HISTORIC SITES

208 West 13th Street

LGBT Community Center

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

243 West 20th Street

Women’s Liberation Center

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

143-147 West 11th Street

St. Vincent’s Hospital Manhattan

Medical Facilities
HISTORIC SITES

130 West 3rd Street

Tony Pastor’s Downtown / Gay Community Center

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

149-155 Christopher Street

Village AIDS Memorial at St. Veronica’s Roman Catholic Church

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

25 Hyatt Street

Staten Island AIDS Task Force & EAGLE Headquarters

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

81-10 35th Avenue

Community United Methodist Church

Organization & Community Spaces
curated themes

12 Sites

Early Community Centers

Before the 1983 opening of the LGBT Community Center at 208 West 13th Street in Greenwich Village, a number of important social and political spaces that served as an alternative... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

404 Lafayette Street

WeWah & BarCheeAmpe at the American Indian Community House

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

141 Prince Street

Daughters of Bilitis Center

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

296 Ninth Avenue

Church of the Holy Apostles

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

89th Street & 37th Avenue

Queens Pride Parade

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

201 West 13th Street

Metropolitan-Duane United Methodist Church

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

51-53 Christopher Street

Stonewall Inn

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants

August 31, 2021

Our Team

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HISTORIC SITES

46-09 31st Avenue

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

715 Ocean Terrace

Staten Island Community College

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

East 135th Street & Fifth Avenue

Ali Forney Murder Location

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

15 Christopher Street

Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

446 West 36th Street

Metropolitan Community Church of New York

Organization & Community Spaces
Events

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

Brooklyn LGBTQ+ History

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HISTORIC SITES

100-01 Northern Boulevard

Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center, Queens Public Library

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

247 West 11th Street

Liberation House

Organization & Community Spaces
Events

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

APA 2017 National Planning Conference

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HISTORIC SITES

131 West 55th Street

New York City Center

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

200 Central Park West

American Museum of Natural History

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

77th Street & Broadway

Guillermo Vasquez Corner

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

78th Street & 37th Avenue

Julio Rivera Corner

Public Spaces
Project Update

October 7, 2019

#LGBTHistoryMonth

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HISTORIC SITES

Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center: New York State Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

1000 Richmond Terrace

Sailors’ Snug Harbor

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

99 Wooster Street

Gay Activists Alliance Firehouse

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

841 Barretto Street

Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD!)

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

Christopher Street Pier

Greenwich Village Waterfront

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

137 West 71st Street

James Baldwin Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center: Philharmonic Hall

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

85 South Oxford Street

Audre Lorde Project

Organization & Community Spaces
Events

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

Woodlawn LGBT History Trolley Tour

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HISTORIC SITES

515 Malcolm X Boulevard

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

37 Ninth Avenue

West Side Discussion Group Center

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

123 Androvette Street

Jimmy Zappalorti Lane

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

43rd Street & Skillman Avenue

St. Pat’s for All Parade

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

400 and 484 West 43rd Street

Manhattan Plaza

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

135 & 133 West 4th Street

Washington Square United Methodist Church & Parish House

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

112 East 23rd Street

Institute for the Protection of Lesbian and Gay Youth

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

2 Astor Place

Harvey Milk High School

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center: Metropolitan Opera House

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

421 5th Avenue

Brooklyn Women’s Martial Arts

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

530 Sixth Avenue / 69 West 14th Street

Gay Liberation Front at Alternate U.

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

56 Greenwich Avenue

Uncle Charlie’s

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

240 West 38th Street

Corduroy Club

Organization & Community Spaces
Project Update

July 30, 2019

Our History Has Been Erased

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HISTORIC SITES

338 West 11th Street

Robert Rygor Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

2 Hylan Boulevard

Alice Austen & Gertrude Tate Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

181-189 Second Avenue

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

Performance Venues
Events

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

Mapping NYC’s LGBT History

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HISTORIC SITES

Grand Central Parkway & 78th Avenue

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

Public Spaces
Event Recap

November 8, 2022

Audre Lorde’s New York

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HISTORIC SITES

78-11 Roosevelt Avenue

Friend’s Tavern

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

337 East 13th Street

Kay Tobin Lahusen Residence

Residences
Project Update

October 23, 2022

A Visit to Ferncliff Cemetery

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HISTORIC SITES

484 14th Street

Lesbian Herstory Archives

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

77 Clinton Avenue

Benjamin Banneker Academy for Community Development

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

Madison Square Park

Desi Dhamaka Protests at Madison Square Park

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Christopher Park

Christopher Park / Stonewall National Monument

Public Spaces
Events

November 30, 2017 | 6:30 P.M.

