Preservation Resources Network

The Preservation Resources Network (PRN) is a special membership category of Historic Wilmington Foundation for professionals who work in, support, or provide assistance in the field of historic preservation.

Our goal is to build a network of preservation resource professionals and strengthen the relationships among these professionals.  At the same time, through this special list, HWF provides a ready resource for consumers of these services in the Lower Cape Fear region.

If you provide services related to historic preservation in our region, consider joining the Preservation Resources Network!  Listing in PRN allows the Historic Wilmington Foundation to direct potential clients to you, and gives our members and the general public greater access to historic preservation minded professionals. And your membership in PRN is tax-deductible!

Preservation Resources Network membership includes:

Small Business ($150)

  • Periodic listing in the Foundation’s newsletter The News
  • Online business listing (includes company name, primary contact name, address, email, and phone number).
  • PRN promotion on 2 or more email marketing campaigns annually
  • We use Facebook and Twitter to promote PRN.
  • Invitation to participate in the Old House Fair during National Preservation Month
  • Promotion at all HWF events in electronic and/or print format

Corporate Patron ($250)

  • All of the Small Business benefits
  • Expanded business listing online (includes link to email and website)
  • Online display of company logo
  • Website and email link on email marketing campaigns

Corporate Benefactor ($500)

  • All of the Corporate Patron benefits
  • Prominent listing and online description of company services, awards, and certifications
  •  Second listing or an ad in an additional newsletter or E-News edition

If you have questions about the Preservation Resources Network, please call Beth Rutledge: 910-762-2511, or email: rutledge@historicwilmington.com.

Preservation Resources Network is provided as a service of Historic Wilmington Foundation and does not represent an endorsement of the listed businesses. Consumers are urged to conduct their own due diligence.

If you contact one of our PRN members, please tell them you found their information on the Historic Wilmington Foundation website! Thank you!


Mark S. Kennedy, CPA, PLLC

P.O. Box 2106,
Wilmington, NC 28402

Mark S. Kennedy
Email Mark

Specializing in Federal & State Historic Rehabilitation Credits, Business & Individual Taxation, Business, Finance, and Accounting Advisory & Analytical Services

Architects & Engineers

Goodrich Architecture

3142 Wrightsville Ave.,
Wilmington, NC 28403

Blair Goodrich
910-343-1065; 910-343-1067 (fax)
Email Goodrich Architecture


Design services

Johnston Architecture AIA

P.O. Box 11360
Wilmington, NC 28404

Ian Johnston
Email Johnston Architecture


Johnston Architecture AIA, a full-service, award-winning residential and commercial design firm. Based in Wilmington, North Carolina, Johnston Architecture AIA is recognized for its coastal and mountain architecture, historic preservation and restoration achievements, and water intrusion mitigation and remediation practices.

BMH Architects

514 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28401


Bruce Bowman, John Murray, Chip Hemingway
910-762-2621; 910-762-8506 (fax)


Design and renovation services

Sparks Engineering PLLC

309 Greenfield Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Ron Sparks
910 232-4278


Commercial and residential structural engineering.

Faux Finishes/Painting

Naux Faux Pas

119 South 7th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Jana Koch


Faux finishes to accent every aspect of your decor:  walls, furniture, light fixtures, replacement tiles for historic fireplaces.

General Contractors

Balding Brothers Restoration & Remodeling

P.O. Box 1947
Wilmington, NC 28402

Nicholas and Catherine Balding
910-251-2721; 910-409-4013 (cell); 910-882-8466 (fax)
Email Balding Brothers Restoration & Remodeling


Design, build, remodeling, residential and commercial custom cabinetry. Sustainable building, maintenance. EPA Certified Lead-Safe Renovater

Balding Brothers Restoration & Remodeling is a full service Design/Build remodeling and custom cabinetry company serving Southeastern North Carolina. Pairing exceptional design services with quality craftsmanship and sustainable building techniques is at the heart of the Balding Brothers mission. From routine maintenance to full house remodeling and additions Balding Brothers aims to simplify the process while providing complete customer satisfaction and ultimate value.

Professional Designations: Licensed NC General Contractor, Professional (CGP), National Kitchen & Bath Association Member

SDI Construction, Inc.

1901 Kent Street,
Wilmington, NC 28403

Beth Pancoe
910-763-8333; 910-762-4519 (fax)
Email SDI


General contracting, upfits, renovations and restoration work

Founded in 1987 by Beth Pancoe, SDI Construction, Inc. is a full service general contracting firm experienced in residential and commercial construction. SDI Construction specializes in upfits, renovations and restoration work.

SDI Construction has a reputation for distinctive construction. Our formula for success is simple: we pay attention to the DETAILS. By focusing on every aspect of a job—large or small—we ensure that our work is the finest available.

Our work is our best advertisement.

Addis Construction & Property Maintenance

511 Shipyard Blvd.
Wilmington, NC 28412

Brooks Addis
910-452-1663; 910-509-0263; 910-452-1366 (fax)
Email Addis


General contractor

CGC Historic Restorations

1917 Lingo Street
Wilmington, NC 28403

Frank Castillo
910-799-9507; 910-620-3976 (cell)
Email Frank Castillo


Commercial & residential restorations & reproductions in various materials: wood, stone, ironwork, plaster, stained glass. Also offering monument restoration, foundation & roof repairs, & consulting. EPA Renovation & Paint Certified Firm

Rogers Building Corporation

1013 South 16th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Tommy Rogers
910-279-1381 (cell)
Email Tommy


Historic restoration. General contractor – residential and commercial.

