Riverside is a neighborhood within Baltimore, Maryland.
Riverside is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the ambience of this neighborhood. Riverside is good for those who need quiet surroundings, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Green spaces, like Riverside Park, are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy, which makes it easy to get to them. Finally, finding things to do is very easy in this part of Baltimore. Despite the fact that a narrow selection of entertainment venues can be found nearby, there are a large number of people around most of the time, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the area.
Most of the housing growth in Riverside took place prior to the 1960s. The predominance of townhouses in the housing stock of this neighborhood is an important part of its character. Home owners occupy around 70% of the units in the neighborhood while the remainder are rented. This part of Baltimore is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes.
It is especially convenient to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from any location in this area. Moreover, those who are fond of eating out won't have to walk far in Riverside, where about 30 restaurants and a few coffee shops can be found, for instance along Fort Avenue. It is also a rather short distance to a decent choice of clothing stores. Regarding education, it is a very short walk to reach primary as well as high schools from most houses for sale in this neighborhood.
Riverside will draw home buyers that value a variety of means of transportation. Thanks to a few nearby bus lines, this area is a fairly pleasant part of Baltimore for traveling by public transit. Walking is also very convenient for home buyers in Riverside; many daily needs are very easy to carry out without needing to use a vehicle, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Biking is convenient in Riverside since the cycling network is excellent.