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Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 11:09pm.READ MORE:
It's a beautiful church with art and architecture reaching back to the 1800s. 5th Avenue Methodist Church welcomes you, and we welcome them in this week's Building History. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 01/17/2013 - 9:47am.READ MORE:
With its soaring, 50-foot cathedral ceilings, original brick and plaster walls and stained glass windows, it is an impressive venue. The Brooklyn Arts Center started as a church in 1888 and is now home to weddings, concerts and much more. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 01/07/2013 - 10:27pm.READ MORE:
It's a landmark down by the dock, with trucks, trains and ships there are plenty of hungry people, at lunch time they head to Winnie’s tavern. This isn't Winnie although a lot of people think she is. Jeannie Johnson has run the tavern for a while. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 8:47pm.READ MORE:
Among his many talents, Chris Wilson is a student of history. His home Tuscany on Fifth avenue is historic and a work of art. Chris and his wife Kathy acquired the home just a few years back and started a major renovation. Full story...
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Fri, 12/07/2012 - 10:21am.READ MORE:
The Hannah Block Historic USO Center at 2nd and Orange streets in Wilmington houses historical artifacts for residents and tourists to explore. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 12/03/2012 - 5:54pm.READ MORE:
You may have been too busy taking care of business to notice, but one building in downtown Wilmington offers art, style and history. You can mail bills and letters anywhere, but where can can you enjoy art with your mail? The downtown Post Office in Wilmington, of course. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 11/13/2012 - 8:16pm.READ MORE:
Have you seen the large home at Second and Dock Streets in Downtown Wilmington? It's the one that sits high on a hill with a great view. That's the City Club, offering private dining and accommodations, and they want you to come in. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 10/31/2012 - 5:02pm.READ MORE:
This Halloween, why not visit a local haunt that people say is haunted. Orton's Pool Room has its own place in national history; one that was almost lost until new owners saved the day. Full story...
At 10 thousand square feet, with 22 rooms, the Bellamy lives up to it's mansion billing. The grand home built in the mid-1800's tells a story with a few surprises. WWAY's Chris Phillips learns more as he explores building history in downtown Wilmington.
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 08/01/2012 - 4:51pm.READ MORE:
Built in 1875 and '76, the Wilmington's Temple of Israel is the oldest temple in North Carolina and home to the state's oldest Jewish congregation. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 07/05/2012 - 9:16pm.READ MORE:
At one point, it was the tallest building along the Cape Fear River and was considered a symbol of class. Recently, our Chris Phillips took a look inside the Murchison Building, which is featured this week in Building history, downtown Wilmington. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 06/22/2012 - 9:46pm.READ MORE:
We start a new franchise, Building history, Downtown Wilmington. Our Chris Phillips will showcase local homes and Businesses and share their stories with you. Full story...