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Stonewall Inn

Coordinates: 40°44′01.67″N 74°00′07.56″W / 40.7337972°N 74.0021000°W / 40.7337972; -74.0021000
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Stonewall Inn
NYC Landmark
The Stonewall Inn, a designated U.S. National Historic Landmark and National Monument, as the site of the June 1969 Stonewall riots and the cradle of the modern LGBTQ rights movement.[1][2][3]
Stonewall Inn is located in Lower Manhattan
Stonewall Inn
Stonewall Inn is located in New York
Stonewall Inn
Stonewall Inn is located in the United States
Stonewall Inn
Location53 Christopher Street
Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City
Coordinates40°44′01.67″N 74°00′07.56″W / 40.7337972°N 74.0021000°W / 40.7337972; -74.0021000
NRHP reference No.99000562
Significant dates
Added to NRHPJune 28, 1999
Designated NHLFebruary 16, 2000[5]
Designated NMONJune 24, 2016 (2016-06-24)
Designated NYCLJune 23, 2015[4]

The Stonewall Inn (or just Stonewall) is a gay/lesbian tavern and recreational bar in New York City. It was also the site of the 1969 Stonewall riots. The original inn closed in 1969. In 1990, a bar named "Stonewall" opened in the western half of the original location.[6]

In June 2015, the Stonewall received an official landmark status from New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission for its role as the catalyst of the LGBT movement.[7] It is the first landmark in New York City that has been recognized due to its status in LGBT history.[8]

References[change | change source]

  1. Julia Goicichea (August 16, 2017). "Why New York City Is a Major Destination for LGBT Travelers". The Culture Trip. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  2. "Workforce Diversity The Stonewall Inn, National Historic Landmark National Register Number: 99000562". National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. Retrieved May 1, 2011.
  3. Eli Rosenberg (June 24, 2016). "Stonewall Inn Named National Monument, a First for the Gay Rights Movement". The New York Times. Retrieved June 25, 2016.
  4. Brazee, Christopher D. et al. (June 23, 2015) Stonewall Inn Designation Report New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission
  5. National Historic Landmarks Program (2008). "Stonewall". National Park Service. Archived from the original on 2009-02-21. Retrieved 2008-12-30.
  6. "Stonewall Inn". The National Park Service. Retrieved Jan 5, 2016.
  7. "The Stonewall Inn Designation" (PDF). NYCLPC. Retrieved Jan 5, 2016.
  8. "NYC Grants Landmark Status to Movement Building". NorthJersey.com. Retrieved Jan 5, 2016.