Riverside Heights Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Riverside Heights neighborhood is in close proximity to Interstate 275 providing quick and convenient access to Interstate 4, Ybor City, Channelside, and downtown Tampa.
The residential neighborhood provides several locations ideal for youth and children. Located near Riverside Heights are the Oakdale playground, Plymouth Playground, Riverside Park and Robles Park, Cyrus Greene Park Pool, Boys and Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay, and Salesian Youth Center.
The Riverside Heights neighborhood is approximately a 20-minute drive to one of Tampa’s most popular attractions, Lowry Park Zoo, located on Sligh Avenue and North Boulevard adjacent to the Hillsborough River.
Going west on Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard leads residents to Raymond James Stadium, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers training facility, and the George Steinbrenner baseball field. Across from the stadium, Al Lopez Park features two walking trails, children’s playground, fishing pier, picnic tables, shelters and grills, and a community center.
The educational needs of the community are addressed by several schools. Riverside Academy, Sacred Heart Academy, Graham Elementary School, Lee Elementary, Independent Community School, Tampa Catholic High School, and Hillsborough High School are in the surrounding area of Riverside Heights.
Churches in the neighborhood and surrounding area are Tampa Primitive Baptist Church, Smyrna Baptist Church, Abundant Life Assembly of God Church, and King Boulevard Baptist Church.
Two areas of interest near the neighborhood are the Showmen’s Rest Cemetery dating back to 1877 and Woodlawn Cemetery dating back to1895.
Medical facilities near the Riverside Heights area include Kindred Hospital-Central Tampa, St Joseph’s Hospital, St Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, and St Joseph’s Women’s Hospital.
Located in zip code 33603, the Riverside Heights neighborhood is bordered by North Boulevard to the east, North Riverside Drive and North Perry Avenue to the west, West Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard to the north and West Columbus Drive to the south.