Welcome to Whiteway Corner

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 Whiteway Corner has been located on the southwest corner of Park & King since 1927.Strategically placed in the middle of Riverside, it has been a mecca for retail stores and professional offices down through the years..  Today Whiteway Corner continues in that tradition with renovated offices and three of the finest restaurants in the historic district.

 
 
 
     Cool Moose Cafe            Primi Piatti Italian            Sumo Sushi Japanese

 

"FUN STUFF" out of the history of Riverside Avondale:

 
 Old Class Photos: On this page are posted old classroom photos from the schools in Riverside Avondale Historic District.  Please send a jpg file to us of any old class photos you might have and list all of the childrens' names you remember.  And let us know of any names that we don't know on the photos already posted.  Now that is fun!
 
 Historic Postcards: On this page there are tons of old handcolored postcards of Jacksonville and of Riverside Avondale.  There are many of Riverside Park.  See how beautiful it was at the turn of the 20th century.  And you can read the notes the senders wrote to their loved ones.
 

 H. Paul Womack Photos: Photographer H. Paul Womack was commissioned by Whiteway Realty to use his creative eye and shoot whatever interested him in Riverside Avondale Historic District.  The result of this can be seen on our website.  A printed photography book is in the works.

 


 The Video Series
Whiteway Corner is developing several video series that highlight various aspects of the unique nature of Riverside Avondale Historic District, examining the history, the beauty and the current events of RAHD.
 

 The Roving Reporter: We take our video camera and our reporter Roy Reeves out into the district finding stories of interest that are part of and unique to Riverside Avondale.  Click here and see stories of Blackie the Dog, The Waving Couple and the Michael Fisher Florida Map Collection.

 
 The Interview Series: Here there are interviews with long time residents of the Historic District who tell stories of the past and give a personal insight into the history of Riverside Avondale as they experienced it. See the stories of Dr. James Lanier, Frank the Barber, and David Nussbaum.  
 The Homes of Riverside Avondale: Riverside Avondale has a plethora of historically significant homes and architectural styles.  How exciting to see the interior of some of the homes we have admired from the street.  The series starts with Dr. Linda Fisher's home on Hedrick.  
 Gardens of Riverside Avondale: Riverside Avondale has an abundance of well tended and beautiful gardens in parks, churches and private homes.  This series starts with the courtyard garden of Riverside Baptist Church, developed and tended by Jerry Ferguson.  
 The Recital Series: This series focuses on musical events in the Riverside Avondale Historic District or on musicians who live or work in the District.  Included here are videos made from Larry Bryant's Edison Amberol Recordings from the early 1900s.