HISTORIC SITES

16 East 8th Street

Founding of the New York Area Council of the Mattachine Society, Inc. at the Sam Morford Residence

On December 10, 1955, a group of gay men met at Sam Morford’s apartment in this building in Greenwich Village... Learn More

Residences
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

481 Eighth Avenue

Magnus Hirschfeld at the Hotel New Yorker

Considered one of the first, great pioneers of LGBT rights in the early 20th century, German-Jewish physician and sexologist, Magnus... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

130 West 42nd Street

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at Fidelifacts of Greater New York

On January 18, 1971, the Gay Activists Alliance zap at Fidelifacts of Greater New York, in Times Square, highlighted that... Learn More

Public Spaces
Events

November 30, 2017 | 6:30 P.M.

Interpreting LGBT Sites in New York City

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HISTORIC SITES

240 West 38th Street

Corduroy Club / Isaia NYC Fashion House

The Corduroy Club, located here from March 1967 to 1971, was a significant effort by the pre-Stonewall LGBT community in... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

296 Ninth Avenue

Church of the Holy Apostles

From 1969 to 1974, the Church of the Holy Apostles in Chelsea was one of the most important meeting places... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

291 Mercer Street

Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop

Gay rights activist Craig Rodwell established the East Coast’s first gay and lesbian bookstore (and the first one in the... Learn More

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

217 Mott Street, rear

Igal Roodenko Residence / Bayard Rustin Residence

Behind this tenement building is another building at the back of the lot that was the home of civil rights... Learn More

Residences
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

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

1260 Avenue of the Americas

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at Radio City Music Hall

The Gay Activists Alliance (GAA) zapped a presidential campaign fundraiser for Mayor John V. Lindsay on January 25, 1972, after... Learn More

Public Spaces