HISTORIC SITES

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
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

55 Merrill Avenue

Alice Austen Public School 60

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

Cultural & Educational Institutions

August 31, 2021

Our Team

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curated themes

18 Sites

Pre-20th Century History

Documentation of gay men and lesbians living and socializing in New York City dates back well over 150 years. By 1859, the renowned poet Walt Whitman became known for his... Learn More

curated themes

12 Sites

Staten Island

This collection of Staten Island sites highlights the borough’s long and surprisingly rich LGBT history through former bars and clubs, residences of notable people — such as Alice Austen and... Learn More

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

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

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

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

Cultural & Educational Institutions
Project Update

April 6, 2017

Speaking in Sweden

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