Riverside Historic District (NRIS 78000059)

Address: Roughly bounded by Southlane Dr., Walnut, 3rd., and Parrett Sts., Evansville, Indiana. County/parish: Vanderburgh.

425 contributing buildings.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places November 14, 1978.

Also known as:

  • PH0024040
  • The Riverside Neighborhood

From Wikipedia:

Riverside Historic District (Evansville, Indiana)
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.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. Other notable buildings are in the Italianate, Colonial Revival, and Renaissance Revival styles and include the Viele-Koch House (1856, c. 1872-1873), John Morford Stockwell House, Garvin House (c. 1860), St. Paul's Episcopal Church (1886), Nisbet House (1878), Sonntag-Bayard House (1863), Bosse House (1916), Duke House (1892), First Presbyterian Church (1873), Zurstadt House (c. 1853).It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. (read more...)
St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Evansville, Indiana)
St. Paul's Episcopal Church is a church located in Evansville, Indiana and is a parish within the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis. St. Paul's Episcopal parish was formally organized in 1836 after a missionary visit from Bishop Jackson Kemper. The present-day church building was erected in 1886 on the corner of 1st and Chestnut St. in downtown Evansville to replace the parish's first church built on the same site. Designed by architects James W. Reid & Merritt J. Reid, the English Gothic Revival-style structure was constructed with Bedford limestone and trimmed with Green River limestone. St. Paul's is known for being the home parish of various prominent figures in Evansville's history. It is also known for its community service, including a weekend soup kitchen through Sr. Joanna's Table. St. Paul's Episcopal Church was added to the National Register of Historic Places on July 17, 1978 as part of the larger Riverside Historic District in downtown Evansville. (read more...)


  • Multiple

Architectural styles:

  • Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/78000059