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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
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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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25 Sites

LGBT-Named Public Schools

Many New York City public schools are named in honor of prominent figures in American and world history. The NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project compiled a list of the 25... Learn More

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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
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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
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112 East 23rd Street

Institute for the Protection of Lesbian and Gay Youth

Between the fall of 1983 and early 1986, the full third floor of this building was the first office of... Learn More

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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
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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

Organization & Community Spaces
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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

Residences
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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

Performance Venues
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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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Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center: New York State Theater

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

Performance Venues
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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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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

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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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98-50 50th Avenue

Leonardo da Vinci Intermediate School 61

Many New York City public schools are named in honor of prominent figures in American and world history. Leonardo da... 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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735 West End Avenue

Emily Dickinson Public School 75

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

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40 Charlton Street

Elisabeth Irwin High School, part of Little Red School House

Many New York City public schools are named in honor of prominent figures in American and world history. Elisabeth Irwin... 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

Cultural & Educational Institutions
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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

Cultural & Educational Institutions
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21 West 111th Street

Alain L. Locke Magnet School for Environmental Stewardship

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

Cultural & Educational Institutions
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72 Veronica Place

Walt Whitman Middle School 246

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

Cultural & Educational Institutions
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2609 East 7th Street

Margaret Mead Public School 209

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

Cultural & Educational Institutions
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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

Cultural & Educational Institutions
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114 Kosciuszko Street

Benjamin Banneker Public School 256

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

Cultural & Educational Institutions
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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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858 Jamaica Avenue

Abraham Lincoln Public School 7

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

Cultural & Educational Institutions
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2800 Ocean Parkway

Abraham Lincoln High School

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

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2545 Gunther Avenue

Michelangelo Junior High School 144

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

Cultural & Educational Institutions
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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

Cultural & Educational Institutions
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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

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