The House of D: A Panel on the Women’s House of Detention

Janes Walk

Led By Village Preservation

From 1932-1971, radicals and revolutionaries including Valerie Solanas, Angela Davis, Grace Paley, Stonewall rioter Jay Toole, and countless more passed through the Women’s House of Detention, the imposing Art Deco prison located next to the Jefferson Market Courthouse (now Library). Learn from scholars Hugh Ryan and Polly Thistlewaithe, activist Jay Toole, and writer Joan Nestle in this incredible panel event.


This on-demand program is housed on YouTube, which provides automatic closed captioning.

Location Information

RSVP is required and capacity is limited. Meeting location, ending location, and directions will be provided via email before walk date.


On Demand
1-2 hours

Borough: Manhattan
Theme: History & Culture
Platform: On Your Browser
Language: English