August 31, 2021

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HISTORIC SITES

99 Wooster Street

Gay Activists Alliance Firehouse

The Gay Activists Alliance (GAA) formed in December 1969 and became the most influential American gay liberation political activist organization in... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
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129 Macdougal Street

Eve’s Hangout

Eve Adams, the name adopted by a Polish-Jewish lesbian émigré, operated a popular gay and lesbian tearoom near Washington Square... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

517 East 233rd Street

Woodlawn Cemetery

Woodlawn Cemetery in the northern Bronx is not only a magnificent park-like landscape, but is the final resting place of... Learn More

Public Spaces
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215 West 92nd Street

Joan Nestle Residence

From 1974 to 2002, apartment 13A in this Upper West Side building was the residence of Joan Nestle, an influential... Learn More

Residences
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208 & 210 East 13th Street

Emma Goldman Residence & “Mother Earth” Office

Anarchist leader and immigrant Emma Goldman was the first prominent figure and ally in the United States to publicly speak... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

99 Clinton Street

Gay Alliance of Brooklyn at Spencer Memorial Church

The Gay Alliance of Brooklyn was one of the first gay civil rights organizations established in New York City outside... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
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57 Bethune Street

Westbeth: Congregation Beit Simchat Torah

In July 1975, Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, New York’s and the East Coast’s oldest LGBT synagogue, moved to Westbeth Artists’... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
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City Hall Park

City Hall Park

City Hall Park is the earliest known documented gay male cruising area in Manhattan, according to newspaper accounts beginning in... Learn More

Public Spaces
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1890 Seventh Avenue

Edna Thomas, Lloyd Thomas & Olivia Wyndham Residence

Edna Thomas, one of the earliest Black actors of the New York stage, came to prominence during the Harlem Renaissance... Learn More

Residences