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Historic Preservation

City, state leaders tour historic downtown to discuss preservation

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videoThe Cape Fear region, especially Downtown Wilmington, is full of historic buildings and landmarks. And now state and local leaders are pushing to get a historic preservation tax back, because they say they want to save that history. Full story...
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NC Museum of History uses exhibit to push for tax credit

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The NC Museum of History is using an exhibit of photographs of abandoned buildings to push for the restoration of the historic preservation tax credit. Full story...
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New bill would restore film, historic preservation tax incentives

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videoA bill filed today in Raleigh calls for restoring several tax incentives, including credits for film projects and historic preservation. Full story...
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Legislators discuss economy on first day

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videoThe State Legislature was back in session Wednesday in Raleigh for their first full day of 2015. Full story...
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Eight sites added to, one saved from Most Threatened Historic Places list

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videoThe Historic Wilmington Foundation released its list of the Most Threatened Historic Places in our area today. Bricks, two-lane roads, buildings and much more are on the ninth edition of the list. 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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This Day in NC History: A house fire that led to historic preservation

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On December 12, 1989, the ca. 1751 Palmer-Marsh house at Historic Bath caught fire, but what could have been a tragedy was turned out to be a win for preservationists. Full story...
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Historic Wilmington Foundation releases annual list of threatened sites

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The Historic Wilmington Foundation announced its seventh annual list of the most threatened historic places in the Cape Fear. Full story...
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Historic Wilmington Foundation releases list of most threatened places

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The Historic Wilmington Foundation's sixth annual announcement is part of its campaign to preserve the unique architectural heritage of the region and raise awareness on the threatened sites. Full story...
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Historic Wilmington Foundation honors homeowners who have preserved past

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video The Historic Wilmington Foundation recognized those who fought to bring back property in our area. Full story...
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