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Saving the pieces: Legacy serves as last-ditch historic preservation option, gives historic finds new life

Legacy Architectural Salvage manager Deb Helms prepares to measure windows a crew of volunteers recently recovered from Shandy Hall, an 1800s...

19th century sound home to be demolished and replaced, neighbors decry plan as ‘sacrilegious’

Shandy Hall, found at the end of Greenville Sound Road, was rebuilt in 1880. Its new owner intends to demolish it...

There’s ‘still time’ to save the Borst building, historic preservationists say, as developers and staff shape county’s Project Grace

Travis Gilbert in April walks down Hanover Street, which on the south side is dominated by two five-story residential complexes. (Port...

Should the city protect Carolina Place as a local historic district?

Formerly Fire Station No. 5, this Spanish style building was built in 1931 to better serve residents near expanding city boundaries....

Feds award $31m contract for courthouse repairs; more than $10m already spent

Contractors have been at work on the Alton Lennon Federal Building for two years, since it was devastated by Hurricane Florence. In the most recent deal, $31 million is being spent on a new round of repairs.

‘Not a hollow threat’: HWF aims to protect Northside’s historic value from development

According to Travis Gilbert, executive director of the Historic Wilmington Foundation, this home on Brunswick Street will likely lose its status...

Azalea Festival 2021: Locals get creative modifying events to celebrate the arrival of spring

Christa Pun-Chuen's aunt's house at 511 S. 2nd St. is part of Azalea Festival's inaugural Porch Parade. (Port City Daily/Courtesy of...

Project Grace gets thumbs up; developer to overhaul block of historic district

Project Grace will be divided into three parcels. In yellow is the Civic and Arts zone, where the museum and library...
The Historic Wilmington Foundation has called for the removal and preservation of the two downtown memorials, including the George Davis statute on Market Street, overlooking downtown Wilmington and the Cape Fear River. (Port City Daily photo/Mark Darrough)

Momentum gathering for removal, preservation of Confederate monuments in downtown Wilmington

Two women jog past the Confederate Monument on Third and Dock Street Wednesday evening. (Port City Daily photo/Mark Darrough)

Preserving history, moving to the future: Wilmington to address technology in historic code

How does the city regulate technology while maintaining its historic charm? (Port City Daily/Courtesy City of Wilmington)...