HISTORIC SITES

2 Fifth Avenue

Larry Kramer Residence / Edie Windsor & Dr. Thea Clara Spyer Residence

Author, playwright, and pioneering activist Larry Kramer resided in this Greenwich Village apartment for over three decades, until his death... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

28 West 28th Street

Everard Baths

The Everard Baths, one of the most legendary of New York’s bathhouses, was a refuge for gay men probably since... Learn More

Stores & Businesses
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
HISTORIC SITES

51-53 Christopher Street

Stonewall Inn

From June 28 to July 3, 1969, LGBT patrons of the Stonewall Inn and members of the local community took... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
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

84 King Street

Paradise Garage

Between 1977 and 1987, the Paradise Garage was one of the most important and influential clubs in New York City... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

318 West 22nd Street

Mel Cheren Residence / Gay Men’s Health Crisis Office

This Greek Revival rowhouse was the home of innovative record executive Melvin “Mel” Cheren and Paradise Garage founder Michael Brody... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

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
HISTORIC SITES

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

Wall Street & Broadway / 11 Wall Street

ACT UP Demonstrations on Wall Street

Formed in New York City in 1987, the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (more commonly known as ACT UP) brought... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

189 Bleecker Street

San Remo Café

The San Remo Café was a Greenwich Village Italian restaurant and bar that became a famous Bohemian hangout in the... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

238-244 West 44th Street

Helen Hayes Theater (originally Little Theater)

Opened as the Little Theater in 1912, this venue, the smallest house on Broadway, has staged multiple productions involving major... 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
HISTORIC SITES

230 West 74th Street

Continental Baths at the Ansonia Hotel

Between 1968 and 1976, the Continental Baths operated out of the basement space of the then-dilapidated Ansonia Hotel. The legendary... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

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
HISTORIC SITES

230-238 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
HISTORIC SITES

1681 Broadway

Broadway Theater (interior)

Opened in 1924 as a motion picture/vaudeville house, the Broadway Theater began presenting legitimate theater in 1930. Major LGBT performers... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

130 Stuyvesant Place

Richmond College

Housed in this office building, Richmond College, a division of the CUNY system that later became the St. George campus... Learn More

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

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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160-164 West 129th Street

Drag Balls at Imperial Lodge of Elks

A rare surviving Harlem building that hosted drag balls, the Imperial Lodge of Elks (also referred to as the Elks... Learn More

Performance Venues
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1 Centre Street

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at the New York City Marriage Bureau

New York’s City Clerk Herman Katz became incensed over the publicity of a same-sex “illegal marriage” at the Church of... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

99 Seventh Avenue South

Circle Repertory Company Theater

From its founding in 1969, by four veterans of the Caffe Cino, until it closed in 1994, the Circle Repertory... Learn More

Performance Venues
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645-647 Broadway

David Mancuso Residence / The Loft

From Valentine’s Day 1970 to June 1974, the Loft, one of the most influential underground house parties, operated out of... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

143-147 West 11th Street

St. Vincent’s Hospital Manhattan

Beginning in the early 1980s, under the leadership of the Sisters of Charity, an organization within the Catholic Church, St.... Learn More

Medical Facilities
Project Update

April 13, 2018

DEMOLISHED: Paradise Lost

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