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Forest Hills

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Nice for a walk

We had a nice time walking the neighborhood and admiring the beautiful homes. Some homes were not... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
lawilson19
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Barberton, Ohio
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sunday afternoon walk

architecture is diverse and stunning... beautiful peaceful walk through a historic neighborhood... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Ron338C
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North Carolina
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13 Aug 2018
“Nice for a walk”
18 May 2018
“sunday afternoon walk”
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A section of downtown Wilmington that offers many older homes and scenic gardens.
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We had a nice time walking the neighborhood and admiring the beautiful homes. Some homes were not as well maintained as others. Fun to get on Zillow as you walk around!

Thank lawilson19
Reviewed 19 May 2018

architecture is diverse and stunning... beautiful peaceful walk through a historic neighborhood. always makes one think of the history of each and every home and those that lived there in by-gone days.

Thank Ron338C
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We were lucky enough to rent a house in Forest Hills for 3 months and had a chance to walk throughout the area. Many charming houses and interesting too. A would through the area would be on your own as this is a neighborhood

Thank Linda R
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
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