The family-owned & operated Riverside Hotel has served as accommodations for Sunny Boy Williamson II, Ike Turner, Robert Nighthawk, Howlin' Wolf, Duke Ellington, and Muddy Waters. The original structure served as the G.T. Thomas Afro-American Hospital. It was transformed into a hotel, extending the building to include 20 guest rooms among two floors, in 1943. A guided tour is offered to guests.