Riverside, CA Photos

The town of Riverside, CA is noted for its coherent Spanish Colonial Revival architecture originally inspired by the famous Mission Inn hotel. Riverside's modern architecture mostly complements the tradition.

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Mission Inn. Riverside, CA.Riverside Mission Inn Ave. streetscape. Riverside, CA.Riverside Mission Inn Ave. streetscape from Fox Theater to Loring Building. Riverside, CA.Riverside Fox Theater. Riverside, CA.
Mission Inn. Riverside, CA. Riverside Mission Inn Ave. streetscape. Riverside, CA.Riverside Mission Inn Ave. streetscape from Fox Theater to Loring Building. Riverside, CA.Riverside Fox Theater (aka Fox Performing Arts Center) (1928) (763 Mission Inn at Market). Riverside, CA. Style: Spanish Colonial Revival. Architect: Clifford Balch + Floyd E. Stanberry.
Octagonal tower of Riverside Fox Theater with neon signs. Riverside, CA.Loring Building was former city hall. Riverside, CA.Loring Building originally Richardsonian Romanesque was remodeled to Spanish Colonial Revival. Riverside, CA.Original Richardsonian Romanesque doorway of Loring Building. Riverside, CA.
Octagonal tower of Riverside Fox Theater with neon signs. Riverside, CA.Loring Building (1890) (3685 Main St.) was former city hall. Riverside, CA. Style: Richardsonian Romanesque. Architect: A.C. Willard.Loring Building (1890) originally Richardsonian Romanesque was remodeled to Spanish Colonial Revival (1918). Riverside, CA.Original Richardsonian Romanesque doorway of Loring Building (1890). Riverside, CA.
Spanish Revival style restaurant. Riverside, CA.Eliza Tibbets Statue by Guy A. commemorates founder of navel orange industry, on Main Street mall beside Mission Inn. Riverside, CA.Mahatma Gandhi Monument by Madan & Aruna Garge of India on Main St. Mall. Riverside, CA.Detail of Mahatma Gandhi Monument by Madan & Aruna Garge of India on Main St. Mall. Riverside, CA.
Spanish Revival style restaurant (3663 Main St.). Riverside, CA.Eliza Tibbets Statue (2011) by Guy A. commemorates founder of navel orange industry, on Main Street mall beside Mission Inn. Riverside, CA.Mahatma Gandhi Monument by Madan & Aruna Garge of India on Main St. Mall. Riverside, CA.Detail of Mahatma Gandhi Monument by Madan & Aruna Garge of India on Main St. Mall. Riverside, CA.
Martin Luther King Monument on Main St. Mall. Riverside, CA.Cesar E. Chavez Memorial by Ignacio Gomez on Main St. Mall. Riverside, CA.Cesar E. Chavez Memorial by Ignacio Gomez on Main St. Mall. Riverside, CA.Detail of fruit pickers on Cesar E. Chavez Memorial by Ignacio Gomez on Main St. Mall. Riverside, CA.
Martin Luther King Monument on Main St. Mall. Riverside, CA.Cesar E. Chavez Memorial (2013) by Ignacio Gomez on Main St. Mall. Riverside, CA.Cesar E. Chavez Memorial (2013) by Ignacio Gomez on Main St. Mall. Riverside, CA.Detail of fruit pickers on Cesar E. Chavez Memorial (2013) by Ignacio Gomez on Main St. Mall. Riverside, CA.
California Museum of Photography & Center of the Arts on Main St. Mall. Riverside, CA.UC Riverside California Museum of Photography. Riverside, CA.Culver Center of the Arts. Riverside, CA.University Ave. streetscape. Riverside, CA.
California Museum of Photography & Center of the Arts on Main St. Mall. Riverside, CA.UC Riverside California Museum of Photography (former Kress department store) (1929) (3824 Main St.). Riverside, CA. Style: Art Deco.Culver Center of the Arts (aka Chapman Building) (c1895) (3834 Main St.). Riverside, CA.University Ave. streetscape. Riverside, CA.
Riverside County Administration Center. Riverside, CA.Old Riverside City Hall. Riverside, CA.Spanish Revival tower of Old Riverside City Hall. Riverside, CA.Spanish Revival tower of Old Riverside City Hall. Riverside, CA.
