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Photo Collections - Images of Life in Sunset ParkPhoto collections that have been submitted by current/previous residents of Sunset Park. If you have a photo album that contains images of Sunset Park, let me know and I'll be happy to scan them and create your own collection.
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Historic Information & Newspaper ClippingsHistoric Photos, Deed Books, Old Documents, Old Photographs, Clippings from Newspapers, Magazines, & News Websites and anything dealing with Sunset Park.
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Houses in Sunset ParkPhotos and documents on the houses in Sunset Park including the 1996 Architectural Survey and houses that have been registered with the Historic Wilmington Foundation plaque program.
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Schools in Sunset ParkPhotos and documents about the Sunset Park School (Lucile Shuffler) and the Sunset Park Junior High School. In the future I plan to add information on the current Sunset Park Elementary as well as find information on the original Sunset Park School from 1915.
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Churches in Sunset ParkPhotos and documents about the churches built in Sunset Park.
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In & Around Sunset ParkPlaces In & Around Sunset Park. Pergolas, Port/Shipyard, Riverside/Sunset Park South and Random Neighborhood Images
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Events - Collection of Sunset Park EventsCollection of Events in Sunset Park ranging from Plaque Dedications, Picnics, Luminaires and Holiday Lights.
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Filmed in Wilmington & Sunset ParkCollection of images from Movies and TV Shows that were filmed in Wilmington compared to how they look today.
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Downtown WilmingtonPhotos and Postcards from Downtown Wilmington.
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Greenfield LakeCollection of photographs and newspaper articles about Greenfield Lake.
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User galleriesCollection of photos that have been uploaded by registered users of the gallery. Once you log in to the gallery you'll be able to create your own gallery where you can add and update photos
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Waterproof - Cab Company GarageBuilding on Front St used as a cab company that's supposed to be in Washington DC for a movie with Burt Reynolds called Waterproof.
2007 Nesbitt Court - Low Income Housing
Washington - 2039 (Block 1/Lot 24)Applewhite House - 1935 (1937)
One-story; Bungalow/Craftsman style; frame with simulated siding; gable-front roof with triangular brackets; gable-front porch supported by clustered posts on brick piers, and enclosed by metal balustrades; left-of-center door has three panes in upper panel; single window in left bay and paired windows in right bay have sash containing four vertical lights above a single pane; gable highlighted by nine-light window. Property purchased 4/27/1935 by William P. and Mamie Applewhite for rental income; residence of Herman T. Schmus, National Oil Co. transport driver, and wife Annie.

Source: Sunset Park Architectural Site Survey 1996.
(not 100% accurate)
House Detail - Front Door
Pergola with Shuffler building in background
1942-August27: Two New Schools Near Completed State HereSecond School
A second new school, the $134,000, 12-class room Sunset Park school, is also rapidly nearing completion.
All pupils in Sunset Park in grades one through six will report to the old Sunset Park school building, to be transfered later in the term when the new building reaches completion. This includes pupils who last year went to Tileston.
Mrs. Lucille K. Shuffler will be the principal of the Sunset Park school while Mrs. Manley Williams will be principal of the Lake Forest school.
Jefferson - 2032 (Block 16/Lots 10, 11)McIntosh House - 1920
Two-story; Craftsman style; frame with asbestos siding; low-pitched gable-front roofs over main block and one-story front porch highlighted by triangular brackets and exposed rafters; three bays wide and four bays deep, windows contain one-over-one sash at first level and nine-over-one sash at first level and nine-over-one sash in second story; projecting front porch has square posts on brick piers, wide-slat balustrades, and half-timber pattern in gable; exterior end chimney rises along north elevation; main gable has twin attic vents framing center panel. Property purchased 7/20/1920 from Victory Home Co. by J.W. McIntosh.

Source: Sunset Park Architectural Site Survey 1996.
(not 100% accurate)
2006-November1: Community SnapshotThe Sunset Park Neighborhood Association dedicated its National Historic Register entrance sign on Central Boulevard on October 19 in an event attended by Mayor Bill Saffo.

Last additions
2008-June: Wachovia insides being guttedDec 28, 2008
2008-Nov: Wachovia building almost goneDec 28, 2008
2008-Nov: Wachovia building almost goneDec 28, 2008
2008-Nov: Wachovia building almost goneDec 28, 2008
2008-Aug: Wachovia skeletonDec 28, 2008
2008-Aug: Wachovia skeletonDec 28, 2008
2008-Aug: Wachovia skeletonDec 28, 2008
2008-Aug: Wachovia skeletonDec 28, 2008