NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Generous donations helped save the historic Stonewall Inn.

The landmark was forced to close during the coronavirus pandemic and fell behind on rent.

READ MORE: New York State Hospital Workers Must Get Vaccinated, No Testing Option, Cuomo Says; State Reviewing New CDC Mask Guidance

Now, it will live on thanks in part to a $250,000 donation from the Gill Foundation and more than $300,000 raised through a GoFundMe campaign.

READ MORE: Town Of Hempstead Beaches Suspend Swimming After More Shark Sightings Off Long Island

MORE: Pride Parade In NYC Canceled Due To Pandemic; Virtual Celebrations, March Held Instead

The Greenwich Village institution sits on the site of the 1969 Stonewall Riots.

MORE NEWS: Exclusive: Family Calls For Stiffer Penalties For Illegal Dirt Bike Riders As 4-Year-Old Boy Recovers From Critical Injuries

It was designated the country’s first historic LGBTQ landmark in 2016.