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  • Subject is exactly "Commercial buildings--Vermont--Montpelier"

45 State Street, Langdon Block

Although many buildings in downtown Montpelier retain their original appearances, the look of this building at 45 State Street has evolved over time. Constructed in 1874 by James Langdon, this building originally housed the post office and other…

22 Main Street, Bacon Block

At the turn of the last century, Charles A. Smith, a dealer in granite and marble, displayed his four teams of horses, the last one pulling a large block of granite, outside of his storefront at 22 Main Street, known as the Bacon Block, where the…

32-40 Main Street, French Block

The French Block, the longest block in downtown Montpelier, was constructed after the great fires of 1875 that destroyed buildings on Main, State and Barre Streets. The block, designed by Montpelier architect and mayor George Guernsey and seen here…

100 State Street, Capitol Plaza

The hotel we know as the Capitol Plaza was built as the Montpelier Tavern in 1932, a three-story hotel replacing an 1826 wood-frame hotel on the same site. A fourth story was added above the cornice line in the 1940s as seen in the top photograph.…