Henry Gerber House

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The Henry Gerber House

The Henry Gerber House is a house at 1701 North Crilly Court in the Old Town Triangle Chicago Landmark District of Chicago, Illinois, United States. The house was built in 1885. In the 1920s it housed the apartment occupied by Henry Gerber, founder of the short-lived Society for Human Rights, which was incorporated in Illinois as the first American organization working for gay rights. The building was designated a Chicago Landmark on June 6, 2001.[1] In June 2015 it was named a National Historic Landmark.[2]


  1. ^ "Henry Gerber House". City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development, Landmarks Division. 2003. Retrieved 2007-06-27. 
  2. ^ Sun-Times (2015-06-19). "Old Town site of nation's first gay rights group designated national landmark | Chicago". Chicago.suntimes.com. Retrieved 2015-06-28. 

Coordinates: 41°54′47″N 87°38′10″W / 41.913191°N 87.635989°W / 41.913191; -87.635989