HISTORIC SITES

51-53 Christopher Street

Stonewall Inn

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

Christopher Park

Christopher Park / Stonewall National Monument

Public Spaces
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13 Sites

Activism Before Stonewall

The June-July 1969 Stonewall Uprising is widely considered a key turning point in the LGBT rights movement, but efforts to achieve LGBT equality in the United States actually date back... Learn More

Project Update

May 20, 2019

Myth Busters

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13 Sites

Lesbian Life Before Stonewall

From Lillian Wald’s founding of a public health facility for the poor, to Berenice Abbott’s photographs of a changing city, to Lorraine Hansberry’s groundbreaking play A Raisin in the Sun,... Learn More

August 31, 2021

Our Team

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Press Coverage

November 27, 2022

Walkers in the City

New York Times

HISTORIC SITES

215 West 10th Street

Snake Pit

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

90 Kent Avenue

Marsha P. Johnson State Park

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Washington Place, west of Sixth Avenue

NYC Pride March

Public Spaces
Events

June 24, 2019 | 3:00pm-4:30pm

Human Rights Conference

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HISTORIC SITES

Grand Central Parkway & 78th Avenue

Demonstration Against LGBT Harassment in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Tree Grove

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

350 Bleecker Street

Craig Rodwell Residence / Arnie Kantrowitz Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

222 West 23rd Street

Stormé DeLarverie Residence at the Chelsea Hotel

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

337 East 13th Street

Kay Tobin Lahusen Residence

Residences
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11 Sites

National Register Listings

In 1999, the team that would later found the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project successfully nominated the Stonewall Inn to the National Register of Historic Places, the first site to... Learn More

Project Update

July 30, 2019

Our History Has Been Erased

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Events

May 9, 2017 | 8:00 - 9:15 A.M.

APA 2017 National Planning Conference

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20 Sites

Gay Activists Alliance

...the first LGBT group formed right after Stonewall. Focused exclusively on “the liberation of gay people,” GAA became the most influential American gay liberation activist organization in the early 1970s.... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

135 Charles Street

6th Police Precinct Station House

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

11 West 17th Street

“GAY” Newspaper Offices

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

105 Second Avenue

“GAY POWER” Offices

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

59 Christopher Street

Mattachine Society Office

Organization & Community Spaces
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15 Sites

Village Pride Tour

Greenwich Village has a long and diverse history that has made it an important epicenter of LGBT life in New York City. In the pre-Stonewall years, amidst an atmosphere of... Learn More

Events

March 28, 2019 | 7:00pm-8:00pm

Brooklyn LGBTQ+ History

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HISTORIC SITES

530 Sixth Avenue / 69 West 14th Street

Gay Liberation Front at Alternate U.

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

57 Lincoln Road

Edward Sagarin Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

296 Ninth Avenue

Church of the Holy Apostles

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

445 West 48th Street

Lee G. Brewster Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

149 West 14th Street

Kooky’s

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
Events

March 25, 2016 | 6 P.M.

A Talk with Columbia Students

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HISTORIC SITES

2 Park Avenue

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at Harper’s Magazine Offices

Stores & Businesses
Events

November 30, 2021 | 6:30PM

George Platt Lynes: The Daring Eye

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Events

April 25, 2017 | 6:30 - 8:00 P.M.

Mapping NYC’s LGBT History

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Events

April 7, 2019 | 2:00pm-4:00pm

Woodlawn LGBT History Trolley Tour

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Project Update

April 6, 2017

Speaking in Sweden

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HISTORIC SITES

Christopher Street Pier

Greenwich Village Waterfront

Public Spaces
Events

May 6, 2022 | 11:00AM - 12:00PM

Gay Greenwich Village (Instagram Live tour)

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12 Sites

Early Community Centers

...to the (often Mafia-run) bar scene were established in New York City. Earliest known community centers before and immediately after Stonewall were housed in office and retail spaces, former firehouses,... Learn More

