The ROW Neighborhood covers the area from Queen St. to Red Cross St. and from 8th St. to the Cape Fear River.
We welcome all residents who live in the ROW Neighborhood and share ROW's vision.


ROW is an all-volunteer, membership-based, non-profit neighborhood organization of people living in the Historic Districts covering the oldest parts of the City of Wilmington, North Carolina -- the area between Red Cross and Queen Streets, from the Cape Fear River to Eighth Street. 
ROW brings people together to build neighborliness and work together for historic preservation and improvement of the quality of life in the Historic Districts.
Historic Home Tour is back for 2023
The Residents of old Wilmington (ROW) are pleased to offer a tour of nine Historic Homes located in Beautiful Downtown Wilmington, NC. We call our home tour the Back Door Kitchen Tour (BDKT). 
The tour will be held Saturday October 14th 2023 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, rain or shine.
Tickets are $40 and will be available on Eventbrite beginning August 1st. Please see us on Facebook and Eventbrite for pictures and descriptions of these wonderful homes.
Note: Because of the age of homes, they are not ADA compliant.
2023 BDKT Sponsors
Sponsor Name Donation
Balding Design Build $1000 
Carolina Retirement Planners $1000 
Craft Grown Farms $1000 
Kitchen Tune-Up $1000
Springbrook Farms Carriage Tours/Berkshire Hathaway Realty $1000
See below for information on a few of the homes featured in this year's tour. 

William H Green House

The Italianate "William H Green House" was built in 1879. In 1891, Green added a Queen Anne style addition. Green was a civil war veteran and his wife, Frances Iredell Meares was a member of the NC Society of Colonial Dames. More Info >

Hashagen House

This Queen Anne Victorian "Hashagen House" was built in 1897 for Frederick Ernest Hashagen. The architect was Henry F Bonitz. More Info >

McEachern House

This L-shaped Italianate home was built in 1897 for the McEachern's, owners of an import export business, and later Shadyland Dairy and Echo Farms. More Info >

Fostering Community in the Historic District Since 1973

Residents of Old Wilmington, Inc. is a not-for-profit downtown neighborhood association, fostering community in our historic district for over forty years. Membership provides a delightful opportunity to meet and socialize with your neighbors.
Read more about our organizationís history. >

Old House