HISTORIC SITES

215 West 92nd Street

Joan Nestle Residence

From 1974 to 2002, apartment 13A in this Upper West Side building was the residence of Joan Nestle, an influential... Learn More

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Jewish New York

Though here earlier, Jewish immigrants arrived in New York City in significant numbers from Germany in the mid-19th century and then in particularly large waves from Eastern Europe beginning in... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

639 East 169th Street

Mabel Hampton Residence

Mabel Hampton was an African-American performer during the Harlem Renaissance and, in the 1970s and ‘80s, a key member of... Learn More

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HISTORIC SITES

484 14th Street

Lesbian Herstory Archives

Founded in 1974, the Lesbian Herstory Archives was first housed on the Upper West Side of Manhattan before opening its... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

48-52 Eighth Avenue

Sea Colony

By at least 1955 through the 1960s, the Sea Colony was one of the most popular lesbian bars in Greenwich... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

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

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HISTORIC SITES

201 West 92nd Street

Womanbooks

Open from 1975 to 1987, Womanbooks was the second feminist bookstore in New York City. It sold books written, published,... Learn More

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