The heart of any city is its downtown. In Wilmington, things are no different. From the Brooklyn Arts District, to Sunset Park and Greenfield, to the Historic District, downtown Wilmington has music venues, theatres, restaurants, shops, and more.
History: The Mitchell-Anderson House is the oldest house in Wilmington; built in 1738 (one year before the city was incorporated).
Fun Fact: The TV show One Tree Hill was filmed in Wilmington, and many of the locations from the show were buildings in Downtown Wilmington. Some organizations lead tours that highlight spots from the show.
Landmarks: The Riverwalk, The Alton Lennon Federal Building, The Murchison Building, Thalian Hall, Bellamy Mansion, Burgwin-Wright House, Latimer House, Sunset Park, Greenfield Lake, South Front, The Brooklyn Arts District, The Soda Pop District, The Street Car District, New Hanover High School.