Interpreting LGBT Sites in New York City

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HISTORIC SITES

1281 Sixth Avenue

Scott Burton & the Equitable Center

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Lincoln Center Plaza

Lincoln Center: Damrosch Park

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

222 West 23rd Street

Chelsea Hotel

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

500 25th Street

Green-Wood Cemetery

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

350 Bleecker Street

Craig Rodwell Residence / Arnie Kantrowitz Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

901 Father Capodanno Boulevard

Beach Haven Bar

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

53 West 19th Street

Gianni’s

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

213 West 42nd Street / 220 West 43rd Street

Lyric Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

1084 Bergen Street

Starlite Lounge

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

2 Hylan Boulevard

Alice Austen Park

Public Spaces
Events

June 9, 2021 | 6:30PM to 7:30PM

Virtual LGBT Trivia Night & Fundraiser

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HISTORIC SITES

80 Fifth Avenue

National Gay Task Force Headquarters

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

208 West 41st Street

Nederlander Theater (originally National Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

103-105 West 135th Street

135th Street Branch, New York Public Library

Cultural & Educational Institutions
Press Coverage

November 27, 2022

Walkers in the City

New York Times

HISTORIC SITES

291 Mercer Street

Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

263-267 Henry Street

Henry Street Settlement

Medical Facilities
HISTORIC SITES

207 St. Paul's Avenue

Audre Lorde & Frances Clayton Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

881 Seventh Avenue

Carnegie Hall

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

Jacob Riis Park

Riis Park Beach

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

371 Sixth Avenue

St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

1133 Broadway

Mattachine Society & Daughters of Bilitis Offices

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

33-23 171st Street

Manford Family Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

70 Beach Street

Park Villa II

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

3202 Kossuth Avenue

Ronald I. Jacobowitz Residence

Residences
curated themes

11 Sites

National Register Listings

...call out LGBT history. We are pleased to be working with the New York State Historic Preservation Office to ensure that the LGBT community’s contributions to American history are recognized... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

57 Bethune Street

Westbeth: Congregation Beit Simchat Torah

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

1634 Broadway

Winter Garden Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

490 Riverside Drive

Riverside Church

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

105 Second Avenue

“GAY POWER” Offices

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

243-259 West 52nd Street

August Wilson Theater (originally Guild Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

Wall Street & Broadway / 11 Wall Street

ACT UP Demonstrations on Wall Street

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

90 Kent Avenue

Marsha P. Johnson State Park

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

676 Broadway

Keith Haring Studio & Foundation

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

130 Stuyvesant Place

Richmond College

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

135-139 West 31st Street

Father Mychal F. Judge at St. Francis of Assisi Church & Friary

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

695 Lenox Avenue

Hotel Olga

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

116th Street & Broadway

Student Homophile League at Earl Hall, Columbia University

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

67 Bleecker Street

Louis Sullivan & the Bayard-Condict Building

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

238-244 West 44th Street

Helen Hayes Theater (originally Little Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

301 West 39th Street

La Escuelita

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

252 West 45th Street

John Golden Theater (originally Theatre Masque)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

10 Shore Boulevard

Yale Eisenberg Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

1958 McGraw Avenue

Irving Schwartz Residence

Residences
curated themes

24 Sites

Activism Outside Manhattan

...for LGBT rights in New York City. Activists living in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island formed community groups and organized pride marches and protests to counter homophobia and... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

