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Original Upscale Wilmington NC

This was the northern suburbs of Wilmington from the early 1900s with an early golf club from that... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Bob P
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Closter, New Jersey
Beautiful Neighborhood!

One of Wilmington's early suburbs (1920's), Forest Hills was the first where the streets followed... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
BeachMartie
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Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
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A section of downtown Wilmington that offers many older homes and scenic gardens.
  • Excellent67%
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  • Average11%
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

This was the northern suburbs of Wilmington from the early 1900s with an early golf club from that era and home to famous golfers. If you are here and driving take a slow trip through this neatly maintained neighborhood and imagine how the well-off lived.

Thank Bob P
Reviewed 23 August 2016

One of Wilmington's early suburbs (1920's), Forest Hills was the first where the streets followed the terrain rather than being laid out in a grid pattern. The automobile made Forest Hills possible - you could live there and still get to work quickly. Many of...More

Thank BeachMartie
Reviewed 26 July 2016

It's been a favorite place to drive through to get a taste of old Wilmington. If possible, I recommend the walking tour as it makes it so much more meaningful. Forest Hills was where the wealthier people who had lived downtown and could afford cars...More

Thank jaw9845
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Forest Hills is an older neighborhood, located approximately 5 miles east of downtown Wilmington, N.C. It is bordered by Market Street and Oleander Drive. Forest Hills was one of, if not THE, nicest neighborhood of Wilmington, long before the city expanded into the suburbs. Most...More

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 7 March 2016

If you love classical old money homes, drive through this neighborhood that has been home to the movers and shakers of Wilmington for many decades. Lots of post WWII opulence, manicured lawns and a Rolls Royce or two.

Thank lynn w
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I love to ride a bike through this lovely neighborhood, especially in the spring time. The flowers are fabulous and no two homes look the same!

Thank lafff
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Forest Hills developed during the eastward expansion of the city just past the mansion district around 1920 and is bordered by Market Street and Oleander Drive.This upscale classic neighborhood contains beautifully landscaped yards, live oaks draped with Spanish moss, an attractive creek and many stately...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 5 June 2015

This has been out on tripadvisor for a long time waiting for a review so when we were in Wilmington we looked for it. It's just east of historic downtown Wilmington. The homes were built between 1920 and through the end of 1970. My favorite...More

2  Thank cheryl h
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