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Champlain College Office Building (Baxter Law Office)

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Baxter Law Office
c. 1840. 325 Main St., City of Burlington

This brick, one-story Greek temple with Ionic columns and fine ironwork railings sits in eye-catching isolation. It was built facing Main Street to house the law practice of prominent attorney Don Carlos Baxter. Because Baxter's property (c. 1820; 163 S. Willard Street) passed to a series of institutional owners, it was never subdivided. As a result, the mid-nineteenth-century appearance of this small law office and its setting remain intact, similar to the few remaining village law offices in such places as Benson and Westminster.

Writing Credits

Glenn M. Andres and Curtis B. Johnson


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Glenn M. Andres and Curtis B. Johnson, "Champlain College Office Building (Baxter Law Office)", [Burlington, Vermont], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Vermont

Buildings of Vermont, Glenn M. Andres and Curtis B. Johnson. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 158-158.

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