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Burlington Health and Rehab Center (Eleazer Deming House)

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Eleazer Deming House
1816, Russell Skinner(?). 308 Pearl St., City of Burlington

This is one of Burlington's finest Federal houses, built on fashionable Pearl Street by one of its wealthiest merchants. The five-bay, two-story, Flemish bond brick structure displays many hallmarks of the local high style. The six-over-six sash windows are set beneath flat-arched brick lintels. The end walls have pedimented gables punctuated by half-round attic windows and a pair of high brick chimneys. Stone steps with rounded nosings lead to the central, recessed entrance, where paneled pilasters with rosettes carry a semielliptical fanlight with floral tracery and frame sidelights set above panels with a distinctive balustrade appliqué. Attributed to local craftsman Russell Skinner, the detailing of this house has close counterparts in a number of Pearl Street residences.

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Glenn M. Andres and Curtis B. Johnson
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Glenn M. Andres and Curtis B. Johnson, "Burlington Health and Rehab Center (Eleazer Deming House)", [Burlington, Vermont], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VT-01-CH14.

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Cover: Buildings of Vermont

Buildings of Vermont, Glenn M. Andres and Curtis B. Johnson. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 149-149.

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