Film director, comedian, and author Woody Allen (b. 1935).
Abolitionist Henry Ward Beecher (1813–1887).
Poet William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878).
Statesman Aaron Burr (1756–1836).
Industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie (1835–1919).
Composer George M. Cohan (1878–1942).
Former New York state governor Mario Cuomo (b. 1932).
Former New York City mayor David N. Dinkins (b. 1927).
African-American activist Marcus Garvey (1887–1940).
"Beat" poet Allen Ginsberg (1926–1997).
Journalist Horace Greeley (1811–72).
Writer and editor Pete Hamill (b. 1935).
Statesman Alexander Hamilton (1755–1804).
Artist Keith Haring (1938–90).
Author Washington Irving (1783–1859).
Architect Philip Johnson (b. 1906).
Former mayor Ed Koch (b. 1924).
Former mayor Fiorello LaGuardia (1882–1947).
Novelist Norman Mailer (b. 1923).
Industrialist and financier J. Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913).
City planner Robert Moses (1889–1981).
Landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead (1822–1903).
First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (1929–94).
Playwright Eugene O'Neill (1888–1953).
Humorist Dorothy Parker (1893–1967).
Photojournalist Jacob Riis (1849–1914).
Oil magnate John D. Rockefeller (1839–1937).
New York governor Nelson Rockefeller (1908–79).
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld (b. 1954).
Playwright Neil Simon (b. 1927).
Baseball entrepreneur George Steinbrenner (b. 1930).
Real estate developer Donald Trump (b. 1946).
Railroad magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794–1877).
Pop artist Andy Warhol (1926–1987).