HISTORIC SITES

Crack is Wack Playground

Keith Haring & “Crack is Wack”

In 1986, Keith Haring painted his iconic Crack is Wack mural on a handball court wall visible from the Harlem... Learn More

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676 Broadway

Keith Haring Studio & Foundation

The artist Keith Haring worked in a fifth-floor studio in this building from 1985 to 1990, the last five years... Learn More

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15 Sites

Art & Architecture

This curated collection highlights the many ways in which LGBT people have helped shape the built environment of New York City, from sculptor Emma Stebbins’s iconic Angel of the Waters statue in... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

162 West 21st Street

Tseng Kwong Chi Residence & Studio

The openly gay photographer Tseng Kwong Chi, a central figure in the 1980s downtown arts scene, lived and worked in... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

6 St. Mark's Place

New St. Marks Baths

The New St. Marks Baths was one of the largest and most renowned bathhouses in New York City from 1979... Learn More

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

Dag Hammarskjold Plaza

Dag Hammarskjold Plaza / Katharine Hepburn Garden

Many New York City public parks and playgrounds are named in honor of prominent figures in New York City and... Learn More

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445-465 West Street

Westbeth Artists’ Housing

The Westbeth Artists’ Complex is an early (1968-70) conversion of industrial space into housing for artists and has been home... Learn More

Residences
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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
HISTORIC SITES

141 Ridge Street

Martin Wong Residence & Studio

Martin Wong was a Chinese-American artist and influential figure in the 1980s and early 1990s downtown arts scene. While living... Learn More

Residences
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24 Bond Street

Robert Mapplethorpe Residence & Studio

Robert Mapplethorpe was one of the most influential and controversial photographers of the 20th century, known as much for his... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

Seventh Avenue (35th to 41st Streets)

Fashion Walk of Fame

Beginning in the year 2000, plaques have been installed along Seventh Avenue — a corridor synonymous with the fashion industry... Learn More

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