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Riverside/Avondale/Ortega Real Estate

Welcome to the

Riverside Avondale Community

& Ortega Community



The Riverside Avondale Community

Riverside is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Jacksonville FL. It’s listed under the National Registry of Historic Places and was voted as one of the country’s top 10 Great Neighborhoods. Riverside and Avondale have a unique charm, their communities are full of history, rich culture, diverse dining, antique shopping, boutiques, and a splash of modern design throughout. This part of town is known to be cool and has a young population. The feel of the community is urban living, keeping it local. Visit the world-class Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens and discover all that Riverside Avondale has to offer by visiting the Riverside Avondale Preservation website.

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Riverside has something called, 5 Points, it’s considered Jacksonville’s arts and commerce district. Built in the 1930s as Jacksonville’s first shopping area outside of Downtown, the trendy 5 Points continues to grow. It has a diverse mix of restaurants, bars, boutiques and vintage, antiques, and collectibles. Some spots to check out include:

  • Adams Park
  • Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
  • Go Tuk’n (Tours and Transportation)
  • Riverside Arts Market (RAM)
  • Peterbrooke Chocolatier – Avondale

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Some of the city’s best restaurants located in the eclectic 5 Points District, on King Street, and in the Shops of Avondale include:

  • Black Sheep
  • Hawkers
  • Corner Taco
  • Bread & Board
  • Hoptinger
  • 13 Gypsies
  • Carmines Pie House
  • The Brick
  • Pinegrove Market & Deli
  • Orsay
  • Biscottis
  • The Fox

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Ortega Community

The Ortega neighborhood got its start in the early 1900s when J. Pierpont Morgan completed the wooden bridge connecting Ortega to modern-day Avondale. Ortega is located south of downtown Jacksonville on a peninsula off the western bank of the St. Johns River. It is in Duval County and is considered one of the best places to live in Florida. Ortega has many historic homes and buildings still standing today.

Living in Ortega offers residents an urban feel scattered throughout the city and most residents are homeowners. The community is known to have many families and retirees living there and the community tends to lean conservative.

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Some of the best activities to do in Ortega include:

  • Five Points
  • Sun-Ray Cinema
  • Cummer Museum of Arts and Gardens
  • Batt Family Fun Center
  • King Street District

Some local parks include:

  • Stockton Park
  • Seminole Park
  • Yerkes Park
  • Columbus Park

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Some of the best restaurants that you can find in Ortega includes:

  • Bodrum Mediterranean Kitchen
  • Simply Sara’s
  • Huey’s Nashville Hot Chicken
  • Hightide Burrito and Bar
  • Shut Em Down Authentic Southern Restaurant

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