Can Riverside’s Harada House, a civil rights landmark, be saved?

Can Riverside’s Harada House, a civil rights landmark, be saved?   By Alicia Robinson | arobinson@scng.com | The Press-Enterprise PUBLISHED: May 6, 2017 at 6:00 am | UPDATED: May 7, 2017 at 11:35 am The Japanese-American Harada family fought hard to keep their home. First, white neighbors pressured them to move from the downtown Riverside … Continue reading Can Riverside’s Harada House, a civil rights landmark, be saved?

Riverside’s historic Korea Town recognized

  Riverside's historic Korea Town recognized A plaque was placed Thursday at the former Pachappa Camp. The site of Riverside's historic Korea Town was formally recognized Thursday, March 23, when officials installed a plaque marking it as a point of cultural interest. The spot on Howard Avenue at Cottage Street was part of the former … Continue reading Riverside’s historic Korea Town recognized

New Children’s Book About Riverside is in High Demand

  New Children’s Book About Riverside is in High Demand By Staff - February 10, 2017   The book takes children through a series of Riverside landmarks including the Mission Inn, Mt. Rubidoux, Fairmont park and others Riverside, CA – Riverside husband-and-wife team Mark and Giselle Cloud recently paired up with illustrator Jessica Provencher to … Continue reading New Children’s Book About Riverside is in High Demand

Where are Riverside’s landmarks? New book unveils the answer

Where are Riverside's landmarks? New book unveils the answer Riverside’s historic spots are featured in a new book produced by the city. Erin Gettis, Riverside's historic preservation officer, stands in front of old Santa Fe Depot, a city landmark featured in a new coffee table book. KURT MILLER, THE PRESS-ENTERPRISE, SCNG When most people think … Continue reading Where are Riverside’s landmarks? New book unveils the answer

Home Improvements Grants for Historic Properties

RIVERSIDE: Grants offered for historic properties Applications are due Friday to the Historic Preservation Fund, which may award qualifying property owners up to $25,000 each. From PE.com 8/25/15 Owners of historic homes in Riverside may be eligible for city grants of up to $25,000 to fix up their properties. The city’s Historic Preservation Fund provides … Continue reading Home Improvements Grants for Historic Properties

Riverside Historic Homes

From Press-Enterprise 9/28/14 RIVERSIDE: Six bids received for two Victorian homes City will choose from among six proposals to renovate the 1890s McIntyre and Sweatt houses   Riverside Deputy Development Director Emilio Ramirez stands near two historic Victorian houses that the city is selling. A flurry of interest in two Victorian homes near downtown Riverside, … Continue reading Riverside Historic Homes