HISTORIC SITES

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
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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

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
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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
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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

Performance Venues
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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

Public Spaces
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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

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

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

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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256 W 47th St

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

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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230 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

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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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

Residences