Named for its position alongside the Santa Ana River, the City of Riverside, California is a great place to buy a home in the Inland Empire. Riverside serves as the county seat of the county by the same name. It is the most populous city in the county and the Inland Empire, in addition to being the twelfth most populous city in the state and fifty-ninth most populous in the nation. Situated around fifty-five miles east of Downtown Los Angeles, Riverside is home to around 310,000 residents, the University of California, Riverside, and the Riverside National Cemetary. The city was founded in the early 1870s and was the birthplace of the state’s citrus industry and the home of the nation’s largest Mission Revival Style building and the Mission Inn. Today the city encompasses the California Museum of Photography, Fox Performing Arts Center, the California Citrus State Historic Park, the Riverside Metropolitan Museum, and a multitude of truly remarkable neighborhoods and subdivisions from which homebuyers can choose.
Sometimes considered a second downtown, the neighborhood known as Magnolia Center serves as an essential commercial hub of the city. Magnolia Center is bounded by Jurupa and Dewey Avenues on the north, by Riverside (91) Freeway on the south and east, and by Madison and Streeter Avenues on the west. Most of the neighborhood is situated on flat land, however at the northeastern boundary, there is an elevated residential area called Pachappa Hill. Magnolia Center was founded in 1883 and has a rich history. It was developed with single-family homes interspersed with orange groves and family farms. Many of the city’s major thoroughfares converged at Magnolia Center which is why it became the natural hub of commercial activities. Today the neighborhood encompasses two noteworthy shopping destinations, Brockton Arcade and Riverside Plaza, both which provide Riverside residents with excellent shopping and dining options.
Speaking of options, Magnolia Center real estate has diverse offerings in a broad price range. Homebuyers wanting to live in proximity to entertainment, shopping, dining, and employment opportunities should consider the homes for sale in Magnolia Center. Magnolia Center properties include apartments, condos, and single family homes of various architectural styles and sizes. If you would like to learn more about available homes in the Magnolia Center neighborhood of Riverside, California, please allow us to assist you and contact us today.
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