Wilmington Historic District

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Wilmington Historic and Archeological District
Bellamy Mansion Wilmington NC front 02.jpg
Bellamy Mansion, August 2012
Wilmington Historic District is located in North Carolina
Wilmington Historic District
Wilmington Historic District is located in the United States
Wilmington Historic District
LocationRoughly bounded by Wright, S. 7th, and Harnett Sts., and N/S line 100 yds. W of North East Cape Fear River; ; also roughly bounded by Harnett, 7th, 3rd, and Howard, Campbell, 9th, 12th, and Princess, Dock, Castle 8th, and 14th, and 9th, Wright, and Greenfield, Wilmington, North Carolina
Coordinates34°14′06″N 77°57′03″W / 34.23500°N 77.95083°W / 34.23500; -77.95083Coordinates: 34°14′06″N 77°57′03″W / 34.23500°N 77.95083°W / 34.23500; -77.95083
Area1,070 acres (430 ha)
Built1737 (1737), 1898
ArchitectLynch and Foard; Boney, Leslie N., Sr.
Architectural styleMixed (more Than 2 Styles From Different Periods); Queen Anne, Bungalow/craftsman, et al.
NRHP reference #74001364, 03000344 (Boundary Increase)[1]
Added to NRHPMay 6, 1974, May 1, 2003 (Boundary Increase)

The Wilmington Historic District is a national historic district located at Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina. The district encompasses 875 contributing buildings 38 contributing sites, and 3 contributing structures in the historic core and surrounding residential sections of Wilmington. The district developed after Wilmington was laid out in 1737, and includes notable examples of Queen Anne and Bungalow / American Craftsman style architecture. Located in the district are the separately listed City Hall/Thalian Hall and Alton Lennon Federal Building and Courthouse. Other notable buildings include:

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974, with a boundary increase in 2003.[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Survey and Planning Unit Staff (April 1974). "Wilmington Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-02-01.
  3. ^ a b Sherry Joines Wyatt and L. Robbie King (September 2002). "Wilmington Historic District (Boundary Increase)" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-02-01.