Ten fun facts about Riverside

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Fact 1
Riverside is located in the southeast part of California, an area known as the inland empire.

Fact 2
Riverside is known as being one of the cities in the “smog belt” because of its unusually high pollution rates.

Fact 3
This historic Mission Inn, which is considered the largest building from the mission revival style of architecture is located in the city ofRiverside.


Fact 4
The first showing of “Gone with the Wind” was at the Riverside Fox Theater in 1939.

Fact 5
The city is home to the World’s Largest Paper Cup which is really a giant concrete Dixie Cup. Located on Iowa street, the Dixie Cup stands more than 3 stories in height and is a huge attraction with visitors to the city.

Fact 6
Riverside has a thriving arts scene. It is home to fifteen museums, all of which are very well maintained. The city also regularly hosts several festivals and events.

Fact 7
The city is considered to be the birthplace of the California citrus industry. The first naval orange that was grown in the US was in Riverside.

Fact 8
Since Riverside is close to Los Angeles, it is very often chosen as a preferred location by filmmakers looking for a different scene for filming movies.

Fact 9
Fairmount Park, a widespread urban oasis sits at the entrance to the city.

Fact 10
Riverside is one of those few cities that still has a drive-in theater.


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