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  1. Bridges
    Back in January of 2012, we had a nice, clear, dry, not-too-cold night, and I decided to drive a few miles up the road and see if I could get some nice shots of the DMB. If you time the tide on the river right, you can get a calm surface. 25- and 30-second exposures DMB-06Jan2012-006 by...
  2. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    Wawaset Park is a neighborhood at the very west of Wilmington, south of Pennsylvania Avenue and east of Greenhill Avenue. The neighborhood was formerly the ground of Schuetzen Park, a horse racing track that later became an auto racing track and site of the Delaware State Fair. The park land...
  3. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    The Riverfront is Wilmington's main historically industrial neighborhood. Access to water in Wilmington fueled several industries, from mills along the Brandywine in other areas of the city to shipbuilding and shipping in the tidal section of the Christina River at the Riverfront. In the late...
  4. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church is located at 9th & DuPont Streets in the heart of Wilmington's Little Italy. Ever since being built, the parish has been the cultural center of the community. Italians began moving onto the west side of Wilmington at the turn of the 20th century, and...
  5. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    The neighborhoods in North Wilmington and Northeast Wilmington are notorious for being centers for the East Coast drug trade, and for crimes that are associated with drug problems, such as homicides. While not every neighborhood in these sections of Wilmington are as bad, crime is high enough...
  6. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    Wilmington has several neighborhoods that are small in size, being only a few blocks big. Trinity Vicinity, Midtown Brandywine, and Happy Valley are three neighborhoods that are small in size. All three neighborhoods help to encircle Center City, the main office and business district in...
  7. Northeast and MidAtlantic Development News
    Here are pictures of construction projects in the area in and around Wilmington's Center City section. I have split this off from the Riverfront pictures, in order to allow for faster loading. WSFS BANK CENTER October 5, 2005 December 29 January 14, 2006 January 29...
  8. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    Brandywine Village is a neighborhood located on the north side of the Brandywine River, and it's center is where Market Street, Race Street, 18th Street, and Glen Avenue all intersect, near the Market Street Bridge and the Brandywine River. Brandywine Village was originally separate from the...
  9. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    Gibraltar is a mansion built in 1844 by John Rodney Brinckle, grandnephew of Delaware Patriot Caesar Rodney, on Greenhill Avenue in The Highlands neighborhood of Wilmington. The Italianate house, perched on rocks on one of the highest points in Wilmington, was named after the rocky outcropping...
  10. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    Here are tours of two West Side neighborhoods of Wilmington: Union Park Gardens and Browntown. Union Park Gardens was developed during World War I from 1918 to 1922. The idea to develop Union Park Gardens came from a meeting between local shipbuilders, the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, and...
  11. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    What is your favorite skyscraper in Wilmington? I picked the 15 nicest, most prominent buildings for the poll; I left out other skyscrapers like One Rodney Square, the New Castle County Courthouse, Three Christina Center, Citizens Bank Center, and others. I included the newest Wilmington...
  12. Além-Fronteiras / Around The World
    A Pensilvânia é um dos 50 estados dos Estados Unidos, localizado na Região Centro-Atlântico do país. Seu nome oficial é Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (Comunidade da Pensilvânia). O estado, cuja capital é Harrisburg, deu origem ao nome do período geológico Pennsylvaniano. A Pensilvânia é um dos...
  13. Northeast and MidAtlantic Development News
    it's about time we started a wilmington thread. thee are plenty of delawareans here that we can keep this alive. here's an article from the news journal concerning a new building going up at the corner of 2nd & king streets. this is a nie looking building, and should make wilmington look a...
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