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Historic District

Human remains found at historical site

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videoDuring recent construction at a historical county building in the 300 block of Chestnut Street, crews uncovered some intact human skeletal remains. Full story...
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5K Run for Preservation

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videoHundreds of runners crowded the streets of Downtown Wilmington Thursday night for the 5K run for Preservation. Full story...
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Preserving historic downtown could become more costly

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The old world charm of downtown brings people from across the country to the Port City. With $1.6 billion in investments on the line, the expiration of the historic preservation tax credit could slow that down. Full story...
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Fire destroys historic downtown home

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One woman was hospitalized after her downtown home was destroyed by a fire Saturday morning. The historic Allen-Woodward house was engulfed in flames when the Wilmington Fire Department arrived just before 7 a.m. Full story...
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Back Door Kitchen Tour reveals uniqueness of homes

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videoResidents of Old Wilmington (ROW) opened their doors to visitors for the annual Back Door Kitchen Tour this weekend. Full story...
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Back Door Kitchen Tour is Saturday in Downtown Wilmington

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videoThe annual Back Door Kitchen Tour is this Saturday in the historic district of Wilmington. Residents of Old Wilmington host the event that features nine kitchens decorated with exciting florals and place settings. Full story...
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Ben Steelman's take on the 'Back Door Kitchen Tour'

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- Some of the most modern kitchens in Wilmington, oddly enough, are tucked into downtown's Historic District. Nine of these kitchens will be open to the public on Oct. 12 for the Residents of Old Wilmington's eighth annual Back Door Kitchen Tour. None of this year's kitchens has been on the tour before. Full story...
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Historic home heavily damaged by fire fully restored

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video Our cameras were there to capture images at 806 Orange Street last February after a fire ripped through the house built in 1903. The devastation was widespread, rendering the Carmichael House unlivable. Now, after almost a year and a half, the home with five apartments has been fully restored. The home’s owner Scott Woehr says he's happy he chose to rebuild. Full story...
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Historic Wilmington house temporarily saved from demolition

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video A historic house along Front Street may have been given a temporary reprieve from the wrecking ball, but the future is still uncertain for the condemned classic. Full story...
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New group formed to help owners of old houses

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There's a new support network for people who own historic homes and buildings in our area. Thursday morning, the Historic Wilmington Foundation introduced the New Preservation Resource Network. Full story...
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