One of Jacksonville’s most stylish neighborhoods, historic Riverside is sought after as a place to live, work and play. Flanked by the St. Johns River, the vibrant community lies between downtown and sister community Avondale. Riverside is considered one of the city’s best walking areas and includes shops, restaurants, businesses and churches within walking distance of surrounding residential streets. Riverside homes are known for their diverse architecture and attention to historic preservation. In fact, many homes are included in the National Register of Historic Places. Residents also love the area’s parks, museums and close proximity to other parts of the city.