The Riverside Terrace community has been home to a diverse group of noteworthy New Yorkers here are a few of them: Mayor David Dinkins, Chief Fire Commissioner, Robert Lowery, Jazz Composer & Bassist Ron Carter, Judokan Olympian Eddie Liddie, Dr. Carolyn Brockington, Deputy Police Commissioner Wilhelmina “Billie” Holliday, Documentary Filmaker William Greaves , Educator & Activist Lily Brown, Writer and Activist Lloyd L. Brown, Dr. Adelaide L Sanford, Journalist & Writer Thelma Berlack Boozer, TV Announcer Norma Quarles, Judge Fritz Alexander II, and Architect John L. Wilson Jr.
Former NYC Mayor David Dinkins
David Norman Dinkins is an American politician, lawyer, and author who served as the 106th Mayor of New York City, from 1990 to 1993. He was the first and, to date, the only African American to hold that office.
Dr. Carolyn Brockington
Dr. Carolyn Brockington is a world renowned neurologist who is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area and called River Terrace home.
Jazz Musician Ron Carter
Ronald Levin “Ron” Carter is a prolific jazz double bassist who called River Terrace home. His appearances on 2,221 recording sessions make him the most-recorded jazz bassist in history.
The Cooperative which is supervised by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is governed by an elected 9-member board of directors who formulate policies and are entrusted with and are responsible for the financial well-being of the cooperative.
The day to day operations of the cooperative are managed by an on-site management: