Making History

HWF in the News

Islah Speller, leading a walking tour / Source: Star News

May 2020

Historic Wilmington Foundation Celebrates 54 Years of Preserving Buildings in the Cape Fear

April 2020

A City Not Like Anywhere Else


January 2020

The Future of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge


August 2019

HWF’s Executive Director Featured in Salt Magazine


December 2018

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!

November 2018

Florence Fix-It

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.