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Transgender History

New York City has been home to a number of influential transgender activists who helped advance gay and trans equality, even as they had to fight for their own inclusion... Learn More

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

1342 Lexington Avenue

Andy Warhol Residence

Pioneering pop artist Andy Warhol lived in this house from 1960 until 1972, during the most creative period of his... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

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
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

249 West 45th Street

Imperial Theater

Opened in 1923, the Imperial Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Jerome Robbins, Joel... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

221-233 West 44th Street

Shubert Theater

Opened in 1913, the Shubert Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Cole Porter, Michael... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

256 W 47th St

Brooks Atkinson Theater (originally Mansfield Theater)

Opened as the Mansfield Theater in 1926 and renamed the Brooks Atkinson Theater in 1960, this venue has staged multiple... Learn More

Performance Venues
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246-256 West 44th Street

St. James Theater (originally Erlanger Theater)

Opened as the Erlanger Theater in 1927 and renamed the St. James Theater in 1932, this venue has staged multiple... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

1681 Broadway

Broadway Theater (interior)

Opened in 1924 as a motion picture/vaudeville house, the Broadway Theater began presenting legitimate theater in 1930. Major LGBT performers... Learn More

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

Seventh Avenue (35th to 41st Streets)

Fashion Walk of Fame

Beginning in the year 2000, plaques have been installed along Seventh Avenue — a corridor synonymous with the fashion industry... Learn More

Public Spaces
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

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