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Wilmington's market street

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Introduction to Market Street walking tour in Wilmington, Delaware--draft August 2012

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Wilmington's market street

  1. 1. …the other moved rapidly through rocky hills.
  2. 2. Where’sWillingtown?
  3. 3. Advent of the Railroad, 1837
  4. 4. Wilmington Population45,00040,00035,00030,00025,00020,00015,00010,000 5,000 0 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880
  5. 5. Banks of Market Street
  6. 6. 500 block at Christmas around 1930Early morning viewof 500 block in 2012
  7. 7. Empty lots are like missing teeth in the face of the cityscape
  8. 8. Grand Opera House restored and revitalized in 1976Old Town Hall saved fromdemolition in 1917 andrepurposed as a museum
  9. 9. Transplanted houses in Willingtown Square
  10. 10. 400 block: Revitalization at work in 2012

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