HISTORIC SITES

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

Residences
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244 East 49th Street

Katharine Hepburn Residence

Iconic movie star Katharine Hepburn owned this Turtle Bay Gardens rowhouse from 1931, a year before her breakthrough performances on... Learn More

Residences
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Dag Hammarskjold Plaza

Dag Hammarskjold Plaza / Katharine Hepburn Garden

Many New York City public parks and playgrounds are named in honor of prominent figures in New York City and... Learn More

Public Spaces
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240 West 38th Street

Corduroy Club / Isaia NYC Fashion House

The Corduroy Club, located here from March 1967 to 1971, was a significant effort by the pre-Stonewall LGBT community in... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
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111 West 44th Street

Belasco Theater (originally Stuyvesant Theater)

Opened in 1907 as the Stuyvesant Theater and renamed the Belasco Theater in 1910, this venue has staged multiple productions... Learn More

Performance Venues
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253 West 125th Street

Apollo Theater

During the Apollo Theater’s heyday as a showcase for Black performers from the 1930s into the 1970s, nearly every important... Learn More

Performance Venues
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1634 Broadway

Winter Garden Theater

Opened in 1911, the Winter Garden Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Vincente Minnelli,... Learn More

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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

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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215-223 West 49th Street

Ambassador Theater

Opened in 1921, the Ambassador Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Mulatto by Langston Hughes and Bring... Learn More

Performance Venues
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249 West 45th Street

Imperial Theater

Opened in 1923, the Imperial Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Jerome Robbins, Joel... Learn More

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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234-240 West 45th Street

Gerald Schoenfeld Theater (originally Plymouth Theater)

Opened as the Plymouth Theater in 1918, this venue has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including... Learn More

Performance Venues
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220-228 West 48th Street

Longacre Theater

Opened in 1913, the Longacre Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Edith Head, Cyril... Learn More

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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221-233 West 44th Street

Shubert Theater

Opened in 1913, the Shubert Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Cole Porter, Michael... Learn More

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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261-265 West 47th Street

Samuel J. Friedman Theater (originally Biltmore Theater)

Opened as the Biltmore Theater in 1926 and renamed the Samuel J. Friedman Theater in 2008, this venue has staged... Learn More

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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235-243 West 44th Street

Broadhurst Theater

Opened in 1918, the Broadhurst Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including the play The Green... Learn More

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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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

Performance Venues
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124-130 West 43rd Street

Stephen Sondheim Theater (originally Henry Miller’s Theater)

Opened in 1918 as Henry Miller’s Theater, this venue has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and characters, including... Learn More

Performance Venues
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139-141 West 44th Street

Hudson Theater

Opened in 1904, the Hudson Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT creators and performers, including W. Somerset Maugham,... 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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Seventh Avenue (35th to 41st Streets)

Fashion Walk of Fame

Beginning in the year 2000, plaques have been installed along Seventh Avenue — a corridor synonymous with the fashion industry... Learn More

Public Spaces
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181-189 Second Avenue

Peter Hujar Residence & Studio / David Wojnarowicz Residence & Studio

Photographer Peter Hujar was barely recognized in his lifetime but, since his death due to AIDS-related pneumonia in 1987, he... Learn More

Residences