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1804 Market Street hosts the historic Foltz-Gibson house. (Port City Daily photo /JOHANNA FEREBEE)

Welcome to Wilmington: Newcomers’ guide to living in the Historic District(s)

WILMINGTON --- Downtown Wilmington is known for its historic feel, with brick paved streets and old southern mansions, there is an appeal for new...
Despite being in disrepair and the discovery of bricks under asphalt on Nixon Street in Wilmington, the city is ready to leave the street off its Brick and Stone Street Map (Port City Daily/Courtesy Wilmington)

Wilmington continues to restore brick streets, city manager asks to leave Nixon Street out

WILMINGTON --- Restoring brick streets in Wilmington has been an ongoing effort by the city and other historic preservation advocates, but it seems that...
The historic Burgwin-Wright House is being restored to its original 1700s colors. (Port City Daily photo /JOHANNA FEREBEE)

Burgwin-Wright restoration project is unearthing color trends from the 1770s

WILMINGTON---Time, taste and the advent of electricity have colored interior decorating trends for centuries. Now, for the first time since the 1770s, the Burgwin-Wright House...

Tax reform could spell trouble for Historic Wilmington and affordable housing

WILMINGTON --- The historic value of Wilmington is a point of pride for the city. From the historic riverfront buildings to brick-paved streets, a...
City of Wilmington's City Council as well as the Planning Commission have been discussing short term rentals for almost two years now. (Port City Daily photo/MICHAEL PRAATS)

Repairs to Wilmington City Hall complete after 10 months

WILMINGTON --- The City of Wilmington is free from the sight of scaffolding obstructing the view of City Hall after a $600,000 repair project...