43 West 46th Street

Herbert Askanas Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

222 West 23rd Street

Stormé DeLarverie Residence at the Chelsea Hotel

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

32-01 Vernon Boulevard

Socrates Sculpture Park

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

243 West 47th Street

Ethel Barrymore Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

159 Bleecker Street

Founding of The League at the Amato Opera Theater

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

124-130 West 43rd Street

Stephen Sondheim Theater (originally Henry Miller’s Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

226-236 West 46th Street

Richard Rodgers Theater (originally Chanin’s 46th Street Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

244-254 West 52nd Street

Neil Simon Theater (originally Alvin Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

246 West 44th Street

St. James Theater (originally Erlanger Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

Myrtle Avenue & Cornelia Street

March for Truth

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

256 West 47th Street

Lena Horne Theater (originally Mansfield Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

239-247 West 45th Street

Music Box Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

242-250 West 45th Street

Bernard B. Jacobs Theater (originally Royale Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

230 West 49th Street

Eugene O’Neill Theater (originally Forrest Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

203-217 West 46th Street

Lunt-Fontanne Theater (originally Globe Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

245-257 West 44th Street

Majestic Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

The Park at Athens Square

Socrates & Sophocles Statues

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

City Hall Park

Jane Addams Memorial

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

31 Cornelia Street

Caffe Cino

Performance Venues
curated themes

25 Sites

LGBT-Named Public Schools

Many New York City public schools are named in honor of prominent figures in American and world history. The NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project compiled a list of the 25... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

Bryant Park

NYC Dyke March

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

1 West 72nd Street

Dakota Apartments

Residences
Events

October 12, 2021 | 6:30PM

1970s Lesbian Activism & Community

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curated themes

18 Sites

1970s Lesbian Activism & Community

...and other communal women-only spaces where they could share and be exposed to lesbian-based art and culture. This curated theme focuses on historic sites associated with lesbian activism and community... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

Central Park

Central Park

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Tenth Avenue (West 48th & 49th Streets)

Lorraine Hansberry Plaza

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

East Houston Street & Baruch Drive

Wald Playground

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Montgomery & Monroe Streets

Lillian D. Wald Playground

Public Spaces
Events

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

Gay Greenwich Village (Instagram Live tour)

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HISTORIC SITES

1260 Sixth Avenue

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at Radio City Music Hall

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

77-02 Broadway

Love Boat

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

111 West 44th Street

Belasco Theater (originally Stuyvesant Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

Fifth Avenue and East 61st Street

German-American Steuben Parade

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

1901-1929 Emmons Avenue

F.W.I.L. Lundy Brothers Restaurant

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

261-265 West 47th Street

Samuel J. Friedman Theater (originally Biltmore Theater)

Performance Venues
Project Update

November 7, 2017

Six New Historic Sites Published

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HISTORIC SITES

219 West 48th Street

Walter Kerr Theater (originally Ritz Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

221 West 44th Street

Shubert Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

217-239 West 51st Street

Mark Hellinger Theater (originally Hollywood Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

235-243 West 44th Street

Broadhurst Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

159 West 10th Street

Julius’

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

138-146 West 48th Street

James Earl Jones Theater (originally Cort Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

110 Livingston Street

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at the New York City Board of Education

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

215-223 West 49th Street

Ambassador Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

249 West 45th Street

Imperial Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

11 West 17th Street

“GAY” Newspaper Offices

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

Union Square Park

Abraham Lincoln Monument

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Riverside Park

Eleanor Roosevelt Monument

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

103-17 115th Street

Frank Kameny Childhood Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

Battery Park

Emma Lazarus Memorial Plaque

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

127B Prince Street

Leslie-Lohman Gallery (now Leslie-Lohman Project Space)

Cultural & Educational Institutions
Events

November 15, 2016 | 6:00 - 8:00 P.M.

