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17 LGBT landmarks of Greenwich Village

…7. LGBT Community Services Center, 208 West 13th Street    LGBT Community Center via Flickr cc Housed in a former public school built in 1869 and 1899, the LGBT Community Center has…

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National Park Service LGBTQ Map

…identifying, documenting, and nominating LGBTQ-associated sites as national historic landmarks; increasing the number of listings of LGBTQ-associated properties in the National Register of Historic Places. NPS LGBTQ map of Greenwich…

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LGBTQ+ Pride Programs Roundup

…flood of recognition of the importance of LGBTQ sites and the history connected to them. This panel celebrated and explored LGBTQ preservation efforts with Village Preservation, the NYC LGBT Historic…

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Village Pride & LGBT Establishments

…York hosted World Pride, the largest international LGBT Pride celebration, which brought in millions of visitors to our city to celebrate. LGBT businesses and organizations rely heavily on the influx of revenue…

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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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LGBTQ History: MacDougal Street

…Stonewall riots, that Greenwich Village’s LGBTQ history happened entirely on Christopher Street. Of course, there’s a lot more to LGBTQ history in the Village than Stonewall, just as there’s a…

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LGBT History in All Corners: NoHo

The Public Theater, formerly the Astor Library June is Pride Month, an especially exciting time in our neighborhoods.  LGBT history is closely tied with the Village and environs, and this month…

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LGBT History and 186 Spring Street

LGBT Rights Movements. As you can see in today’s New York Times (read here), the Landmarks Preservation Commission is now taking another look at saving the house based upon this…

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LGBTQ+ Pride Through The Decades

…late 18th to the early 21st century. In honor of Pride, today we explore some of our LGBTQ+ digital photo archives. Onlookers on a Fire Escape, with Rainbow Decorations, June…

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New Podcast for LGBT History Month

October is LGBT History Month, and we’ve got a great new episode of our Off the Grid podcast on our Soundcloud page to help celebrate. Explore some of the many…

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LGBTQ History: Bleecker Street

…New York.’ This was not the end of Bleecker Street’s LGBTQ institutions, however. Numerous beer gardens that catered to the working class and its ‘gay’ community survived the 1890s, serving,…

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June is Gay Pride Month

…connected to LGBT people is Webster Hall, the site of early 20th century drag balls and other events for the LGBT community, first proposed for landmark designation by GVSHP in…

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The Legacy of the Stonewall Riots

…explode in the aftermath of Stonewall. Read our series on local LGBT History- South Village, NoHo, West Village, and East Village. Read about the LGBT history of Bleecker Street, MacDougal…

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The Stonewall National Monument

…for the LGBT community and the country at large, there are still many sites of LGBT importance that remain unacknowledged. Village Preservation celebrated the recent landmarking of six LGBT sites…

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Coming Out, and Going Out, in the Village

October 11th is National Coming Out Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness and visibility of the LGBT community through the process of “coming out,” or identifying one’s LGBT identity…

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Remembering the HIV/AIDS Crisis

…in a Gay Environment) and the Metropolitan Community Church (an LGBT congregation).  In 1983, Caring Community defaulted on its lease, and the LGBT-focused sublets, along with local gay and AIDS activists, saw…

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Pride on West 13th Street

…$1.5 million. Today the Center has grown to become the largest LGBT multi-service organization on the East Coast and second largest LGBT community center in the world.  According to their…

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Stormé DeLarverie: Village Guardian

…History of the Jewel Box Review” by Queer Music Heritage “The Unveiling of the National LGBTQ Wall of Honor at Historic Stone Wall Inn” by the National LGBTQ Task Force….

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Pride Week 2013 wrap-up

…Artists (and LGBT icons) like Andy Warhol and Keith Haring became internationally famous with their work done in the Village. You can see much more about LGBT history in Greenwich…

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Documenting the Fight

…via NYPL. In our continuing efforts to save 186 Spring Street in the South Village, we’ve highlighted the significant role the building played in the early LGBT rights movement.  In…

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2014 Year In Review: GVSHP Programs

…Greenwich Avenue June 16th to the 29th Co-sponsored by the Arcus Foundation June is LGBT Pride and History Month, and GVSHP is proud to co-sponsor this educational exhibit in more…

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