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235 East 58th Street

Buffie Johnson Residence / Tennessee Williams Residence

From 1942 to 1950, painter Buffie Johnson lived in this building, purchasing it in 1943. Johnson was a prominent figure... 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

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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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116 7th Avenue South

Stewart’s Cafeteria

Stewart’s Cafeteria, later the Life Cafeteria, was located in this Greenwich Village building in the 1930s and attracted a bohemian... Learn More

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189 Bleecker Street

San Remo Café

The San Remo Café was a Greenwich Village Italian restaurant and bar that became a famous Bohemian hangout in the... Learn More

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15 Christopher Street

Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop

In 1973, Craig Rodwell moved his Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop, the first gay and lesbian bookstore on the East Coast... Learn More

Stores & Businesses
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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

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62 Montague Street

Willard Maas & Marie Menken Residence

Bisexual poet-filmmaker-educator Willard Maas and his wife, visual artist-filmmaker Marie Menken, resided in this building from at least 1940 to... Learn More

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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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302 W 45th St

Al Hirschfeld Theater (originally Martin Beck Theater)

Opened as the Martin Beck Theater in 1924, this venue has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators,... 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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149-157 West 45th Street

Lyceum Theater

Opened in 1903, the Lyceum Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Oliver Smith, Clyde... 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

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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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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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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

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244-254 West 52nd Street

Neil Simon Theater (originally Alvin Theater)

Opened as the Alvin Theater in 1927 and renamed the Neil Simon Theater in 1983, 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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243-259 West 52nd Street

August Wilson Theater (originally Guild Theater)

Opened in 1925 as the Guild Theater and renamed the ANTA Playhouse in 1950 and the Virginia Theater in 1981,... Learn More

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525 Lexington Avenue

Georgia O’Keeffe Residence at the Hotel Shelton

The artist and painter Georgia O’Keeffe lived and worked in suite 3003 at this hotel from 1925 to 1936. She... Learn More

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51 Clark Street

Hotel St. George

From the 1920s through the 1970s, the mammoth Hotel St. George was one of the best known centers of gay... 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

Residences
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99 Seventh Avenue South

Circle Repertory Company Theater

From its founding in 1969, by four veterans of the Caffe Cino, until it closed in 1994, the Circle Repertory... Learn More

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5 West 63rd Street

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at the West Side YMCA

On August 6, 1971, the Gay Activists Alliance held a zap at the West Side YMCA to protest the Y’s... Learn More

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