The King Block is a national historic site located at 117 High Street, Barton, Vermont, United States. It was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on July 20, 2002. It is privately owned."King Block." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 20 Nov 2007, 02:37 UTC. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 4 Mar 2008
The building has three stories. It is a wood frame large apartment composed of several structures which were joined together. has been modified several times over its history. It started around 1870 as an Italianate single family house. By the 1890s it was being used by multiple-families with shared entries but separate living units. Changes were complete by 1921. The historic modifications to the building reflect the periods of expansion of Barton's milling and manufacturing industries. The building exhibits typical design features of large tenements built in the state in the late 19th and early 20th centuries such as the multiple entry doors on the front façade and multi-level Colonial Revival style rear porch.
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