Wilmington Design Standards for Historic Districts and Landmarks

6 5 4 3 2 1 Standards for Building Changes Design Standards WILMINGTON HISTORIC DISTRICTS AND LANDMARKS 65 7 Underpinning , consists of an in fi ll panel between the structural piers of a building. The panel is usually brick and matched where possible to the color of the piers. If the brick cannot be matched stucco is recommended. Lattice brick walls or treated wood lattice (horizontal and vertical boards) that is painted after weathering can also serve as an appropriate underpinning. 3 Recess in fi ll a minimum of three (3) inches between the piers. The material used in underpinning should complement the color and texture of the brick foundation piers. If brick cannot be matched stucco is recommended. 1 Install access doors in an inconspicuous location and provide venting. 2 Wood La ƫ ce 11 South 5th Avenue Source: City of Wilmington Standards: Underpinning Brick Lattice 202 Nun Street Source: City of Wilmington Wood Underpinning DeRosset House, 23 South 2nd Street Source: City of Wilmington 3.4 Underpinning