Top floor penthouse unit with million dollar expansive views overlooking the historic Cape Fear River. Open floor plan includes home theater, a den/study, two bedrooms an...
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Downtown Wilmington was founded alongside the Cape Fear river 275 years ago. Today this area remains the diverse, historical, and cultural center of the beautiful port city of Wilmington. The city is filled with history and hospitality, providing activities for a wide range of ages and interests.
Downtown Wilmington serves as the cultural center for the region, housing numerous major art and cultural facilities. One of these facilities is the Thalian Hall Center for the Performing arts, which has served as both the area's political and cultural center since its construction in the 1850’s. The Community Arts Center provides programs in all areas of the arts.
As part of the downtown area, the Historic District of Wilmington serves as the cultural epicenter of the Cape Fear region. This area is full of museums and historical sites that lend to creating this diverse and intriguing location. The scenic Riverwalk along the Cape Fear River provides views to the World War II memorial Battleship North Carolina. There are countless other historical landmarks, such as the Cottage Exchange, Bellamy Mansion, and Thalian Hall. Numerous annual celebrations also find their home in Downtown Wilmington, such as the Riverfest Street Festival and the famous North Carolina Azalea Festival.
Downtown Wilmington is served by Snipes Elementary, Williston Middle School, and New Hanover High School. Part of the New Hanover County school district, these public schools are considered to be amongst the best in North Carolina.
Downtown Wilmington continues to grow with the recent addition of a new convention center and marina, as well as expansion in the rest of the business district. In addition, many private industries and marine-related services use the Cape Fear River along with the North Carolina Ports Authority, bringing related business to the area. As a designated foreign trade zone, shippers use the North Carolina ports for service all around the world.
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