HISTORIC SITES

Morris Avenue & East 181st Street

Mabel Hampton Garden

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

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Signs639 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

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

517 East 233rd Street

Woodlawn Cemetery

Woodlawn Cemetery in the northern Bronx is not only a magnificent park-like landscape, but is the final resting place of... Learn More

Public Spaces
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

Residences
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

580 St. Nicholas Avenue

Ethel Waters Residence

Legendary Black performer Ethel Waters lived in this apartment building from at least 1925 to 1927, when she was well... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

104 West 136th Street

Countee Cullen Branch, New York Public Library

Renamed for the noted gay poet Countee Cullen in 1951, this library was the first in the New York Public... Learn More

Cultural & Educational Institutions