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Garvinwood is a neighborhood located east of Downtown Evansville in zip code 47711. Its boundaries are Oak Hill Street on the north, North Rotherwood Avenue on the east, Route 66/East Lloyd Expessway on the south, and US-41 on the west.
Gavinwood homes were mostly built in the 1920s and 1930s, so the trees are mature and provide shady spots as one walks on the neighborhood sidewalks. If not walking in the neighborhood, Oak Hill Cemetery is on the north side of the Gavinwood. This cemetery is also an arboretum and includes a hill and flatland, a lake and ponds, and one-lane drives, thus providing a pleasant place to walk.
Parks in the area include Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve to the east, which features an interpretive center, gift shop, nearly six miles of walking trails, and 200 acres of forest. Angel Mounds State Historic Site is southeast of Lincoln/Bellemeade on the Ohio River and is considered one of the best preserved prehistoric Native American sites in the United States. To the northwest is the Happy Landings Ramp Park, 805 E. Louisiana Street, an indoor park for bikers and skaters.
Nearby shopping includes Weinbach Shopping Center, 1 North Weinbach Avenue, which includes Wesselman’s Supermarket and Eastland Mall to the northeast.
Important buildings in Downtown Evansville include the Victory Theatre, Children’s Museum of Evansville, the Evansville Museum, and the Evansville Civic Center.
Other notable sites near Gavinwood are Skylane Airport to the northwest, Deaconess Hospital to the west, St. Mary’s Medical Center to the southeast, Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden to the west, and the Downtown Waterfront Entertainment District, which includes Casino Aztar, 421 NW Riverside Drive, restaurants, and bars.
The nearest schools are Howard Roosa Elementary and Junior High and Memorial High.