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
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1232-1238 Broadway

Oscar Wilde at the Grand Hotel

The Irish poet and dandy Oscar Wilde stayed for a few days at the Grand Hotel while on his expenses-paid... Learn More

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15 Christopher Street

Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop

In 1973, Craig Rodwell moved his Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop, the first gay and lesbian bookstore on the East Coast... Learn More

Stores & Businesses
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122 East 17th Street

Elisabeth Marbury & Elsie de Wolfe Residence

Elsie de Wolfe, often credited as America’s first professional interior designer, and Elisabeth Marbury, one of the world’s leading, and... Learn More

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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
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208 & 210 East 13th Street

Emma Goldman Residence & “Mother Earth” Office

Anarchist leader and immigrant Emma Goldman was the first prominent figure and ally in the United States to publicly speak... Learn More

Residences
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481 Eighth Avenue

Magnus Hirschfeld at the Hotel New Yorker

Considered one of the first, great pioneers of LGBT rights in the early 20th century, German-Jewish physician and sexologist, Magnus... Learn More

Residences
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Washington Place, west of Sixth Avenue

NYC Pride March

New York City’s first ever Pride March was held on Sunday, June 28, 1970 (the one-year anniversary of the Stonewall... Learn More

Public Spaces
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350 Bleecker Street

Craig Rodwell Residence / Arnie Kantrowitz Residence

Craig Rodwell, one of the key leaders of the pre- and post-Stonewall gay rights movement, moved into this recently-built apartment... Learn More

Residences
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243 W 47th St

Ethel Barrymore Theater

Opened in 1928, the Ethel Barrymore Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Noel Coward,... Learn More

Performance Venues
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39 Whitehall Street

Picket in Front of U.S. Army Building, First-Ever U.S. Gay Rights Protest

On September 19, 1964, the very first public demonstration for gay rights in the United States took place outside the... Learn More

Public Spaces
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43rd Street & Skillman Avenue

St. Pat’s for All Parade

In 2000, the inaugural St. Pat’s for All Parade took place in the historically Irish neighborhoods of Sunnyside and Woodside,... Learn More

Public Spaces
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91 Joralemon Street

Renée Cafiero & Nancy Garden Residence

Pre-Stonewall gay rights activists Renée Vera Cafiero and Nancy Garden moved to an apartment in this building in December 1964,... Learn More

Residences
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149-157 West 45th Street

Lyceum Theater

Opened in 1903, the Lyceum Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Oliver Smith, Clyde... Learn More

Performance Venues
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242-250 West 45th Street

Bernard B. Jacobs Theater (originally Royale Theater)

During this venue’s time as the Royale Theater (opened in 1927), the John Golden Theater (renamed in 1934), and then... Learn More

Performance Venues
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235-243 West 44th Street

Broadhurst Theater

Opened in 1918, the Broadhurst Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including the play The Green... Learn More

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138-146 West 48th Street

Cort Theater

Opened as the Cort Theater in 1912, this venue has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including... Learn More

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139-141 West 44th Street

Hudson Theater

Opened in 1904, the Hudson Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT creators and performers, including W. Somerset Maugham,... Learn More

Performance Venues
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1890 Seventh Avenue

Edna Thomas, Lloyd Thomas & Olivia Wyndham Residence

Edna Thomas, one of the earliest Black actors of the New York stage, came to prominence during the Harlem Renaissance... Learn More

Residences