LGBT historic places in the United States
The following is a list of LGBT historic places in the United States. It includes sites that are recognized at the federal, state, county, or municipal level as important to the history of the LGBT civil rights movement. They represent the achievements and struggles of the community and provide context to understand these events and people. The National Park Service is amid an effort to chronicle LGBT sites across the nation, and have identified almost 400 of interest.
|Name||Image||City||State||Designation||Level of designation||Date first designated||Description||Ref|
|Alice Austen House aka Clear Comfort||Staten Island||New York||NRHP
|Federal||August 2, 1967||Birthplace of photographer Alice Austen (1866-1952) and later of her partner Gertrude Tate|||
|Carrington House||—||Cherry Grove||New York||NRHP||Federal||January 8, 2014||Oldest house in the gay town of Cherry Grove; where Truman Capote wrote Breakfast at Tiffany's|||
|The Castro Camera and the Harvey Milk Residence||—||San Francisco||California||SFDL||Local||July 2, 2000||Home and studio of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person to win an election. Lenient sentencing following his assassination in 1978 led to the White Night riots.|||
|Charlton–King–Vandam Historic District||New York City||New York||NRHP
|Federal||August 16, 1966||The John V. Gridley House, 37 Charlton Street, was Marianne Moore’s childhood home|||
|Cherry Grove Community House and Theatre||—||Cherry Grove||New York||NRHP||Federal||June 4, 2013||Oldest continually-operating gay summer theater|||
|Cinema Follies||-||Washington||District of Columbia||HABS||Federal||-||37 L St. SE, Washington, DC, was the Cinema Follies, adult film theater for gay men|||
|The Clubhouse||-||Washington||District of Columbia||HABS||Federal||-||1296 Upshur St. NW, Washington, DC, was the Clubhouse of the Metropolitan Capitolites, a social club for African American LGBTQ Washingtonians|||
|Earl Hall at Columbia University||New York City||New York||NRHP||Federal||March 14, 2018||The Student Homophile League was the first gay student organization in the US, founded at Columbia University in 1966.|||
|Edificio Comunidad de Orgullo Gay de Puerto Rico||Pueblo||Puerto Rico||NRHP||Federal||May 2, 2016||Founded in 1974, also known as "Casa Orgulllo", meeting place for the first LGBT organization in Puerto Rico|||
|Elks Athletic Club||Louisville||Kentucky||NRHP||Federal||July 16, 1979||The Beaux Arts Cocktail Lounge was a club for gay men from 1947 to 1955|||
|Federal Building||San Francisco||California||HD||Federal||June 5, 2017||In 1985 a protest took place at this location with AIDS activists chaining themselves to the door of the building, asking for an increase in funding for AIDS-related research, social services, and medical care|||
|The Furies Collective||Washington||District of Columbia||NRHP||Federal||February 5, 2016||House of the Furies Collective, a lesbian feminist separatist collective active from 1971 to 1973|||
|Henry Gerber House||Chicago||Illinois||CL
|Local||June 6, 2001||Apartment of Henry Gerber, who founded the first gay rights organization.|||
|Barbara Gittings Way||-||Philadelphia||Pennsylvania||-||-||October 1, 2012||A section of Locust Street, Philadelphia, is named "Barbara Gittings Way" in Gittings' memoir. Gittings' house was at 236 S 21st Street.|||
|Great Wall of Los Angeles||-||Los Angeles||California||NRHP||Federal||September 18, 2017||Represented themes are also gay and lesbian rights|||
|Harleigh Cemetery, Camden||Camden||New Jersey||NJRHP||Local||1995||Burial Place of Walt Whitman|||
|Federal||June 23, 1965||Settlement house co-founded by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr|||
|Julius' Bar||New York City||New York||NRHP||Federal||April 20, 2016||Julius’ Bar is the oldest gay bar in New York City and one of the oldest bars in the city in continuous operation|||
|Dr. Franklin E. Kameny Residence||Washington||District of Columbia||NRHP||Federal||November 2, 2011||Home of gay rights activist Frank Kameny|||
|James Merrill House||Stonington||Connecticut||NRHP
|Federal||August 28, 2013||Home of poet James Merrill and his partner David Noyes Jackson|||
|Pauli Murray Family Home||Durham||North Carolina||NRHP
|Federal||December 23, 2016||Home of civil rights advocate Pauli Murray|||
|Nob Hill||-||Washington||District of Columbia||HABS||Federal||-||1101 Kenyon St. NW, Washington, DC, was the Nob Hill, a bar for African American gay men|||
|Bayard Rustin Residence||New York City||New York||NRHP||Federal||August 3, 2016||In 1962, Bayard Rustin (1912-1987) bought apartment 9J in Building 7 of the Penn South Complex, West Chelsea, Manhattan|||
|Phase One||Washington||District of Columbia||HABS||Federal||-||525 8th St. SE, Washington, DC, was the Phase 1, a bar for lesbian women|||
|Pier 9 Bar||-||Washington||District of Columbia||HABS||Federal||-||1824 Half St., SW, Washington, DC, was the Pier 9 Bar, a disco for gay men|||
|Stonewall Inn||New York City||New York||NRHP
|Federal||June 28, 1999||Site of the Stonewall riots of 1969. First recognized National Historic Landmark and National Monument.|||
|Sunny Slope Cemetery||-||Saunemin||Illinois||-||-||-||Jennie Hodgers, woman soldier who served in Union army, is buried at Sunny Slope Cemetery|||
|Walt Whitman House||Camden||New Jersey||NRHP
|Federal||October 15, 1966||House of Walt Whitman from 1884 till death|||
|Whiskey Row Historic District||Louisville||Kentucky||NRHP
|Federal||June 4, 2010||105 West Main Street was The Downtowner, a gay bar, from 1975 to 1989|||
|Williams Building||—||San Francisco||California||-||-||-||The Williams Building, 689-93 Mission St, was the national headquarters of the Mattachine Society and Daughters of Bilitis|||
|The Women's Building||San Francisco||California||SFDL||Local||-||The Women's Building was founded in 1971 among others, by San Francisco lesbian leader Roma Guy, featured in the ABC mini-series "When We Rise".|||
- Bajko, Matthew S. (October 23, 2014). "Scores of LGBT sites eyed for landmark status". Bay Area Reporter. Retrieved April 2, 2015.
- "Elizabeth Alice Austen House--Clear Comfort". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "The Preservation of LGBTQ Heritage". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "Cinema Follies, DC". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "The Clubhouse, Washington, DC". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "Earl Hall Nominated for National Register". Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "Edificio Comunidad de Orgullo Gay de Puerto Rico". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "Elks Athletic Club". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "Federal Building (50 UN Plaza), San Francisco". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "The Furies Collective". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "Red, Green and Blue: Identifying Philadelphia's LGBTQ+ Historic Places". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "Great Wall of Los Angeles (Mural)". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "Walt Whitman". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "Teaching LGBTQ History and Heritage". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "Julius' Bar". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "Nob Hill, Washington, DC". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "Bayard Rustin Residence". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "Phase One, Washington, DC". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "Pier 9 Bar, Washington, DC". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "Jennie Hodgers". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "Whiskey Row Historic District". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "San Francisco: Placing LGBTQ Histories in the City by the Bay". nps. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- Bajko, Matthew S. (2018). "Women's Building closer to being nat'l historic site". The Bay Area Reporter. Retrieved 15 March 2018.