During the s The Living TheatreTheatre of the Absurdand the Downtown Theater movement all took root there, and it developed a reputation as a showcase for aspiring playwrights and emerging voices. NY Gallery Tours. Accessed June 14, Opened during the s and originally located at 11th Street and University Place, called the Hotel St. The Whitney was founded inas an answer to the Museum of Modern Artfoundedand its collection of mostly European modernism and its neglect of American Art. Prior to the s and '70s, specialized LGBT communities did not exist as gay villages in the United States; bars were usually where LGBT social networks developed, and they were located in certain urban areas where police zoning would implicitly allow so-called "deviant entertainment" under close surveillance. While it is considered by most as the gay area of San Diego with its gay bars and dance clubs, the overall population of the area has only gotten more and more diverse with the rise in condominium projects.
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Forgotten NY. The gentrification of once rundown inner-city areas, coupled with the staging of pride parades in these areas, has resulted in the increased visibility of gay communities. Malan Breton. John A.
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