The Neighborhoods of Riverside and Avondale
Situated on the west bank of the mighty St. Johns River, these family friendly communities are listed in the National Registry of Historic Places, and are among Jacksonville’s oldest and most vibrant neighborhoods. Voted as one of the nation’s top 10 Great Neighborhoods, Riverside and Avondale have a unique mix of history, culture, charm, and modern living. Stroll through the historic districts and you will discover unique shopping and dining opportunities perfect for people of all ages.
With easy access to downtown Jacksonville, the neighborhoods of Riverside and Avondale are highlighted by excellent public schools, a family friendly park system and riverfront Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens. Residents also enjoy lazy days on the St. Johns River, weekends at the Riverside Farmers Market and the avant-garde Five Points area with funky coffee shops and outdoor cafés, one-of-a-kind shopping, nightclubs, antique shops, and more. Another popular dining district can be found on King Street, featuring locally owned restaurants, clubs and breweries, all of which attract hundreds of local patrons daily.
The Rich History of Riverside and Avondale:
Riverside was first settled in the late 1700’s by farmers and plantation owners, lumbermen, ship builders and river captains. Its greatest growth occurred between the Great Fire of 1901 and the 1920s Florida land boom. Today, Riverside and Avondale are notable for their particularly diverse architecture and their emphasis on planning and historic preservation, which has made them one of Florida’s most architecturally varied neighborhood.
Riverside and Avondale Homes:
With homes in every price range, Green Palm Realty offers a wide variety of homes including magnificent riverfront luxury homes, single family homes, vacation homes and condominiums.
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