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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.

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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—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VT-01-CH24.

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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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