Place des Émeutes-de-Stonewall

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Place des Émeutes-de-Stonewall
Place des Emeutes de Stonewall Paris Le Marais.png
Stonewall Riots Square, in Paris, Le Marais
Place des Émeutes-de-Stonewall is located in Paris
Place des Émeutes-de-Stonewall
Shown within Paris
Arrondissement4th
QuarterLe Marais
Coordinates48°51′29″N 2°21′16″E / 48.85816°N 2.35452°E / 48.85816; 2.35452Coordinates: 48°51′29″N 2°21′16″E / 48.85816°N 2.35452°E / 48.85816; 2.35452
Construction
Denomination2019

The Place des Émeutes-de-Stonewall is a public square in Paris, France.

History[edit]

For the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, the City of Paris named a square to pay homage to the riots.[1] The new square was inaugurated by French officials on 19 June, with Stuart Milk and several Stonewall Inn activists.[2]

The square is the main entrance of Italian delicatessen Eataly. A Gucci boutique is also situated there.

French memorial to Gilbert Baker[edit]

The official plaque in memory of Gilbert Baker, voted unanimously by the Council of Paris,[3] is situated on a wall of the square.[4]

official memorial plaque to LGBT activist Gilbert Baker.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paris names squares and streets for LGBTQ icons | CNN Travel". Cnn.com. 2019. Retrieved 2019-07-03.
  2. ^ "Paris honours LGBTQI+ icons by renaming squares and streets after them". 24 June 2019.
  3. ^ http://a06.apps.paris.fr/a06/jsp/site/plugins/odjcp/DoDownload.jsp?id_entite=48871&id_type_entite=6[bare URL PDF]
  4. ^ "Paris honors American creator of the Pride flag with special plaque". 22 June 2019.

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