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
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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

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

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

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

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

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

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

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

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

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

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

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

Organization & Community Spaces