Wilmington NC Lives Outdoors
Wilmington, North Carolina does placemaking right. From the 300' blockfaces of downtown filled with vertical mixed-use zero-lot-line buildings teeming with local purveyors of food, clothes, and song to the public waterfront offering up civic amentities, this little city inspires.
Just like any other place where the urbanism breaks down the futher you get into the 'burbs, the old neighborhorhoods offer up plenty of inspiration and urban lessons. Hazel Borys frames them in this photo essay, which points out that compelling places make for active lifestyles.