Sally’s Hideaway New York City LGBT History 1986 to 1992 R.I.P.

         Sally’s Hideaway a landmark transgender club opened in 1986 at 264 west 43rd street between Seventh and Eighth avenues in . Sally’s was formally known as Blue’s an established watering hole managed by “Conrad” the former manager of the Anvil (1974-1985)  a notorious bar where Felipe Rose (The Indian) danced on the bar pre Village People.

     Sally’s  Hideaway was owned by Sally Maggio a former manager of the infamous 220 Club a transgender nightclub located at 220 West Houston street in New York City. Sally’s Hideaway was a tiny and narrow single story building and was a gathering place for Transgender,  Drag Queens and their admirers.

     This is one of the many establishments that was used during the filming of , which was released in 1990. Sally’s Hideaway unfortunately burned to the ground in1992. Not to long after Sally’s II opened a few doors down. Courtesy of indiaglamstar, Thank you.

  Paris Dupree Ball 1991 – High Fashion Labels, Courtesy of surrealimage. Thank you

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