Making HistoryHWF in the News
Moving 310 Bladen to North 4th & Swann Street
The house was donated to Historic Wilmington Foundation with the condition that we relocate it. Jennifer Concklin and Matt Walker, the building’s new owners, are hard at work transforming the turn-of-the-century house into a restaurant. Truly a community effort, this move is preservation at work! A property slated for demolition now occupies a once vacant lot, contributing to the reactivation of a blossoming neighborhood corridor. Win-win!
December 17, 2018 Star News: Historic Wilmington home to be moved, become restaurant
December 17, 2018 WWAY: Historic Wilmington home to be move, become restaurant
- December 21, 2018 Port City Daily: In Pictures: Downtown historic home, and future southern seafood restaurant, wheeled up North Fourth Street
After the devastation of Hurricane Florence, Historic Wilmington Foundation launched Florence Fix-It, awarding 20 grants (equaling nearly $100,000) to owners of old houses to help them pay for storm-related repairs or insurance deductibles.
November 8, 2018 Port City Daily: Historic Wilmington Foundation offering post-Florence repair grants for ‘irreplaceable’ homes