Events

June 9, 2019 | 12:00pm-2:30pm

Scavenger Hunt with Urban Archive

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10 Sites

Why We March

...around the country helped solidify the significance of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in LGBT history. This curated collection features LGBT-specific marches and protests that have taken place around the city.... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

230 West 74th Street

Continental Baths at the Ansonia Hotel

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

48-52 Eighth Avenue

Sea Colony

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
Project Update

April 13, 2018

DEMOLISHED: Paradise Lost

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HISTORIC SITES

240 West 38th Street

Corduroy Club

Organization & Community Spaces
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25 Sites

Bars & Nightlife

While their significance is often underestimated or dismissed by heterosexual society, bars and other establishments played a pivotal role throughout the 20th century — but particularly in the pre-Stonewall era... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

159 West 10th Street

Julius’

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

247 West 11th Street

Liberation House

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

89 East 2nd Street

Alvin Baltrop Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

401 West 24th Street

Vito Russo Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

141 Prince Street

Daughters of Bilitis Center

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

43 West 46th Street

Herbert Askanas Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

Jacob Riis Park

Riis Park Beach

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

1958 McGraw Avenue

Irving Schwartz Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

10 Shore Boulevard

Yale Eisenberg Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

1133 Broadway

Mattachine Society & Daughters of Bilitis Offices

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

580 St. Nicholas Avenue

Ethel Waters Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

23 Riverside Drive

Tony Segura Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

207 St. Paul's Avenue

Audre Lorde & Frances Clayton Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

130 West 3rd Street

Tony Pastor’s Downtown / Gay Community Center

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

411 East 51st Street

Nancy Hamilton Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

54 Seventh Avenue South

Women’s Coffeehouse

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

235 West 46th Street

Billy Rose’s Diamond Horseshoe Nightclub

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

181-189 Second Avenue

Louis N. Jaffe Art Theater / Club 181 / Phoenix Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

91 Joralemon Street

Renée Cafiero & Nancy Garden Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

99 Seventh Avenue South

Circle Repertory Company Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

Bryant Park

NYC Dyke March

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

87 Christopher Street

H.M. Koutoukas Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

37 Ninth Avenue

West Side Discussion Group Center

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

394-395 West Street

Ramrod

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

53 West 19th Street

Gianni’s

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

82 West 3rd Street

Pompier Restaurant / Tenth of Always / Bonnie & Clyde

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

31 Cornelia Street

Caffe Cino

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

82-70 Austin Street

Kitty Genovese & Mary Ann Zielonko Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

208 West 13th Street

LGBT Community Center

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

56 Greenwich Avenue

Uncle Charlie’s

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

404 Lafayette Street

WeWah & BarCheeAmpe at the American Indian Community House

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

41 Fifth Avenue

Erickson Educational Foundation New York Office

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

1260 Sixth Avenue

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at Radio City Music Hall

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

1000 Fifth Avenue

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

82 East 4th Street

Club 82

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

141 Montague Street

Brooklyn Heights Press Offices

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza

Picket at Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza, Fourth-Ever U.S. Gay Rights Protest

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

291 Mercer Street

Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

33-23 171st Street

Manford Family Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

78th Street & 37th Avenue

Julio Rivera Corner

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Christopher Park

Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth Flagpole

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

25 West 10th Street

Phyllis Saperstein Residence & Office

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

437 East 12th Street

Ernestine Eckstein Residence / Allen Ginsberg Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

130 West 42nd Street

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at Fidelifacts of Greater New York

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

135 & 133 West 4th Street

Washington Square United Methodist Church & Parish House

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

106 Central Park South

Barbizon-Plaza Hotel

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

301 West 39th Street

La Escuelita

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

150 West 4th Street

Mad Hatter / Pony Stable Inn

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

86 University Place

The Bagatelle

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

55 Washington Square South

Judson Memorial Church

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

214 16th Street

Transy House

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

99 Clinton Street

Gay Alliance of Brooklyn at Spencer Memorial Church

Organization & Community Spaces