Equity Restoration

208 Brookwood Road
Wilmington, NC 28403

William Waltz


Carpentry, roofing, and painting

Old School Rebuilder & Company

Wilmington, NC 28403


Christopher Yermal


Additions, remodels, repairs, retrofitting for energy efficiency

Heating & Cooling

Salt Air, Inc.

P.O. Box 12210
Wilmington, NC 28405

Devin Skipper
910.777.3539 Office
910.294.8248 Fax
Email Devin


Specializing in high efficiency heating and cooling systems. Nate Certified. Samsung Certified. LG Certified. Mitsubishi Certified.

Historic Reproduction & Restoration

Interior Designers

HomeLife Designs


1404 Old Lamplighter Way
Wilmington, NC 28403

Tamara Backston
415 225-8453


Residential Design Development and Budget Preparation • Vendor Selection and Project Management • Kitchen and Bathroom Design and Renovation
Lighting Design • Color Consulting • Space Planning & Custom Furniture Design • Window Coverings and Upholstery • ReDesign • Staging for Real Estate Sale

Karen Johnson Interiors

2043 Trinity Avenue,
Wilmington, NC 28411


Karen Johnson


Owned and operated by Karen Johnson, associate member of the Interior Design Society. Specializing in residential Interior Design for both new construction and renovations, as well as commercial projects. With over 30 years of design experience, I provide a strong, diverse and versatile design sense that can meet your every need.

Kitchen Designs

Landscape Architects

Howard T. Capps & Associates, Inc.

4014 Oleander Drive
Suite 102
Wilmington, NC 28403

Howard T. Capps, RLA, ASLA
910 264-1998
Email Howard


Serving southeastern N.C. since 1987. Our approach to planning and site design is to help the client with their vision for their site and then prepare a site plan or landscape design that reflects the client’s vision.

Landscape Nursery

Tinga Nursery, Inc.

2918 Castle Hayne Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429


Eelco H. Tinga Jr.


Serving the Wilmington area since 1913, we provide a wide variety of plants. We are the largest retail and wholesale nursery in the area!




1605 Princess St.
Wilmington NC. 28401

Kevin Rhodes
910-763-6335 p.
910-443-4790 c.

Email Kevin


Design services, commercial and residential painting and finishes, historic restoration, EPA lead certified contractor, licensed and insured, serving the coast for 26 years.

Sherwood Painting

6711 Greenville Loop Rd., Lot 2, Wilmington, NC 28409

Tim Martin


Interior & exterior painting, EPA Lead Certified for paint removal

Preservation Consultants

Bragwood LLC

House and Family Research
5600 Andover Road
Wilmington, NC 28403

Carol Underwood Bragale


Historic home plaque research, Hereditary society applications, Forensic genealogy and heir research

Janet K. Seapker, Preservation Consultant

307 N. 15th St., Wilmington, NC 28401

Janet Seapker


Federal & State tax credits, local landmark designations, plaque research, National Register nominations, historic property reports & survey work

Preservation Endeavors

1424 Eldorada Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27103

Angie Edwards


Federal & State tax credits, local landmark designations, historic property reports


Alexander Koonce, Broker/REALTOR GRI, ABR, ALHS, SRES, CSP II

1900 Eastwood Road, Suite 38
Wilmington NC 28403


Alexander Koonce


Residential and commercial real estate sales in New Hanover, Pender, and Brunswick counties

Ashley B. Garner

1904 Eastwood Road, Suite 38, Lumina Station,
Wilmington, NC 28403


Ashley B. Garner


I am dedicated to providing excellent customer service. My philosophy is simple: clients come first. I pledge to be in constant communication with my clients, keeping them fully informed throughout the entire buying or selling process.

David Eggleston, Jr., ABR, SFR

1904 Eastwood Rd, Ste 210,
Wilmington, NC 28403


David Eggleston, Jr.


First time home buyers and Wrightsville Beach properties.

Mary C. Price, Broker, Realtor, GRI

Living Seaside Realty Group
6314 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403


Mary C. Price


Being in Real Estate for 28 years, I have the experience and ability to foster solid relationships, and I utilize the latest technological advances, to react immediately to my client’s needs and to changes in the market place.

Michelle Davis Caviness, Broker/REALTOR

1900 Eastwood Road, Suite 38
Wilmington NC 28403


Michelle Davis Caviness
910-509-7028 office
910-818-6964 cell


Please let me know if I can assist you with your home search, or if I can answer any questions along the way.

Restoration Specialists

The Real Estate Flipping Coach

341 S. College Road, Ste. 11
Wilmington, NC 28403

Delinda Harrelson
Email Delinda


Specializing in educating Investors, Homeowners, and flippers on what not to do and what to do to ensure top dollar on restoration projects. As an Award Recipient of Wilma’s Woman to Watch 2016 Business Award, numerous Historic Preservation Awards, President of Wilmington House Flippers, Previous Board Member of Coastal Carolina Real Estate Investment Group, and hundreds of real estate transactions. My experience has resulted in a thriving Consulting business; while still investing in real estate. If you want to buy a property to restore, don’t go it alone! Call someone that has gone before you with over fifteen years of experience in the flipping game.


Roofing Contractors

J Paul Roofing & Construction

613 Business Parkway
Richardson, TX 75081


Jason Paul
(910) 294-9720
email Jason


J Paul Roofing & Construction is a general contracting company that focuses on complete residential and commercial exterior restoration. From the roof down to the foundation, we’re well-equipped to handle any type of contracting work.

The bulk of our business is insurance-related generated from customers filing claims from storm events.

Southbay Roofing LLC

PO Box 3693,
Wilmington, NC 28406


Allan Schroeder


Roofing (metal, shingles, slate, cedar shake, tile) and metal fabrications (flashings, chimney caps)