Henry Gerber House

Henry Gerber House (HMW7Q)

Location: Chicago, IL 60614 Cook County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 54.792', W 87° 38.15'

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1885

— Chicago Landmark —

This house is nationally significant as the earliest known site associated with the gay and lesbian civil rights movement in the United States. It was the home of pioneering activist Henry Gerber from 1924 to 1925, during which time he organized the Society for Human Rights, the nation's first gay civil-rights organization. The house was the location of Society meetings and the place where Gerber write at least the first of the two issues published of "Friendship and Freedom," the first-documented gay periodical in America.

Designated on June 6, 2001
Richard M. Daley, Major
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HM NumberHMW7Q
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Year Placed2001
Placed ByCommission on Chicago Landmarks
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 3:11am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 447270 N 4640334
Decimal Degrees41.91320000, -87.63583333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 54.792', W 87° 38.15'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 54' 47.52" N, 87° 38' 9.00" W
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Area Code(s)312, 773
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1710 N Crilly Ct, Chicago IL 60614, US
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