Martin Luther King and other Civil Rights Movement leaders once spoke there.
Relationship with Columbia
Riverside and Columbia share an amiable working relationship. It used to be the site of SIPA's graduation ceremonies. In 2017, the Columbia Spectator moved from its former office at 112th and Broadway, and is now headquartered in some of the church's office space.
- Riverside Church Photograph
- Riverside Takes On the Task of Rebuilding a Church (new york times article)