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Governor’s Landing Condominiums – Wi

Photo of the river side of Governors Landing from the Cape Fear Riverwalk

Governor’s Landing condominiums are, without question, the most substantial properties you will find on the Cape Fear River in downtown Wilmington. Their terraced structure provides excellent views of the Cape Fear River from three floors including a balcony off the second-floor master bedroom. They have a gated entry, deeded boat slips, a formal garden and […]

Wilmington Square Condominiums – Wil

Photo of the red brick courtyard and row of condominiums at Wilmington Square

Wilmington Square condominiums are hidden gems in downtown Wilmington. They are small, only 1080 square feet, and somewhat dated, but the complex always looks neat as a pin with its courtyard of herring bone brick, and immaculately maintained landscaping.  They were built well and have been well maintained. Now forty years after their construction they […]

Indie Ice Lofts Condominiums – Wilmi

Photo of the name plate over the entry at Indie Ice Lofts

Prior to the 1930s, with the introduction of inexpensive electric motors, there were no electric refrigerators in american kitchens as we know them. There were ice boxes.  Perishable foods were kept in insulated wooden chests kept cold by blocks of ice. Those blocks of ice were delivered daily, not unlike milk, by horse drawn carts […]

Bannerman Station Condominiums – Wil

Photo showing the north and west faces of Bannerman Station with the main entry on the north side

Bannerman Station has it all, and by all I mean it has an elevator and parking. Those are the two elements you’re most likely to find missing in most of the properties you’ll be seeing in downtown Wilmington. Bannerman Station does has a lot to recommend it, and I’ll get to that shortly but, finding […]

New York Hatters – Great Things Come

Blass Nameplate attached to the front of the building with the Name New York Hatters

The New York Hatters’ building is located on Grace Street Between Front and 2nd Streets, a block and a half from the Cape Fear River. The building is surrounded by pubs, restaurants and coffee shops in the heart of Wilmington’s lively Central Business District. The Courtyard Marriott is right across the street and a Hampton […]

Downtown Revitalization to Suburban ...

A photo of the 1913 Philadelphia Nationals & Baltimore Orioles posing in front of the entrance to Sunset Park in Wilmington NC

A client of mine was interested in a property in Sunset Park, a large subdivision to the south of the Central Business District which sprang up around the turn of the century. The character of Sunset Park changes dramatically as you move through areas which were developed during and after the World Wars, the depression, […]