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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

2 Hylan Boulevard

Alice Austen Park

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

200 Park Avenue

Richard Lippold & “Flight” at the Pan Am (now Met Life) Building

Richard Lippold, the preeminent mid-20th-century creator of site-specific indoor sculpture in America, designed three major works for spaces in New... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

11 West 53rd Street

Museum of Modern Art

Since its beginnings in the 1930s, the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) has employed a significant number of gay men... Learn More

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

2 Hylan Boulevard

Alice Austen House

Pioneering female photographer Alice Austen grew up in her family’s home where she later lived with schoolteacher Gertrude Tate, her... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

New York State Pavilion

Architect Philip Johnson and artists Robert Indiana, Ellsworth Kelly, Robert Rauschenberg, and Andy Warhol are all associated with the New... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

2 Spring Street

Robert Indiana Residence & Studio

Robert Indiana, a pioneering Pop artist whose gay identity was often obliquely expressed in his paintings, sculptures, and prints, lived... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

Christopher Park

Christopher Park / Stonewall National Monument

Located just across from the Stonewall Inn, Christopher Park has been at the center of the LGBT rights movement since... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

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

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

114 West 116th Street

Jimmie Daniels

From 1939 to 1942, the internationally popular African American cabaret singer Jimmie Daniels owned and operated his eponymous Harlem supper... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

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