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By Georgia Gordon Sercl

The local of Arlington, situated approximately 5 miles southwest of downtown Riverside, used to be first settled within the 1870s and was once later built as a city website in 1877 through philanthropist Samuel C. Evans and William Sayward. Citrus groves flourished within the quarter, supplying the neighborhood with a newfound wealth. huge and gracious houses have been outfitted on large streets coated with appealing color timber. Arlington's advertisement district at Van Buren street and Magnolia road multiplied to incorporate a financial institution, chamber of trade, newspaper, shop, church, boardinghouse, and put up workplace with its personal Arlington postmark, in use for the reason that 1888. within the early 1900s, an electrical railway was once outfitted down the heart of Magnolia street finishing at appealing Chemewa Park with its huge timber, dance pavilion, zoo, and polo box. this present day Arlington keeps a lot of its local feeling whereas present process a large-scale redevelopment venture for a destiny retail and advertisement district.

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