Local Group Looks to Protect Downtown Buildings

WILMINGTON -- At a workshop hosted by the Historical Wilmington Foundation on Monday, several experts discussed the importance of preserving historic buildings.

Foundation members focused on giving people the tools they need to rehabilitate those buildings, and make some money while doing it.

"There's a higher level of expectancy because there are certain standards for those historical buildings," said George Edwards with the foundation, "But we are also giving people the carrot -- the incentive to maintain those buildings."

Reported by Sarah Warlick