Riverside Historic District (Evansville, Indiana)

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Riverside Historic District
Riverside Historic District in Evansville.jpg
First Street in the district
Location Roughly bounded by Southlane Dr., Walnut, 3rd., and Parrett Sts., Evansville, Indiana
Area 102 acres (41 ha)
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Mixed (more Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP November 14, 1978

The Riverside Historic District is a U.S. historic district located in downtown Evansville, Indiana. It was added to the register in 1978 and roughly bounded by Southlane Drive, Walnut, Third, and Parrett Streets. It consists of 1,010 acres (4.1 km2) and 425 buildings. It is also known as the Riverside Neighborhood.[2]

Located in the heart of the historic district is the Reitz Home Museum. It was built in 1871 and is noted as one of the finest examples of French Second Empire architecture in the United States.[3]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Indiana - Vanderburgh County - Historic Districts". National Register of Historic Places. Retrieved 2007-05-14. 
  3. ^ "Reitz Home Museum". The Reitz Home Preservation Society. Retrieved 2007-05-18.