Gay Street in Greenwich Village. At the end of this tiny street in the St Christopher, 15, was until early 2009 the famous Oscar Wilde Bookshop bookstore specializing in gay themed on the world and served as a reference and resistance to the homosexual movement for many years, although Gay Street itself and attracts many curious only to photograph the sign, even sell postcards and pictures of the sign. The Oscar Wilde Bookshop ("Oscar Wilde Bookshop) was the first bookstore devoted solely to LGBT authors and open after World War II. [1] The library was founded by Craig Rodwell in 1967 under the name Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookstore (" Bookstore Oscar Wilde Memorial). The library was located on Christopher Street in Greenwich Village in New York City, USA. The name was chosen in honor of gay author Oscar Wilde.