HISTORIC SITES

2 Astor Place

Harvey Milk High School

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

360 Central Park West

Harvey Milk & Joe Campbell Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

40 Charlton Street

Elisabeth Irwin High School, part of Little Red School House

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

211 8th Street

Maurice Sendak Community School (Public School 118)

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

196 Bleecker Street

Little Red School House

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

146 West 13th Street

City and Country School

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

20 West 112th Street

Alain L. Locke School of Arts and Engineering (Public School 185)

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

411 East 76th Street

Eleanor Roosevelt High School

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

48 Grove Street

Patricia Highsmith Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

900 Tinton Avenue

Jane Addams High School for Academic Careers

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

100 Hester Street

Emma Lazarus High School for English Language Scholars

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

320 Manhattan Avenue

Georgette Harvey & Musa Williams Residence

Residences
curated themes

29 Sites

LGBT-Named Public Schools

...the 25 public schools named after gay men, lesbians, and bisexuals throughout the city’s five boroughs, although only one — Harvey Milk High School — intentionally honors an LGBT individual.... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

2800 Ocean Parkway

Abraham Lincoln High School

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

2545 Gunther Avenue

Michelangelo Junior High School 144

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

515 West 182nd Street

Eleanor Roosevelt Junior High School 143

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

112 East 23rd Street

Institute for the Protection of Lesbian and Gay Youth

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

351 West 18th Street

James Baldwin School

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

244 West 144th Street

Countee Cullen Public School 194

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

88-15 182nd Street

Susan B. Anthony Academy (Intermediate School 238)

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

55 Merrill Avenue

Alice Austen Public School 60

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

133 East 53rd Street

Emma Lazarus Public School 268

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

735 West End Avenue

Emily Dickinson Public School 75

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

98-50 50th Avenue

Leonardo da Vinci Intermediate School 61

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

190-20 109th Road

Lorraine Hansberry Public School 118

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

1871 Walton Avenue

Langston Hughes Public School 236

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

72 Veronica Place

Walt Whitman Middle School 246

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

9301 Avenue B

Langston Hughes Public School 233

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

114 Kosciuszko Street

Benjamin Banneker Public School 256

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

1970 West Farms Road

Lorraine Hansberry Academy Public School 214

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

203-02 109th Avenue

Langston Hughes Public School 134

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

2469 East 18th Street

Dag Hammarskjöld Public School 254

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

2609 East 7th Street

Margaret Mead Public School 209

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

858 Jamaica Avenue

Abraham Lincoln Public School 7

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

252 West 12th Street

Caroline Pratt & Helen Marot Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

351 West 18th Street

Bayard Rustin Educational Complex

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

77 Clinton Avenue

Benjamin Banneker Academy for Community Development

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

208 West 13th Street

LGBT Community Center

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

65-30 Kissena Boulevard

Lucille Kyvallos Court

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center: New York State Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

217 West 51st Street

Mark Hellinger Theater (originally Hollywood Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

135 & 133 West 4th Street

Washington Square United Methodist Church & Parish House

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

500 25th Street

Green-Wood Cemetery

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Central Park

Central Park

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

110 Livingston Street

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

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Myrtle Avenue & Cornelia Street

March for Truth

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

602 Carlton Avenue

Susie M. Barstow Residence & Studio

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

301 West 39th Street

La Escuelita

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

333 West 17th Street

Lavender Menace Action at Second Congress to Unite Women

Organization & Community Spaces

August 31, 2021

Our Team

Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

256 West 47th Street

Lena Horne Theater (originally Mansfield Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

238-244 West 44th Street

Helen Hayes Theater (originally Little Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

269 West 16th Street

Gilbert Baker & “Raise the Rainbow” Workshop

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

324 East 14th Street

Jackie Curtis Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

33-23 171st Street

Manford Family Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

128 East 19th Street

Lincoln Kirstein Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

78th Street & 37th Avenue

Julio Rivera Corner

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

167 West 12th Street

James Beard Residence & Foundation

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

338 West 11th Street

Robert Rygor Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

416 West 146th Street

Amaza Lee Meredith Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

104 West 136th Street

Countee Cullen Branch, New York Public Library

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

1964 East 35th Street

Ruthie Berman & Connie Kurtz Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

10 Mitchell Place

Lorena Hickok Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

45 Belmont Place

Michelle Cliff Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

881 Seventh Avenue

Carnegie Hall: Studio Towers

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

221 West 44th Street

Shubert Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

11 West 53rd Street

Museum of Modern Art

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

149-157 West 45th Street

Lyceum Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

81-10 35th Avenue

Community United Methodist Church

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Kosciuszko Street & Lewis Avenue

