WHAT IS A HISTORIC DISTRICT?
Have you ever been devastated by a neighbor's decision to paint his house a garish color? Do you hate watching as McMansions dwarf the smaller homes that gave your neighborhood character? If you've ever longed for a law that would protect you from your neighbor's bad taste, then you'll probably be interested in historic districts.
Riverside boasts nine historic districts. They include both residential and commercial properties and represent a variety of architectural styles, historical themes, and development patterns. This link takes you on a tour of those neighborhoods that help define the city’s unique identity.