Friday, November 21, 2014

Hauser Jr. High School - Before it was called Hauser

A lost photo of Hauser Jr. High in the early 1900's when it was first built, and simply called Riverside Grammar School. 


Thursday, November 13, 2014

Redevelopment Plans for Riverside, Illinois' Central Business District

Downtown Riverside is getting an extreme makeover, and here are the renderings for what Burlington Road and Longcommon will look like this time next year.  The start date for construction is  Aug. 1 with a projected completion date of Nov. 20, 2015.
















Sunday, November 9, 2014

November in Riverside, Illinois

Easing our way into winter during November in Riverside!  

Welcome to Riverside!

Riverside Presbyterian Church

Swan Pond

Guthrie Park

The historic Train Station, Water Tower and Arcade Building


The Big Ball Park

Riverside's Water Tower

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Inside Riverside, Illinois' Train Station in 1911

Wonderful photos provided by Laurel Gaston Pincus of her Grandfather in Riverside's train station in 1911.




Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Riverside, Illinois Town Hall in 1911

A great treasure of a photograph courtesy of Laurel Gaston Pincus of Riverside Town Hall.  


Monday, November 3, 2014

Blythe Park Days

Did you go to Blythe Park in Riverside, Illinois?  Here are some photos of the Kindergarten area from the fall of 2014!  Bring back fond memories of nap time?




Riverside's Historic Train Crash in 1911

Never seen photos courtesy of Laurel Gaston Pincus!  Anyone know the story of how this happened?





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