Eleanor Roosevelt Playground

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

715 Ocean Terrace

Staten Island Community College

Cultural & Educational Institutions

September 20, 2021

Registration

Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

130 Stuyvesant Place

Richmond College

Cultural & Educational Institutions
Project Update

October 7, 2019

#LGBTHistoryMonth

Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

201 West 13th Street

Metropolitan-Duane United Methodist Church

Organization & Community Spaces
Project Update

July 30, 2019

Our History Has Been Erased

Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

89th Street & 37th Avenue

Queens Pride Parade

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

333 Degraw Street

Muriel Miguel Residence & Spiderwoman Theater Headquarters

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

2248 Broadway

Richard Hunt at Reeves Teletape Studios

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

43 Fifth Avenue

Mary E. Dreier & Frances A. Kellor Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

89 East 2nd Street

Alvin Baltrop Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

235 East 58th Street

Buffie Johnson Residence / Tennessee Williams Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

411 East 51st Street

Nancy Hamilton Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

400 and 484 West 43rd Street

Manhattan Plaza

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

109 Bank Street

Jimmie Daniels & Rex Madsen Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

1 West 72nd Street

Dakota Apartments

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

Christopher Street Pier

Greenwich Village Waterfront

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

835 Washington Street

Mineshaft

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

302 West 45th Street

Al Hirschfeld Theater (originally Martin Beck Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

243 West 47th Street

Ethel Barrymore Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

74 East 4th Street

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

254 East 3rd Street

Paul Thek Residence & Studio

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

1564-1566 Broadway

Palace Theater (interior)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

52 East 1st Street

Ana María Simo & Kelly Cogswell Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

245-257 West 44th Street

Majestic Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

87 Christopher Street

H.M. Koutoukas Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

243-259 West 52nd Street

August Wilson Theater (originally Guild Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

1 Fifth Avenue

Sam Wagstaff Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

82 East 4th Street

Club 82

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

88-11 34th Avenue

Howard Cruse & Ed Sedarbaum Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

244-254 West 52nd Street

Neil Simon Theater (originally Alvin Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

121 Charles Street

Margaret Wise Brown Writing Studio

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

50 Commerce Street

Berenice Abbott & Elizabeth McCausland Residence & Studio

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center: Metropolitan Opera House

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

3202 Kossuth Avenue

Ronald I. Jacobowitz Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

45 Rivington Street

Rivington House

Medical Facilities
HISTORIC SITES

230 West 49th Street

Eugene O’Neill Theater (originally Forrest Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

530 Sixth Avenue / 69 West 14th Street

Gay Liberation Front at Alternate U.

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center: Philharmonic Hall

Performance Venues
Events

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

Human Rights Conference

Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

162 West 21st Street

Tseng Kwong Chi Residence & Studio

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

388 Chauncey Street

Pauli Murray Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

164 Waverly Place

Frances Perkins Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

222 West 45th Street

Booth Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

360 West 22nd Street

Assotto Saint & Jan Holmgren Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

656 East 12th Street

Mark Segal Residence / Gay Youth Headquarters

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

The Park at Athens Square

Socrates & Sophocles Statues

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

58 Bleecker Street

New York Infirmary for Indigent Women & Children

Medical Facilities
HISTORIC SITES

West 43rd Street (Between Seventh and Eighth Avenues)

Anti-Police Brutality Protest in Response to the Blue’s Bar Raids

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

222 West 23rd Street

Chelsea Hotel

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

90 Kent Avenue

Marsha P. Johnson State Park

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

39 Fifth Avenue

Vernon “Copy” Berg Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

106 Central Park South

Barbizon-Plaza Hotel

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

7 East 96th Street

Ogden Codman, Jr. Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

43rd Street & Skillman Avenue

St. Pat’s for All Parade

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

225 East Houston Street

Jasper Johns Residence & Studio

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

82-70 Austin Street

Kitty Genovese & Mary Ann Zielonko Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

103-17 115th Street

Frank Kameny Childhood Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

517 East 233rd Street

Woodlawn Cemetery

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

1133 Broadway

Mattachine Society & Daughters of Bilitis Offices

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

123 Androvette Street

Jimmy Zappalorti Lane

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

1 Tennis Place

West Side Tennis Club

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

135-141 West 3rd Street

Mona’s / Village Purple Onion

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

219 West 48th Street

Walter Kerr Theater (originally Ritz Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

114 West 116th Street

Jimmie Daniels

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

1281 Sixth Avenue

Scott Burton & the Equitable Center

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

1890 Seventh Avenue

Edna Thomas, Lloyd Thomas & Olivia Wyndham Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

