HISTORIC SITES

55 Bethune Street

Westbeth: Merce Cunningham Dance Company

The penthouse auditorium at Westbeth was the home of Merce Cunningham Dance Company from 1971 until it disbanded in 2010,... Learn More

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530 Sixth Avenue / 69 West 14th Street

Gay Liberation Front at Alternate U.

After the Stonewall rebellion in June 1969, the first LGBT activist organization formed was the Gay Liberation Front (GLF), in... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

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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131 West 55th Street

New York City Center

From 1944 to 1966, New York City Center was the first home of New York City Opera, which featured the... Learn More

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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

225 East Houston Street

Jasper Johns Residence & Studio

Jasper Johns, who had his home and studio in this building from 1967 to 1987, was famed for his paintings... Learn More

Residences
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4 St Marks Place

Tempo Playhouse / Key Theater / New Bowery Theater / Bridge Theater

This 1831 house had a significant and colorful Off-Off-Broadway theatrical history from 1955 to 1967, reflecting its location on St.... Learn More

Performance Venues
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57 Bethune Street

Westbeth: Congregation Beit Simchat Torah

In July 1975, Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, New York’s and the East Coast’s oldest LGBT synagogue, moved to Westbeth Artists’... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
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Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center: New York State Theater

Lincoln Center, a world-class performing arts center, has had close connections to the LGBT community since planning began in the... Learn More

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381 Lafayette Street

Robert Rauschenberg Residence & Studio

Considered one of the most important artists to emerge after World War II, Robert Rauschenberg was a pioneering American artist... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

27 Vandam Street

Paul Taylor Residence

Paul Taylor, one of the creative geniuses of Modern dance, lived at 27 Vandam Street from c. 1970 until 2009,... Learn More

Residences