HISTORIC SITES

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

Residences
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243 W 47th St

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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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

Residences
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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

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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

Stores & Businesses
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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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302 W 45th St

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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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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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

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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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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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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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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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

Residences