254 West 54th Street

Studio 54 (originally Gallo Opera House)

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

Wall Street & Broadway / 11 Wall Street

ACT UP Demonstrations on Wall Street

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

East Drive at West 83rd Street, Central Park

Alexander Hamilton Monument

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

500 West 14th Street

Anvil

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
Events

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

Mapping NYC’s LGBT History

Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

234 West 42nd Street

Liberty Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

242-250 West 45th Street

Bernard B. Jacobs Theater (originally Royale Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

138-146 West 48th Street

James Earl Jones Theater (originally Cort Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

220-228 West 48th Street

Longacre Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

9 St. Luke's Place

Arthur Laurents & Tom Hatcher Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

124-130 West 43rd Street

Stephen Sondheim Theater (originally Henry Miller’s Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

15 Christopher Street

Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

239-247 West 45th Street

Music Box Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

226-236 West 46th Street

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

Performance Venues
Events

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

Interpreting LGBT Sites in New York City

Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

27 Vandam Street

Paul Taylor Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

441 East 9th Street

Frank O’Hara Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

33 Barrow Street

Labyris

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

1000 Richmond Terrace

Sailors’ Snug Harbor

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

25 West 10th Street

Phyllis Saperstein Residence & Office

Residences
Event Recap

October 21, 2015

Presenting to FIT Students

Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

457 Sixth Avenue

Murray Hall Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

2 Hylan Boulevard

Alice Austen & Gertrude Tate Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

2 Hylan Boulevard

Alice Austen Park

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

214 16th Street

Transy House

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

639 East 169th Street

Mabel Hampton & Lillian Foster Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

484 14th Street

Lesbian Herstory Archives

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

23 Riverside Drive

Tony Segura Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

67 & 69 East 93rd Street

Dick Jenrette & Bill Thompson Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

117 MacDougal Street

Swing Rendezvous

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

59 Christopher Street

Mattachine Society Office

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

240 Columbus Avenue

Arturo Martin Garcia & Victor’s Café Mural

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

676 Broadway

Keith Haring Studio & Foundation

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

603 3rd Street

Arnold Lobel Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

21 Cornelia Street

Tharon Musser Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

46-09 31st Avenue

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

190 Meisner Avenue

Marr Lodge

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

Building 7, Penn South

Bayard Rustin Residence

Residences
Events

October 27, 2022 | 6:30pm

A Celebration of Audre Lorde

Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

1940 Andrews Avenue

Rose Schneiderman Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

Flushing Avenue & Steuben Street

Steuben Playground

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Battery Park

Emma Lazarus Memorial Plaque

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Hamilton Place & West 141st Street

Alexander Hamilton Playground

Public Spaces
Project Update

November 7, 2017

Six New Historic Sites Published

Learn More

Project Update

May 20, 2019

Myth Busters

Learn More

Events

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

Brooklyn LGBTQ+ History

Learn More

Events

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

Woodlawn LGBT History Trolley Tour

Learn More

Events

November 30, 2021 | 6:30PM

George Platt Lynes: The Daring Eye

Learn More

curated themes

46 Sites

Outdoor Public Spaces

This curated collection highlights LGBT history associated with outdoor public spaces — parks, beaches, and playgrounds — that are almost all under the auspices of the New York City Department... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

Hart Island

City Cemetery on Hart Island

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

41 East 57th Street

George Platt Lynes at the Pierre Matisse Gallery

Stores & Businesses
curated themes

48 Sites

Black History Month

...and nightlife spots. These stories also highlight people such as trans activist Marsha P. Johnson, civil rights attorney and author Pauli Murray, sculptor Richmond Barthé, lesbian feminist, writer, and activist... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

100 East 50th Street

Cole Porter Residence at the Waldorf Towers

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

32-01 Vernon Boulevard

Socrates Sculpture Park

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

33 West 10th Street

Luigi Lucioni Residence & Studio

Residences
curated themes

15 Sites

Film & Television

...LGBT people have made important contributions to the fields of film and television, from experimental work and groundbreaking documentaries to independent and major studio productions. This curated collection highlights New... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

445 West 48th Street

Lee G. Brewster Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

57 Lincoln Road

Edward Sagarin Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

240 West 38th Street

Isaia NYC Fashion House

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

67 Bleecker Street

Louis Sullivan & the Bayard-Condict Building

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

209 East 61st Street

Montgomery Clift Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

Fifth Avenue and East 61st Street

German-American Steuben Parade

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

337 Bleecker Street

Lorraine Hansberry Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

768 Fifth Avenue

The Plaza

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

117 East 81st Street

Jerome Robbins Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

85 Bedford Street

Anna Rochester & Grace Hutchins Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

