Victoria, originally part of the Arlington Heights subdivision, is ann old and historic neighborhood and was partly developed by Matthew Gage.n The streets flow with the land, following the natural contours, and nthe varying house elevations make for an ever-changing urban nenvironment. Victoria has been a part of Riverside since its nfoundation. Only the eastern-most portion was added later in two nseparate annexations in 1960 and 1961. nttttt
This area is split fairly evenly between low-density and nmedium-density housing and this neighborhood has the fourth highest homen ownership rate in the city. The western edge of the neighborhood nsupports a mixture of commercial and office uses, along with the nOlivewood Cemetery. Victoria is also home to the California School for nthe Deaf, a premier provider of special education services.