HISTORIC SITES

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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160 Bleecker Street

Mills House No. 1 / Village Gate

Opened in 1897 as Mills House No. 1, which was intended as a wholesome residential hotel for single, working-class men,... 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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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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1564-1566 Broadway

Palace Theater (interior)

Opened in 1913 for vaudeville, and reopened as a legitimate theater in 1966, the Palace Theater has staged multiple productions... Learn More

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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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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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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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226-236 West 46th Street

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

Opened as the Chanin’s 46th Street Theater in 1924 and renamed the 46th Street Theater in 1932 and the Richard... Learn More

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203-217 West 46th Street

Lunt-Fontanne Theater (originally Globe Theater)

Opened in 1910 as the Globe Theater, this venue has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including... Learn More

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217-239 West 51st Street

Mark Hellinger Theater (originally Hollywood Theater)

Opened as a movie palace called the Hollywood Theater in 1929 (converted to legitimate theater in 1934) and renamed the... Learn More

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