Riverside County Administration Center (1974) (4080 Lemon St.) (14 floors). Riverside, CA. Architect: Ruhnau Ruhnau Clark.Old Riverside City Hall (1923) (3612 Mission Inn Ave.). Riverside, CA. Style: Spanish Colonial Revival.Spanish Revival tower of Old Riverside City Hall. Riverside, CA.Spanish Revival tower of Old Riverside City Hall. Riverside, CA.
Spanish Revival entrance of Old Riverside City Hall. Riverside, CA.Riverside Museum. Riverside, CA.Virtue drinking fountain with woman feeding bird by J.W. Fiske. Riverside, CA.Cast iron base detail of Virtue drinking fountain with woman feeding bird by J.W. Fiske. Riverside, CA.
Spanish Revival entrance of Old Riverside City Hall. Riverside, CA.Riverside Museum (former post office) (1912) (3580 Mission Inn Ave.). Riverside, CA. Style: Neoclassical & Mission Revival. Architect: James K. Taylor. Virtue drinking fountain with woman feeding bird (c1897) by J.W. Fiske (on Mission Inn Ave.). Riverside, CA.Cast iron base detail of Virtue drinking fountain with woman feeding bird (c1897) by J.W. Fiske. Riverside, CA.
Virtue drinking fountain with woman feeding bird by J.W. Fiske. Riverside, CA.First Congregational Church. Riverside, CA.Bell tower over palms & cypress at First Congregational Church. Riverside, CA.Carillon bells in tower of First Congregational Church. Riverside, CA.
Virtue drinking fountain with woman feeding bird (c1897) by J.W. Fiske (on Mission Inn Ave.). Riverside, CA.First Congregational Church (United Church of Christ) (1914) (3504 Mission Inn Ave). Riverside, CA. Style: Spanish Baroque Churrigueresque. Architect: Myron Hunt.Bell tower over palms & cypress at First Congregational Church. Riverside, CA.Carillon bells in tower of First Congregational Church. Riverside, CA.
Decorated arches of First Congregational Church. Riverside, CA.Riverside Public Library. Riverside, CA.Chinese pagoda in library park. Riverside, CA.Sundial by Imre Kalincsak in library park. Riverside, CA.
Decorated arches of First Congregational Church. Riverside, CA.Riverside Public Library (1965) (3581 Mission Inn Ave). Riverside, CA. Architect: Bolton C. Moise Jr..Chinese pagoda (1987) in library park. Riverside, CA.Sundial (1968) by Imre Kalincsak in library park. Riverside, CA.
Universalist Unitarian Church of Riverside. Riverside, CA.English Gothic square tower of Universalist Unitarian Church of Riverside. Riverside, CA.Riverside Convention & Visitor Center on Main St. Mall. Riverside, CA.Riverside Municipal Auditorium. Riverside, CA.
Universalist Unitarian Church of Riverside (1891) (3525 Mission Inn Ave.). Riverside, CA. Style: English Gothic. Architect: A.C. Willard.English Gothic square tower of Universalist Unitarian Church of Riverside. Riverside, CA.Riverside Convention & Visitor Center on Main St. Mall. Riverside, CA.Riverside Municipal Auditorium (1929) (3485 Mission Inn Ave.). Riverside, CA. Style: Mission Revival. Architect: Arthur S. Benton & G. Stanley Wilson.
Entrance facade of Riverside Municipal Auditorium. Riverside, CA.Riverside Municipal Auditorium & Riverside Art Museum. Riverside, CA.Riverside Art Museum. Riverside, CA.Arcade Building. Riverside, CA.
Entrance facade of Riverside Municipal Auditorium. Riverside, CA.Riverside Municipal Auditorium & Riverside Art Museum. Riverside, CA.Riverside Art Museum (former YWCA) (1929) (3425 Mission Inn Ave.). Riverside, CA. Style: Mediterranean. Architect: Julia Morgan.Arcade Building (former Security Title Insurance & Guaranty Co.) (1928) (3602 University Ave.). Riverside, CA. Style: Spanish Renaissance Revival. Architect: Walker and Eisen.
Former Young Men's Christian Association Building. Riverside, CA.Italian Renaissance balcony on former YMCA Building. Riverside, CA.Italian Renaissance entrance of former YMCA Building. Riverside, CA.Riverside County Court House. Riverside, CA.
Former Young Men's Christian Association Building (YMCA) (1909) (3485 University Ave.). Riverside, CA. Style: Italian Renaissance.Italian Renaissance balcony on former YMCA Building. Riverside, CA.Italian Renaissance entrance of former YMCA Building. Riverside, CA.Riverside County Court House (1903) (4050 Main St.). Riverside, CA. Style: Beaux-Arts. Architect: Franklin P. Burnham.
