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Chandler's Wharf owners ask for permission to demolish

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Chandler's Wharf is a staple of downtown Wilmington's historic water front, but for how much longer? Owners have asked for permission from the city's Historic Preservation Commission to demolish the main building. The owner's real estate agent says the land value is greater than the improvements on the property. Right now, the building is home to many shops and businesses. Justine Ferreri owns an art studio and gallery in Chanlder's Wharf. For her, the space is inspiring. "You can watch the water; little children come in and get so excited. Absolutely, it's a great location. I think it has good energy, and everybody who has a shop here just loves it," said Ferreri. The building where Chandler's Wharf is now, used to be the Calder-Thorpe Warehouse, built back in 1884. The family who owns Chandler's Wharf also owns the Cotton Exchange on Front Street.

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Old Wilmington

The history of wilmington is diapering slowly.The once was a town that was looked at for the beauty of untouched history is disapering building by building and replaced with condos with very little parking for the ocupats that buy them neverless the visitors who visit our beautiful town.We keep alowing the builders realestate agents and who ever else wants to put their dirty hands in the ruins of our beautiful town. have lived inthe area all my life son of a true wimatonian that my father has lived in for 63 years Please keep our town Historic their are pleanty of condos and sky scrapers in other towns dont chang ours