Riverside Historic District is a national historic district in New Bern comprised of 101 contributing buildings and 4 contributing sites developed as suburban residential neighborhood between 1894 and 1921. The district is characterized by dwellings in the Classical Revival, Queen Anne and Bungalow/American Craftsman styles. Notable non-residential buildings include the Riverside Graded School, Riverside United Methodist Church, S. B. Parker Company Building, Sadler's store, and Hawkins Grocery Store.
Through the efforts of the Preservation Foundation, many of the notable turn-of-the-century homes in the Riverside area have been lovingly restored. Highlighted by a mix of architectural styles, including stately Victorian homes, spacious bungalows and waterfront ranch homes, Riverside has been recognized as a Historic Neighborhood on the National Register. Located just a few blocks from downtown New Bern, Riverside offers waterfront properties with great views of the Neuse River.