LGBT History on the Upper West Side

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HISTORIC SITES

East Drive at West 83rd Street, Central Park

Alexander Hamilton Monument

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Prospect Park

Abraham Lincoln Monument

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Grand Army Plaza

Abraham Lincoln Sculpture

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Ralph Bunche Park

Bayard Rustin Plaque

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

180 West 135th Street

Harlem YMCA

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Hudson & Bethune Streets

Arthur W. Strickler Triangle

Public Spaces
curated themes

8 Sites

Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights became known as a center of gay life beginning in the 1920s. This collection highlights the neighborhood’s LGBT history through residences of notable LGBT figures, gay cruising areas,... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

400 West 14th Street

Lee G. Brewster’s Mardi Gras Boutique

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

246 East 49th Street

Stephen Sondheim Residence

Residences
Project Update

April 13, 2018

DEMOLISHED: Paradise Lost

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HISTORIC SITES

244 West 144th Street

Countee Cullen Public School 194

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

5th Avenue & 3rd Street

Brooklyn Pride March

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

223 West 42nd Street

Apollo Theater (42nd Street)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

57 St. Mark's Place

Club 57

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

337 Bleecker Street

Lorraine Hansberry Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

222 West 23rd Street

Virgil Thomson Residence at the Chelsea Hotel

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

217 Mott Street, rear

Igal Roodenko Residence / Bayard Rustin Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

130 West 42nd Street

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at Fidelifacts of Greater New York

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

25 West 10th Street

Phyllis Saperstein Residence & Office

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

131 Prince Street

Charles Leslie & Fritz Lohman Residence

Residences

September 21, 2021

Donate

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HISTORIC SITES

277 Park Avenue

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at Household Finance Corp.

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

222 West 45th Street

Booth Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

1681 Broadway

Broadway Theater (interior)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

517 East 233rd Street

Woodlawn Cemetery

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

234-240 West 45th Street

Gerald Schoenfeld Theater (originally Plymouth Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

1564-1566 Broadway

Palace Theater (interior)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

220-228 West 48th Street

Longacre Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

Morris Avenue & East 181st Street

Mabel Hampton Garden

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

55 Merrill Avenue

Alice Austen Public School 60

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

437 East 12th Street

Ernestine Eckstein Residence / Allen Ginsberg Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

302 West 45th Street

Al Hirschfeld Theater (originally Martin Beck Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

149-157 West 45th Street

Lyceum Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

445-465 West Street

Westbeth Artists’ Housing

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

432 West 14th Street

Bar Room 432 / Mother

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

Silver Lake Park

Audre Lorde Walk

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Cadman Plaza East

Walt Whitman Park

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

St. Nicholas Park

James Baldwin Lawn

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Bryant Park

Gertrude Stein Monument

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza

Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza / Katharine Hepburn Garden

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

122 East 17th Street

Elisabeth Marbury & Elsie de Wolfe Residence

Residences
Events

October 7, 2017 | 12:00 - 2:00 P.M.

Gay Green-Wood Tour

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HISTORIC SITES

647 Broadway

Pfaff’s

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

109 Bank Street

Jimmie Daniels & Rex Madsen Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

Hart Island

City Cemetery on Hart Island

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Crack is Wack Playground

Keith Haring & “Crack is Wack”

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

33 Barrow Street

Labyris

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

214 16th Street

Transy House

Residences

September 29, 2021

Submit a Site

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HISTORIC SITES

5 Patchin Place

Djuna Barnes Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

682 Sixth Avenue

Asociación de Arte Latinoamericano (ADAL)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

331 Flatbush Avenue

La Papaya

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

99 Clinton Street

Gay Alliance of Brooklyn at Spencer Memorial Church

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

10 Bleecker Street

Medusa’s Revenge

Performance Venues
curated themes

25 Sites

Bars & Nightlife

...— as centers for LGBT activism and community. These spaces, whether always gay friendly or only during certain times of the day or week, gave LGBT people the freedom to... Learn More

curated themes

12 Sites

Staten Island

...Audre Lorde — and college campuses that helped foster political and social involvement among young LGBT people. While much of New York City’s known LGBT history and life centers on... Learn More

curated themes

7 Sites

The Bronx

...pioneering individual in transgender history, and the final resting place of many notable LGBT New Yorkers. While much of New York City’s known LGBT history and life centers on Manhattan,... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

324 East 14th Street

Jackie Curtis Residence

Residences
curated themes

26 Sites

Gay-Owned Businesses

This curated collection highlights sites associated with (mostly former) businesses run by LGBT people in New York City. LGBT entrepreneurs created welcoming spaces for their communities by opening bars, clubs,... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza

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

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

160 Bleecker Street

Mills House No. 1 / Village Gate

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

190-20 109th Road

Lorraine Hansberry Public School 118

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

1970 West Farms Road

Lorraine Hansberry Academy Public School 214

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

214 West 42nd Street

New Amsterdam Theater

Performance Venues
curated themes

10 Sites

Why We March

Since the late 1960s, LGBT New Yorkers have organized marches of various kinds to promote pride and visibility, protest against exclusion and discrimination. and unite as a community in public... Learn More

curated themes

20 Sites

Gay Activists Alliance

...targeted, and put a spotlight on the various forms of discrimination suffered by the LGBT community. This model of political activism influenced later LGBT groups, such as ACT UP, with... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

900 Tinton Avenue

Jane Addams High School for Academic Careers

Cultural & Educational Institutions
Events

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

Scavenger Hunt with Urban Archive

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Events

June 16, 2019 | 3:30pm-5:30pm

Gay Green-Wood

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Project Update

February 14, 2018

Love for Cultural Landmarks

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HISTORIC SITES

Kosciuszko Street & Lewis Avenue

Eleanor Roosevelt Playground

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

735 West End Avenue

Emily Dickinson Public School 75

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

350 Fifth Avenue

Empire State Building

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

351 West 18th Street

James Baldwin School

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

Flushing Avenue & Steuben Street

Steuben Playground

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Hamilton Place & West 141st Street

Alexander Hamilton Playground

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

360 Central Park West

Harvey Milk & Joe Campbell Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

Fifth Avenue & East 135th Street

Abraham Lincoln Playground

Public Spaces
Events

October 22, 2019 | 6:00pm

Reclaiming the Invisible

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HISTORIC SITES

72 Veronica Place

Walt Whitman Middle School 246

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

645-647 Broadway

David Mancuso Residence / The Loft

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

139-141 West 44th Street

Hudson Theater

Performance Venues
Events

April 21, 2022 | 6:00PM-7:15PM

Plaque Unveiling: Julius’ Bar

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HISTORIC SITES

St. Nicholas Houses

Langston Hughes Playground

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

388 Chauncey Street

Pauli Murray Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

1 Tennis Place

West Side Tennis Club

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

201 West 92nd Street

Womanbooks

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

106 Central Park South

Barbizon-Plaza Hotel

Organization & Community Spaces
Events

October 27, 2022 | 6:30pm

A Celebration of Audre Lorde

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HISTORIC SITES

St. Vincent's Triangle

NYC AIDS Memorial

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

104 West 136th Street

Countee Cullen Branch, New York Public Library

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

117 East 81st Street

Jerome Robbins Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

157 Bleecker Street

The Slide

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

21 Seventh Avenue South

Crazy Nanny’s

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
curated themes

12 Sites

Transgender History

...within the broader LGBT rights movement. This curated collection features residences, the Christopher Street Pier, and community centers that honor the legacies of pioneering trans activists such as Sylvia Rivera... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

125-129 East 11th Street

Webster Hall & Annex

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

6 St. Mark's Place

New St. Marks Baths

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

183 Bleecker Street

Black Rabbit

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

48-52 Eighth Avenue

Sea Colony

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
curated themes

7 Sites

Jackson Heights

Jackson Heights, where the Queens Pride Parade takes place annually, has had a gay presence since it was developed in the 1920s. This collection highlights the neighborhood’s diverse LGBT history... Learn More

Project Update

May 20, 2019

Myth Busters

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curated themes

13 Sites

The Harlem Renaissance

...a selection of literary salons, neighborhood institutions, public art, and residences that reflect the impact of the Black LGBT community on one of the 20th century’s most significant cultural movements.... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

1000 Fifth Avenue

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

1964 East 35th Street

Ruthie Berman & Connie Kurtz Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