Tower & symbolic statues on Riverside County Court House. Riverside, CA.Statue of justice atop Riverside County Court House. Riverside, CA.Justice John G. Gabbert Judicial Plaza archway at Riverside County Court House. Riverside, CA.Entrance pillars at Riverside County Court House. Riverside, CA.
Tower & symbolic statues on Riverside County Court House. Riverside, CA.Statue of justice atop Riverside County Court House. Riverside, CA.Justice John G. Gabbert Judicial Plaza archway at Riverside County Court House. Riverside, CA.Entrance pillars at Riverside County Court House. Riverside, CA.
Frieze of arts & industry on Riverside County Court House. Riverside, CA.Facade & lamp standards of Riverside County Court House. Riverside, CA.Riverside City Hall. Riverside, CA.Modern clock tower before Riverside City Hall. Riverside, CA.
Frieze of arts & industry on Riverside County Court House. Riverside, CA.Facade & lamp standards of Riverside County Court House. Riverside, CA.Riverside City Hall (1975) (3900 Main St.). Riverside, CA. Architect: Herman O. Ruhnau.Modern clock tower before Riverside City Hall. Riverside, CA.
Raincross lightstand symbol of Riverside with City Hall. Riverside, CA.Regency Tower houses several County of Riverside departments. Riverside, CA.Superior Court of California Self-Help Center. Riverside, CA.Robert Presley Detention Center. Riverside, CA.
Raincross lightstand symbol of Riverside with City Hall. Riverside, CA.Regency Tower houses several County of Riverside departments (3960 Orange St.). Riverside, CA. Architect: Langdon Wilson.Superior Court of California Self-Help Center (3535 10th St.). Riverside, CA.Robert Presley Detention Center (1989) (4000 Orange St.). Riverside, CA.
Robert Presley Detention Center. Riverside, CA.Security Pacific Plaza / California Tower. Riverside, CA.Security Pacific Plaza / California Tower. Riverside, CA.Security Pacific Plaza / California Tower. Riverside, CA.
Robert Presley Detention Center (1989) (4000 Orange St.). Riverside, CA.Security Pacific Plaza / California Tower (1973) (3737 Main St.). Riverside, CA. Style: International. Architect: Robert O. Clements.Security Pacific Plaza / California Tower. Riverside, CA.Security Pacific Plaza / California Tower. Riverside, CA.
Mission Square / Wells Fargo Bank. Riverside, CA.Riverside Metro Center. Riverside, CA.Sutherland Fruit Company Packinghouse. Riverside, CA.Santa Fe Depot. Riverside, CA.
Mission Square / Wells Fargo Bank (1984) (3750 University Ave.). Riverside, CA.Riverside Metro Center (1990) (3801 University Ave.). Riverside, CA.Sutherland Fruit Company Packinghouse (1912) (3191 Mission Inn Ave.). Riverside, CA. Style: Mission Revival. On National Register.Santa Fe Depot (1924) (North Park). Riverside, CA. Style: Pueblo Revival.
Pueblo Revival details of Santa Fe Depot. Riverside, CA.Union Pacific Depot. Riverside, CA.Mission Revival arcades of Union Pacific Depot (North Park. Riverside, CA.Mission style residences. Riverside, CA.
Pueblo Revival details of Santa Fe Depot (1924) (North Park). Riverside, CA.Union Pacific Depot (1924) (North Park). Riverside, CA. Style: Mission Revival.Mission Revival arcades of Union Pacific Depot (1924) (North Park. Riverside, CA.Mission style residences (3501 Redwood at 5th Aves.). Riverside, CA.
Shingle house with wedgewood type trim. Riverside, CA.Parent Navel Orange Tree these trees from Brazil began California's navel orange industry. Riverside, CA.Heritage House part of Riverside Municipal Museum. Riverside, CA.Shingled dome of Riverside Heritage House. Riverside, CA.
Shingle house with wedgewood type trim (near Redwood at 9th Aves.). Riverside, CA.Parent Navel Orange Tree (1870) (Magnolia at Arlington Aves.) these trees from Brazil began California's navel orange industry. Riverside, CA.Heritage House (1891) (8193 Magnolia Ave.) part of Riverside Municipal Museum. Riverside, CA. Style: Queen Anne.Shingled dome of Riverside Heritage House. Riverside, CA.

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