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320 Manhattan Avenue

Georgette Harvey & Musa Williams Residence

From 1935 until sometime between 1940 and 1942, the Black lesbian couple Georgette Harvey and Musa Williams lived at the... Learn More

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41 East 57th Street

George Platt Lynes at the Pierre Matisse Gallery

George Platt Lynes was one of the great American photographers of the 20th century. His public career focused on elegant... Learn More

Stores & Businesses
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82 East 4th Street

Club 82

From 1953 to 1973, the basement of this building was home to Club 82, one of the most prominent American... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
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881 Seventh Avenue

Carnegie Hall

One of the premiere centers of American musical life and history, Carnegie Hall has continually featured the work and performances... Learn More

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181-189 Second Avenue

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

The Louis N. Jaffe Art Theater, a former Yiddish theater, was the location of the Mafia-controlled Club 181 (1945-51), known... Learn More

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1634 Broadway

Winter Garden Theater

Opened in 1911, the Winter Garden Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Vincente Minnelli,... Learn More

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254 West 54th Street

Studio 54 (originally Gallo Opera House)

In 1977, Studio 54 opened and became one of the world’s most famous discos with a fusion of gay, bisexual,... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
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580 St. Nicholas Avenue

Ethel Waters Residence

Legendary Black performer Ethel Waters lived in this apartment building from at least 1925 to 1927, when she was well... Learn More

Residences
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239-247 West 45th Street

Music Box Theater

Opened in 1920, the Music Box Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Ethel Waters,... Learn More

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208 West 41st Street

Nederlander Theater (originally National Theater)

Opened as the National Theater in 1921 and renamed the Billy Rose Theater in 1959 and the Nederlander Theater in... Learn More

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234-240 West 45th Street

Gerald Schoenfeld Theater (originally Plymouth Theater)

Opened as the Plymouth Theater in 1918, this venue has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including... Learn More

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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

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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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West 45th Street

John Golden Theater (originally Theatre Masque)

Opened as the Theatre Masque in 1927 and renamed the John Golden Theater in 1937, this venue has staged multiple... Learn More

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West 45th Street

Booth Theater

Opened in 1913, the Booth Theater has been associated with major LGBT performers and creators that include Jill Esmond, Noel... Learn More

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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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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

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230 West 49th Street

Eugene O’Neill Theater (originally Forrest Theater)

Opened as the Forrest Theater in 1926 and renamed the Coronet Theater in 1945 and the Eugene O’Neill Theater in... Learn More

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133 West 138th Street

Alberta Hunter Residence

From 1927 to at least 1945, the closeted blues singer Alberta Hunter owned an apartment in this Harlem building. During... Learn More

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1 West 72nd Street

Dakota Apartments

The Dakota, the famed apartment building on Central Park West, has long been a home for celebrities, including notable LGBT... Learn More

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