132 North Winooski Avenue

Circa 1840s


By R. F. Panepinto

Unlike most of the Greek Revival structures on North Winooski Avenue, 132 is a wood frame structure sheathed in clapboards. Aside from this, it is typical for the area. The two and one-half story gable front structure is three bays wide with a two-story porch protecting the right side entrance. The second story is enclosed. Windows, with shutters, are one over one double-hung sashes symmetrically arranged. The wood truss roof is covered in slate shingles with projecting eaves.

133 has remained a single-family residence. The first known occupant was A. S. Mears, a photographer who operated a studio on Church Street. He ran a store from the house in the 1880's. Mr. Mears resided here until 1900. (1)

(1) Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, Vermont Historic Sites and Structures Survey, North Winooski Avenue, Montpelier, VT, Division for Historic Preservation, n.d.