Building 7, Penn South

Bayard Rustin Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

21 West 111th Street

Alain L. Locke Magnet School for Environmental Stewardship

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

Castle Williams & Fort Jay

Henry Gerber on Governors Island

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

411 East 76th Street

Eleanor Roosevelt High School

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

236 West 42nd Street

AMC Empire 25 Theater (originally Eltinge Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

515 West 182nd Street

Eleanor Roosevelt Junior High School 143

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

2800 Ocean Parkway

Abraham Lincoln High School

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

351 West 18th Street

Bayard Rustin Educational Complex

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

253 West 125th Street

Apollo Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

235 West 46th Street

Billy Rose’s Diamond Horseshoe Nightclub

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

99 Ryerson Street

Walt Whitman Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

858 Jamaica Avenue

Abraham Lincoln Public School 7

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

2545 Gunther Avenue

Michelangelo Junior High School 144

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

9301 Avenue B

Langston Hughes Public School 233

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

203-02 109th Avenue

Langston Hughes Public School 134

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

114 Kosciuszko Street

Benjamin Banneker Public School 256

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

234 West 42nd Street

Liberty Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

133 East 53rd Street

Emma Lazarus Public School 268

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

1871 Walton Avenue

Langston Hughes Public School 236

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

74 East 4th Street

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

881 Seventh Avenue

Carnegie Hall: Studio Towers

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

40 Charlton Street

Elisabeth Irwin High School, part of Little Red School House

Cultural & Educational Institutions
curated themes

17 Sites

Communities of Color

Throughout many sections of New York City, cultural institutions, businesses, organizations, and gathering places have been created by and for people of color. This includes LGBT people of color, who... Learn More

curated themes

21 Sites

City of Immigrants

For centuries, the character of New York City has been shaped by waves of immigration from all parts of the globe. LGBT immigrants have left their own mark on the... Learn More

curated themes

12 Sites

Jewish New York

...1881. LGBT Jewish New Yorkers featured in this curated theme mostly descended from working-class immigrant families and made a profound impact on the American arts scene, LGBT activism, and religious... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

205 West 57th Street

Leonard Bernstein Residence at the Osborne Apartments

Residences
curated themes

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

curated themes

19 Sites

Homophobia & Transphobia

Despite New York City’s reputation as being more LGBT friendly than most other places, LGBT-related discrimination, hate crimes, and harassment are part of its history, past and present. Sites in... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

2609 East 7th Street

Margaret Mead Public School 209

Cultural & Educational Institutions
curated themes

45 Sites

Outdoor Public Spaces

...art, and activist and cruising locations in parks, beaches, and plazas. Also included are public spaces named after notable LGBT people, some of which intentionally honor a person’s LGBT identity.... Learn More

curated themes

15 Sites

Art & Architecture

...movement, though ironically the preservation of LGBT historic sites is still rarely discussed in the profession; if you know of sites associated with significant LGBT preservationists please let us know.... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

63-14 Roosevelt Avenue

Bum Bum Bar

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

149 West 14th Street

Kooky’s

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

11 West 53rd Street

Museum of Modern Art

Cultural & Educational Institutions
Events

October 14, 2018 | 3:30pm-5:30pm

Gay Green-Wood Tour

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HISTORIC SITES

93 St. Edwards Street

Walt Whitman Branch, Brooklyn Public Library

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

98-50 50th Avenue

Leonardo da Vinci Intermediate School 61

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

Seventh Avenue (35th to 41st Streets)

Fashion Walk of Fame

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

240 Columbus Avenue

Arturo Martin Garcia & Victor’s Café Mural

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

133 West 138th Street

Alberta Hunter Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

252 West 12th Street

Caroline Pratt & Helen Marot Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

44 West 63rd Street

Aaron Copland Residence at the Hotel Empire

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

59-61 East 4th Street

WOW Café Theatre / Lower East Side Printshop

Performance Venues
curated themes

44 Sites

Broadway Theater District

...century, the LGBT community has had a significant and disproportionate impact on the Broadway stage, even as the New York Legislature-enacted Wales Padlock Law (1927-1967) made it illegal for theaters... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

244 East 49th Street

Katharine Hepburn Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

394-395 West Street

Ramrod

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants