One of the biggest considerations when choosing your next home is the location. No matter what it is that you love to do most, it’s so important to find a place that is near the things that you will be seeking when outside your home. That’s why the Residences at Christina Landing riverfront apartments in Wilmington, DE are a prime choice: They’re located right in the middle of it all.

If you’re a big shopper, you will not be disappointed. Just across the river is the downtown section of Wilmington; there, you’ll find all the shopping you could ever want. Here, we’ve selected a few of our favorite options.



This women’s boutique is the perfect spot to visit for unique clothing and jewelry that you can’t always find elsewhere. The racks are smartly organized by color, which not only provides a pleasant aesthetic, but makes finding your favorite colors a breeze. In addition to clothing, you’ll find an assortment of accessories, including jewelry and sunglasses, to help complete your look.

Pala Brothers Furniture

Whether this is your first home, or you’re getting a fresh start, you’re going to need to furnish your new apartment. In business for more than 60 years, you’re bound to find exactly what you want at this 20,000-square-foot showroom, from living room and bedroom furniture to the perfect lighting. They even have experienced designers on hand to help you figure out the best options for your taste.

Riverfront Market

Who doesn’t love a good farmers market? This one is indoors, operating year round (except for Sundays and select holidays) from a beautifully restored historic warehouse along the north side of the Christina River. Inside you’ll find a European-style market with rows of stalls offering locally crafted goods, from baked goods and pasta, to meats and even sushi. If you can’t wait to get home to try your spoils, head upstairs to the balcony, where you can sit down, snack, and watch the crowds below.

LaFate Gallery

Looking for some unique pieces of art to spruce up your new apartment? Swing by this gallery and you’ll find just that. The artist draws much of her inspiration from her birthplace on Jamaica, but also blends that with her experiences in the U.S., resulting in interesting works that can’t be replicated elsewhere. If you find yourself unable to decide on the spot, you can always think about it and then place an order through the website. (Or, just return to the shop, since it’s so close by.)

There’s just so much to be seen and done within minutes of our riverfront apartments in Wilmington, DE. We know that once you decide to make one your home, you’ll instantly fall in love.