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Row Houses

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1885, Horace W. Smith and Son. 94–106 Maple St., City of Burlington

This row of workers' houses was convenient to the rail yard and adjacent industrial area west of lower Maple Street. It features seven shed-roof entrance porches, two-over-two rectangular windows, bracketed eaves, shed dormers, and an outsized mansard roof clad in imbricated and clipped slates in red and gray. Each segment of the striking roof has a different design of alternating bands and geometric patterns. This polychromatic display was an apt advertisement for the work of its owner, contractor and slater Horace Smith, who lived next door.

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Glenn M. Andres and Curtis B. Johnson
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Glenn M. Andres and Curtis B. Johnson, "Row Houses", [Burlington, Vermont], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VT-01-CH37.

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Cover: Buildings of Vermont

Buildings of Vermont, Glenn M. Andres and Curtis B. Johnson. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 164-164.

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