The City of Wilmington closed on a 6.63 acre piece of property just north of the Northern Riverfront Marina & Hotel Development. The land will be developed into a “passive” public park, according to a plan officials spent months hammering out. The emphasis will be green, open space adequate for crowded events and individual enjoyment alike. [...]
Last night, the Wilmington City Council approved the purchase of a 6.63 acre parcel from Riverfront Holdings II, for $3.9 Million USD. The City plans to create a passive park on the land with area for gardens and room to hold large concerts and events. "It's a historic moment," Mayor Bill Saffo said. "The city [...]
We are making exceptional progress on the Riverwalk construction. The concrete walkway and railings are nearly complete, the light poles and flag poles are up, and the benches are in place. Thanks to everyone who has worked hard to get us this far.
The Riverwalk kick lights and light poles are installed. Our crew turned them on for the first time last night.
The construction crew is installing the concrete walkway for the Riverwalk. Today the crews poured and finished 60 +/- yards of concrete. This portion of sidewalk is proposed for a completion date of late September.
Construction crews are hard at work installing the framing for the Riverwalk walkway. They will begin pouring concrete in the next couple of days.
A new Port City Daily article discusses the Riverwalk extension project alongside the Port City Marina. "In one project to begin this month, at a cost of $5.53 million, the city will build a concrete walkway to run along a private marina in development just north of the Wilmington Convention Center, where the Riverwalk currently [...]