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Place Explorer: Social Movements

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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
339 W. 29th St. Chelsea Manhattan Former home of prominent abolitionists
555 Hudson St. Greenwich Village Manhattan Former residence of author and activist Jane Jacobs
ABC No Rio Lower East Side Manhattan Center for volunteerism, art & activism
Barbizon Hotel Upper East Side Manhattan
Bronx Documentary Center Melrose Bronx A gallery and educational center dedicated to the art and practice of photojournalism
Educational Alliance Lower East Side Manhattan Century-old Lower East Side community center
Emma Lazarus Residence Greenwich Village Manhattan Former home of author and activist
First Spanish United Methodist Church East Harlem Manhattan The center of a political movement, known as "the people's church"
Henry Street Settlement Headquarters Lower East Side Manhattan Historic headquarters of a progressive Lower East Side community services center
Inwood House Upper East Side Manhattan Non-profit serving female populations since 1830
Jewish Daily Forward Building (former) Lower East Side Manhattan Headquarters of Jewish newspaper, built in 1912
Kleinfeld Bridal Chelsea Manhattan Historically significant wedding emporium featured on television
Marcantonio & LaGuardia Headquarters (former) East Harlem Manhattan A center of progressive politics in the early- to mid-1900s
New York City Garden District East Village Manhattan A constellation of community gardens, many threatened by development
Peace House (site of) East Harlem Manhattan Once, a center of pacifism
Revolution, the feminist periodical Civic Center Manhattan Publication of Susan B. Anthony & Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Slave Theater (former) Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn First opened as the Regent Theater, then as Slave One, identified with African American activism
Socialist Party Headquarters, Brooklyn (former) Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Where young Socialists met and organized
Spanish Camp (site of) Annadale Staten Island Activist Dorothy Day's residence during the last decade of her life
St. Joseph's Hospitality House East Village Manhattan Where Dorothy Day co-founded the Catholic Worker newspaper
St. Pat's for All Parade route Sunnyside Queens Inclusive St. Patrick's Day parade in Queens
Stonewall Inn Greenwich Village Manhattan A landmark in the gay rights movement
The Actors' Temple Hell's Kitchen Manhattan Once the spiritual home of Jews in show business
The East (site of) Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Cultural center that promoted Black Nationalism and pan-Africanism
The Statue of the Triumph of Civic Virtue Kew Gardens Queens Frequently debated and relocated statue by Frederick William MacMonnies
United Bronx Parents Longwood Bronx Social service provider and advocate since 1965
Unity Book Center (former) Chelsea Manhattan Activist bookstore
Vogue Knights Garment District Manhattan "Ballroom" club night featuring vogue and runway competitions
War Resisters League Building NoHo Manhattan A center for pacifist activism
Washington Square United Methodist Church (former) Greenwich Village Manhattan A church known for its 1960's political activism, whose congregation is now part of The Church of the Village