The Wilmington Riverfront has spent decades trying to find its identity and build its viability.
Recently, it got an unlikely boost from Joe Biden. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Biden was forced to accept the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in the parking lot outside the Chase Center on the Riverfront. Then just two weeks ago, he celebrated becoming President-elect in that same spot.
That helped put the Wilmington Riverfront, and specifically the Chase Center, on the national radar. Contributor Jon Hurdle examines how much the attention could help them.