Riverside HUNI Tours

Neighborhood info

This tour visits Riverside, located on Indianapolis' northwest side.

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Tour Access & Amenities

The Riverside neighborhood is West of downtown and just West of I 65 between 10th Street and 30th Street. This is a driving tour, but feel free to park and enjoy the different stops or bike the same path!  If you are biking the tour, the Riverside Family Center is the best place to park.


Downtown Indianapolis provides a wide range of dining.


GetGas, 3355 W 16th St


Tour Start & Sights

  1. Riverside Family Center
    2420 E. Riverside Drive 
  2. White River Greenway
    White River Wapahani Trail
  3. Segregated Bathing Beaches
  4. Bush Stadium Lofts
    1510 Stadium Way
    These apartments are a great example of adaptive reuse. Originally the Bush Stadium was home to the Indianapolis Indians from 1931 to 1996. 
  5. Riverside Pumping Station.
    The construction of this station was completed in 1900 and overseen by the first president of the Indianapolis Water Company Thomas Armstrong Morris.
  6. Moller Farmhouse
    1852 Koehne St.
    Circa 1880s I-House with Addition 
  7. Taggart Memorial
    1856 Burdsal Pkwy.
    Built in 1931, this memorial honors Thomas Taggart, mayor of Indianapolis from 1895 to 1901.
  8. Burdsal Parkway.
    This mile-long parkway was designed to connect Fall Creek Boulevard and Parkway in the east with Riverside Park and White River Parkway in the west. 
  9. Karen Lalioff Home
    2459 East Riverside Dr.
    x. 1912 American Foursquare Arts & Crafts 
  10. Long's Donuts.
    The original 1950’s Long’s location was in the heart of Riverside.
  11. Platting of Riverside Neighborhood
    Intersection of Roache and Koehne Streets – 1902
  12. Riverside Dance Pavilion
    Corner of Roache and Riverside Parkway 
  13. August Wacker Home
    2663 East Riverside Drive 1899
  14. Riverside Train Pavilion and Canal Tow Path. 
    Old Train Car Pavilion Once a popular stop on the train car’s route. 
  15. Former Site of the Riverside Amusement Park
    built in 1910.
  16. Riverside High School/Heslar Naval Armory
    3010 N White River Parkway East Dr.
    1936 Art Moderne 
  17. 30th Street Bridge.
    This bridge replaced a much narrower bridge after two 1904 floods washed away most of the old and unstable bridges spanning the White River.