ESTABLISHED IN 1956The Downtown Business Alliance of Wilmington, NC is a non-profit organization whose mission is to unite, promote and support the Downtown Wilmington community. We are a membership-based organization that, through civic activism, annual special events and corporate sponsorship, are able to help make downtown a viable & attractive community for residents, business owners & visitors.
TO UNITE:To bring together so as to form a whole.
TO PROMOTE:To contribute to the progress or growth of. To establish or organize.
TO SUPPORT:To keep from weakening and failing. To strengthen.
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Downtown Wilmington Districts
Along the Cape Fear River, at the northern most point of downtown proper between The Wilmington Convention Center and the Isabella Holmes Bridge, a visionary plan is underway. It aims to transform a ... » Learn More about Northern Waterfront
Early twentieth century brick complexes, warehouses and a 275-year-old manmade reservoir was once much the lure of downtown’s south end. Nestled amongst South 2nd, South 3rd, and Greenfield streets, ... » Learn More about South Front
Wilmington’s Central Business District (CBD) encompasses the most historic aspects of the Port City, including architectural structures and porticoes that have existed since the city’s inception in ... » Learn More about Central Business
Castle Street has been a main thoroughfare in Wilmington since at least the late 18th Century. How Castle came to be so named is anyone’s guess but one theory, and a plausible one, is that it was ... » Learn More about Castle Street
The Brooklyn Arts District is located in the northeastern sector of downtown Wilmington. It is home to concert venues, art studios, restaurants, neighborhood pubs, bottle shops, and contemporary ... » Learn More about Brooklyn Arts