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RIVERSIDE PRESERVATION AREA


Originally established in local code in 1962 and amended numerous times, the Original Evansville Preservation Area, now know as the Riverside Preservation Area, is comprised of 238 (two-hundred and thirty eight) properties.

Various architectural styles can be found in this area including Queen Anne, Italianate, Colonial Revival, Neoclassical, Arts & Crafts, Prairie, and Art Deco.  Unique commissions by the architectural firms of Frank Schlotter, Anderson & Veatch, Harris & Shopbell, Shopbell & Co., F. Manson Gilbert, Henry Mursinna, The Reid Brothers, Josse Vrydagh, and Harry Boyle make up this noteworthy area. In addition to being locally designated, this area is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

For property owners, please note that the Historic Preservation Commission considers applications for Certificates of Appropriateness for 1.) the demolition of any building, 2.) the moving of any building, 3.) conspicuous change in the exterior appearance of historic buildings by additions, reconstruction, alteration, or maintenance involving exterior color change, 4.) any new construction of a principal building or accessory building or structure subject to view from a public way, 5.) change in walls and fences or the construction of walls and fences along public way, 6.) conspicuous change in the exterior appearance of non-historic buildings subject to view from a public way by additions, reconstruction, alteration, or maintenance involving exterior color change.


LINCOLNSHIRE HISTORIC DISTRICT


Established by Ordinance G-1999-11 and  amended by Ordinance G-2000-24, the district is comprised of 90 (ninety) properties.

Various architectural styles can be found in Lincolnshire Historic District including Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival, English Cottage, and French Eclectic. Commissions by the architectural firms of Joseph Llewellyn, Anderson & Veatch, Thole & Legeman, and Frank Schlotter are found  throughout this noteworthy area. In addition to being locally designated, this area is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

For property owners, please note that the Historic Preservation Commission considers applications for Certificates of Appropriateness 1.) the demolition of any building, 2.) the moving of any building, and 3.) any new construction of a principal building or accessory building or structure subject to view from a public way. 


To see the BOUNDARY MAPS for Evansville's two local historic districts, click on the links below:

RIVERSIDE PRESERVATION AREA

LINCOLNSHIRE HISTORIC DISTRICT