Making HistoryHWF in the News
Advocacy for Wilmington’s Historic Districts
2021 Preservation Awards Nominations Open
HWF Advocates for Historic Preservation Easement on Borst Building
Ten Tours Guest Guide Islah Speller, Profiled in Star News
Burgwin-Wright House & Gardens Receives First Sapphire Plaque
Update: Wilmington’s Confederate Monuments
HWF Announces Incoming Executive Director, Travis Gilbert
One Love Tennis Historic Home’s HWF Plaque
Legacy Architectural Salvage’s 2020 Holiday Gift Market
HWF’s 55th Anniversary
Historic Wilmington Foundation Executive Director Beth Rutledge Resigns Post
HWF & Cape Fear Community College Partner to Preserve Built History
Inaugural Run Through History 5k & 1-Mile Walk
NCDOT Presents Plans for the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge Replacement, Community Weighs In
Historic Wilmington Foundation Supports Relocation of Confederate Monuments
Historic Wilmington Foundation Celebrates 54 Years of Preserving Buildings in the Cape Fear
The Future of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge
HWF Debuts New Plaques for Oldest Structures
HWF Presents 2nd Annual Preservation Weekend
HWF’s Executive Director Featured in Salt Magazine
2019-2020 List of Most Threatened Places
HWF Partners with the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust to Restore Reaves Chapel
Listed as one of HWF’s 2019-2020 Most Threatened Places, Reaves Chapel is now being stabilized.
2019 Carr Memorial Plaque Dedication
HWF Advocates for Preservation During Project Grace Planning
A proposed project in New Hanover County includes the demolition of two historic buildings. HWF advocates to preserve the buildings and suggests including them in an adaptive reuse project.
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 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.