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1001 Military Cutoff Rd Ste 101 Wilmington, NC 28405

Midtown

This community includes much sought after neighborhoods including Winter Park, Glen Meade, and Devon Park. A stone's throw away from the University, Midtown is ideal for students to live. New luxury developments like Autumn Hall are located in Midtown, and are conveniently near Wrightsville Beach.

History: UNCW was founded in 1947, and was originally called Wilmington College, and the campus was located on Market St. near New Hanover High School. Construction for campus on the College Rd. began in 1961.

Fun Fact: The Gary Shell Cross City Trail starts at Wade Park near Myrtle Grove, runs through Halyburton and Empie Parks, through the Devon and Winter Parks neighborhoods and Mayfaire, and finally ends at Wrightsville Beach.

Landmarks: UNCW, Forest Hills, Cape Fear Country ClubIndependence MallFlaming Amy'sGary Shell Cross City Trail