About Riverside

Known for their emphasis on historical preservation, Riverside and Avondale form a well-regarded community of diverse residents, vibrant architecture, and social establishments. Home to the well-known commercial districts of King Street and Five Points, locals regard this area as one of the most socially diverse in Northeast Florida and frequent the area in the pursuit of social interaction. Historical and cosmopolitan, you will find that Riverside and Avondale are some of the most sought-after communities in the region.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $159,900 to $1,400,000

Closed Prices: $130,000 to $1,475,000

Median Sale Price: $385,500

Average $ per sq ft: $256

Association Fee Ranges: $1280/quarter, $0 to $1099.66/mo, $0 to $484.43

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1901 to 2022

Sq. Ft.: 673 to 6300 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 0 to 8 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 to 4 Bathrooms

Around Riverside

North of College Street tends to be the region with the most affordable housing. A mixture of historical houses, many of these have affordable prices within the range of many budgets. Closer to the river, along the avenues of Riverside and St. Johns, the single-family homes retain their historical character while most have been updated with modern amenities. Living near King Street or Margaret Streets are your best bets if you want to live within walking distance of the bars and restaurants.

Though a small commercial district, Five Point offers a multitude of choices, varying from Asian street fare to pizzerias to Mexican dives. The King Street District, running from north to south, blends a bar atmosphere with a restaurant vibe in addition to the multitude of gastropubs that lines its streets.

Riverside and Avondale have a very expressive residential population, filled with artists and young minds who want to share their latest works. It is home to young families living next to college students. The weekends swell with numerous bar patrons and party-goers looking to experience the diverse and active nightlife.

Head to the King Street District with a group of friends. You can hit one of the whiskey bars, go dancing at one of the clubs, watch a game while sipping a pint of beer, or grab a slice of pizza at one of the locally owned eateries. If you’re looking for a slower pace, head to Memorial Park where you can enjoy a quiet stroll with moonlit views of the St. Johns River.

Grab a hookah from the neighborhood shisha bar, and enjoy the quiet conversation under sunny skies with a good friend. Go to the historic Sun Ray Cinema, a neighborhood staple, that’s home to the nation’s only vegan-friendly cinema, where you can watch the latest flick while sipping on a locally-brewed pint.

Locals Love

  • Walkability
  • The river
  • Several locally owned breweries

Locals Don't Love

  • Small roads
  • Lack of parking
  • Businesses close early on weeknights

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