black actors of the New York stage, came to prominence during the Harlem Renaissance... Learn More

Residences

June 15, 2021

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Events

June 9, 2021 | 6:30PM to 7:30PM

Virtual LGBT Trivia Night & Fundraiser

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Events

October 22, 2019 | 6:00pm

Reclaiming the Invisible

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Project Update

October 7, 2019

#LGBTHistoryMonth

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Project Update

July 30, 2019

Our History Has Been Erased

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Events

June 24, 2019 | 3:00pm-4:30pm

Human Rights Conference

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Events

June 9, 2019 | 12:00pm-2:30pm

Scavenger Hunt with Urban Archive

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Project Update

May 20, 2019

Myth Busters

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Events

March 28, 2019 | 7:00pm-8:00pm

Brooklyn LGBTQ+ History

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Events

June 16, 2019 | 3:30pm-5:30pm

Gay Green-Wood

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April 7, 2019 | 2:00pm-4:00pm

Woodlawn LGBT History Trolley Tour

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