Stonewall Inn Has Been Under Looming Landlord Ultimatum To Sign Long-Term Lease; ‘There is a need to preserve LGBTQ+ history’
Lease Troubles: New York’s Stonewall Inn.
A portion of the historic Stonewall Inn, commonly regarded as the birthplace of the modern LGBTQ rights movement, faces being put back on the commercial market thanks to increased pressure from landlords to sign a high-priced, long-term lease, according to exclusive reporting by the DailyBeast
In a statement to The Daily Beast, the building’s owners, listed only as Christopher and Seventh Realty, LLC, said last week that the ultimatum is the result of Pride Live not providing a “substantive response” to a proposal made in April. “We would like to reach a resolution in a timely manner and believe we have a fair proposal on the table.”
The DailyBeast reported the week-long countdown was set to end yesterday, June 10. No new