77th Street & Broadway

Guillermo Vasquez Corner

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

170 East 2nd Street

Allen Ginsberg & Peter Orlovsky Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

432 West 14th Street

Bar Room 432 / Mother

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

141 Ridge Street

Martin Wong Residence & Studio

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

170 West 130th Street

National Headquarters for the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

57 Bethune Street

Westbeth: Congregation Beit Simchat Torah

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

695 Lenox Avenue

Hotel Olga

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

235-243 West 44th Street

Broadhurst Theater

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

75 1/2 Bedford Street

Edna St. Vincent Millay Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

246 West 44th Street

St. James Theater (originally Erlanger Theater)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

1681 Broadway

Broadway Theater (interior)

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

105 Second Avenue

The Saint

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

160-164 West 129th Street

Drag Balls at Imperial Lodge of Elks

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

342 West 11th Street

Mother Courage

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

24 Bond Street

Robert Mapplethorpe Residence & Studio

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

331 Flatbush Avenue

La Papaya

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

130 West 42nd Street

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at Fidelifacts of Greater New York

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

City Hall Park

Gay Activists Alliance Actions at City Hall

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

5 Patchin Place

Djuna Barnes Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

645-647 Broadway

David Mancuso Residence / The Loft

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

141 Prince Street

Daughters of Bilitis Center

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Washington Place, west of Sixth Avenue

NYC Pride March

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

481 Eighth Avenue

Magnus Hirschfeld at the Hotel New Yorker

Residences
curated themes

12 Sites

Staten Island

This collection of Staten Island sites highlights the borough’s long and surprisingly rich LGBT history through former bars and clubs, residences of notable people — such as Alice Austen and... Learn More

Events

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

LGBT History on the Upper West Side

Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

405 East 54th Street

Miguel Braschi & Leslie Blanchard Residence

Residences
curated themes

11 Sites

National Register Listings

...sites across the country, yet the LGBT community remains vastly underrepresented with less than twenty sites. Building on our Stonewall nomination, this curated theme highlights our ongoing efforts to nominate... Learn More

curated themes

15 Sites

Art & Architecture

This curated collection highlights the many ways in which LGBT people have helped shape the built environment of New York City, from sculptor Emma Stebbins’s iconic Angel of the Waters... Learn More

curated themes

13 Sites

Activism Before Stonewall

...of arrest, being fired from their jobs, or being disowned by their families in the conservative McCarthy era. This curated collection highlights the little-known history of pre-Stonewall activism in New... Learn More

curated themes

13 Sites

Jewish New York

...co-founder Jeanne Manford, those associated with Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, and more. We continue to research sites that highlight the contributions of LGBT Jewish New Yorkers. Submit your suggestions here.... Learn More

curated themes

20 Sites

Gay Activists Alliance

...Evans called it “a hybrid of media theatre and political demonstration.” Robinson is generally credited with being the driving force behind GAA’s zaps. These actions were highly focused, coordinated, and... Learn More

curated themes

15 Sites

Village Pride Tour

...fear and repression, gay bars and other social gathering spaces were crucial in creating a sense of community and brewing political agitation. This curated theme highlights a few sites near... Learn More

curated themes

8 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

HISTORIC SITES

28 East 125th Street

Mt. Morris Baths

Stores & Businesses
curated themes

11 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

curated themes

7 Sites

The Bronx

This collection of sites in the Bronx highlights the borough’s diverse LGBT history through residences, public spaces, and cultural institutions associated with people of color, the childhood residence of a... Learn More

curated themes

21 Sites

City of Immigrants

...city’s history and culture as entrepreneurs, artists, writers, and activists. This collection highlights sites associated with LGBT people who arrived in New York from all over the world during the... Learn More

curated themes

20 Sites

Literary New York

...first to openly express the concept of men loving men. Patricia Highsmith’s The Price of Salt (1952) was the first lesbian novel to feature a happy ending, and James Baldwin’s... Learn More

curated themes

17 Sites

Communities of Color

...collection highlights public spaces predominantly associated with LGBT people of color, with a notable concentration in the long-time Black mecca of Harlem. Please contact us at [email protected] if you know... Learn More

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

31 Cornelia Street

Caffe Cino

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

315 Convent Avenue

Billy Strayhorn & Aaron Bridgers Residence

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

St. Nicholas Park

Hamilton Grange

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

647 Broadway

Pfaff’s

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

New York State Pavilion

Public Spaces