The Life Arts Center
“Established in 1909”
Evoking an early Italian renaissance palazzo, this building was designed by famed architect Arthur Benton. It housed the local Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) until 1968. Mr. Benton was the architect on the earliest portions of the mission inn. Attracting people for its participation in Riverside’s Arts Walk (Every first Thursday of the month) Photographers, painters, musicians and artists of all kind flock to it for its rich and historic architecture.