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Julius’ Bar, an LGBT Landmark

…the recognition of this site’s place in LGBT history, it still lacks New York City landmarks protections as an LGBT site. Julius’ Bar, courtesy of Google Maps As background, Julius’…

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2016 Village Award Winner: Julius’ Bar

…event and to RSVP. Read about other awardees here. Julius’ Bar at 159 West 10th Street/188 Waverley Place is a Village institution. Established nearly a century ago, Julius’ (and the…

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Village Pride & LGBT Establishments

…24, 2016. You can support Stonewall by buying their merchandise here . Julius’ Bar (159 West 10th Street)         Established nearly a century ago, Julius’ (and the building in which it…

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17 LGBT landmarks of Greenwich Village

…Historic District proposed by Village Preservation in 2013. 14. Julius’ Bar, 159 West 10th Street  Google Street View of Julius’ today Housed in a building which dates to 1826 and in…

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The Stories of South Village Speakeasies

…resulting in Julius Lombardi’s defeat. Now renamed Julius Lombardi’s, the restaurant operated until 1981. The original Julius’ is still in operation and is now a landmarked site. Jimmie Kelly’s, 181…

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LGBTQ History: Around Christopher Street

…188 Waverly Place/159 West 10th Street only began attracting large numbers of gay customers in the 1940s-1950s. Julius’s, founded in 1864 as a saloon and operating as a speakeasy in…

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Happy Birthday, Tom Bernardin!

…in his life, it’s no wonder that he became so attracted to Julius’, both for its history and as an establishment—but don’t ask him how it got its name. “Julius’—I…

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The Ides of March

…debts. In 44 BC, it became notorious as the date of the assassination of Julius Caesar, which made the Ides of March a turning point in Roman history. Now that…

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April Programming at Village Preservation

…Register for the livestream of this event here. Plaque Unveiling: Julius’ Bar and the historic civil rights “Sip-In” Corner outside Julius’ Bar Plaque Unveiling on April 21: Julius’ Bar Help…

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Spot the Shot: 229-231 East 12th Street

…Henrietta and Julius Henrietta Jacobson was born in 1906 and was considered one of the finest actors of Yiddish theater. She often performed with her husband Julius Adler, a writer,…

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LGBTQ+ Pride Programs Roundup

…of the Sip-In at Julius’ — A panel discussion with Tom Bernardin, self-described historian of Julius’, and Andrew Dolkart, Ken Lustbader, and Jay Shockley of the NYC LGBT Historic Sites…

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Giving Tuesday — Give to Save!

…and home to one of NYC’s oldest bars, and its oldest gay bar, Julius’ Bar. In 1966 Julius’ Bar was the site of a trailblazing civil protest for gay rights,…

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East Village Building Blocks Tour: Synagogues

…building, an absolutely beautiful functioning, robust synagogue and community. The Romanesque Revival/Rundbogenstil style building was originally The First German Baptist Church. Built in 1869-70 by architect Julius Boekell, the church…

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The Importance of #GivingTuesday

…of NYC’s oldest bars, and its oldest gay bar, Julius’ Bar. In 1966 Julius’ Bar was the site of a trailblazing civil protest for gay rights, more than three years before…

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The Espionage and Sedition Acts

…Red Scare highly impacted the Village, as it was a hotbed of radicalism and activism during that time, as well as many other eras. During the second Red Scare, Julius

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Tompkins Square Park Through the Years

…by Parks Department architect Julius Munckwitz with open lawn, shade trees, and curving paths. Approximately 450 trees were planted and many remain in the park to this day. 1867 Dripps…

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More Small Business With Big History

…we do too. Julius’ Bar 159 West 10th Street, Photo by and thanks to Suzanne Schein. 2021 is here and Village Preservation continues to add new local independent businesses to…

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Jefferson Market Garden Party

…a members only tour, our program marking the 50th Anniversary of the Sip-In at Julius’ (See photos here and video here), and Contemporary Writers on a Lost Greenwich Village: A…

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National Park Service LGBTQ Map

…are included such as the Pyramid Club, Eva Addams Tearoom, The Slide, Julius’ Bar and the San Remo, to name a few. Residences of LGBTQ Villagers are also listed including…

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East 4th Street and its Political Past

…through the street of Little Germany. The Trial of the Seven Cloakworkers. John Aspitz, Morris Stupnicker, Max Singer (rear), Solomon Metz, Morris (Max) Sigman, Julius Woolf and John Wedinger (front)…

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Save the Village!

…Fred was there taking photos in late June, 1969. I don’t need to tell you what was happening then. Then we walked around the corner to the legendary Julius’ Bar,…

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June is Gay Pride Month

…liberation. Three years before Stonewall, in 1966, activists staged a “sip-in” (a take on the ubiquitous “sit-ins” of the era) at Julius’ Bar at 159 West 10th Street to demand…

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Horsing Around the Village

…Street building was constructed in 1892-93 to the designs of architect Julius Munckwitz. The building, with its brick and stone-clad façade, housed many commercial tenants (many early trucking firms) and…

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A Luckless Landmark

…here). The Landmarks Preservation Commission recognized the building as one of the last surviving examples by architect Julius Munckwitz (who designed the landmarked Central Park Boathouse) and one of the…

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R.I.P. Charlie Zito

…family bakery from Sullivan Street to Bleecker Street in 1924. Charlie and his brothers and sisters worked there when they were children. In later years, Charlie’s brothers Julius and Jimmy…

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Bil Baird and His Marionette Theater

…itself at 59 Barrow Street is now within the Greenwich Village Historic District, described as a “strictly utilitarian” loft that was built in 1908-09. It was designed by Julius J….

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