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The built environment of the University of Vermont includes structures which range from those of major architectural significance (H.H.Richardson's Billings Library, 1883-85, and McKim, Mead and White's Southwick Memorial, 1934) to those whose functional design is transparent and less significant (the bus shelter in front of the Royall Tyler Theatre). Included in this survey of major buildings are structures whose functions reveal the changing curricular emphasis of the University in terms of scale, placement, and style. For a complete listing of University of Vermont Campus Treasures and University of Vermont Buildings see Professor Thomas Visser's web site.


 
College Edifice, Detail of Banjo
Clock, c. 1820s, Fleming Collections
 
Old Mill, 1824-25
Old Mill is sited on the east side of the Campus Green, directly aligned with College Street and downtown Burlington. Erected in 1825, Old Mill replaced the original College Edifice, which was destroyed by fire on May 27, 1824. The College Edifice was begun in 1800 and completed in 1807. It was constructed of local brick and stood as Jeffrey Marshall has noted...


 
   
The Robert Hull Fleming Museum,1930-32
A gift in part from Katherine Wolcott in memory of her uncle, Robert Hull Fleming (UVM, Class of 1862), and of UVM Trustee James B. Wilbur whose collection of Vermontiana was housed in the Museum until 1960, the beaux-arts classical style Museum was designed by...

 
   
School of Natural Resources, 1982.
Sited at the elevated southeast corner of Main Campus, the George D. Aiken Center for Natural Resources is a three-storied structure of glass and brick, housing faculty offices, instructional space, a sophisticated computer facility, and ten research laboratories. A dramatic sloped...