HISTORIC SITES

78th Street & 37th Avenue

Julio Rivera Corner

This street sign in Jackson Heights commemorates Julio Rivera, a gay Puerto Rican man who in 1990 was brutally attacked... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

77th Street & Broadway

Guillermo Vasquez Corner

Guillermo Vasquez was a leading gay rights, AIDS, and Latino community activist in Queens who emigrated from Colombia in 1972.... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

89th Street & 37th Avenue

Queens Pride Parade

In 1993, the inaugural Queens Pride Parade and Multicultural Festival took place in the historically gay neighborhood of Jackson Heights... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

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

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HISTORIC SITES

The New York Times81-10 35th Avenue

Community United Methodist Church

This Jackson Heights church, opened in 1923, became an important hub for diverse community groups, including LGBT groups, beginning in... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces