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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Wilmington: A Look Back

The pictures on the left were taken in the late 1970s, except the aerial picture of the Northern Riverfront which is from 2008. 

See how far we have come...


Market Street (then)
(Courtesy New Hanover County Library)
 
   
Market Street (now)

Former Efird's Department Store (then)
(Courtesy New Hanover County Library)
 
 
Self-Help Building (now)

Northern Riverfront (then) 
 
Northern Riverfront (now)
  

S. 2nd Street (then) 
(Courtesy New Hanover County Library)
 
 
S. 2nd Street (now) 

Market Street (then)
 
Market Street (now)
  

Cotton Exchange looking north (then)
 
Cotton Exchange looking north (now)
  

Cotton Exchange looking south (then)
 
Cotton Exchange looking south (now) 


Front Street looking north (then) 
 
Front Street looking north (now)
  

Looking west on Grace Street (then) 
 
Looking west on Grace Street (now)
  

Front Street looking south (then) 
 
Front Street looking south (now)
  
     
     
     
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