List of tallest buildings in Vermont

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This is a list of the tallest buildings in the U.S. state of Vermont by number of floors. All buildings over ten stories are included, as well as buildings over 100 feet in height.

By the amount of floors, at 124 feet, Decker Towers in Burlington is the shortest building to be the tallest in a U.S. State.

A $220 million redevelopment project in downtown Burlington is in its final stages of approval; it includes what would be the tallest building in the state, a 160-foot residential tower.[1]

Tallest buildings

Building Image Floors Height Town/City Year built Notes
Decker Towers Decker towers BTV.jpg 11 124 feet Burlington 1971
North Barre Manor[2] 11 98 feet [3] Barre 1982 Height including roof mechanics unknown.
Sheldon Towers [4] 10 124 feet Rutland
Three Cathedral Square [5] BTV 3CathedralSq 20170402.jpg 10 103 feet Burlington 1979
The Westlake Residences [6] 9 108 feet Burlington 2007
Hilton Burlington (Burlington Square) [7] 8 116 feet[8] Burlington 1976
Corporate Plaza (Key Bank) [9] 8 105 feet [8] Burlington 1988[10]
Service Building Depot Park showing service building on merchant row, Rutland, Vt. 2 (63243).jpg 7 101 feet[11][12] Rutland 1930
Stowe Community Church 2004-02-25 - 08 - Main Street church, Stowe.jpg 5 165 feet[13] Stowe 1863[14]
Ira Allen Chapel (UVM) UVM IraAllenChapel 20161225.jpg 5 170 feet[15][16][17] Burlington 1925 Church steeple
Montpelier City Hall Montpelier, VT 16.JPG 4 136 feet Montpelier 1909
Vermont State House Capitol building Montpelier Vermont .jpg 2 140 feet Montpelier 1859
St. Mary Star of the Sea StMarySOS.jpg 2 114 feet Newport 1904 Church steeple

Tallest proposed or approved

Building Town/City Height Floors Status
Burlington Square Apartments (East[18] & West[19] Towers) Burlington 191 feet 16 Unbuilt; dual towers proposed in 1975. Eventually shelved; Courtyard Burlington Harbor was built on the proposed site in 2007.[20]
Montpelier tower[21] Montpelier 172 feet 14 Unbuilt; proposed in 1988.
Burlington Town Center tower [1] Burlington 160 feet 14 Approved for construction by popular vote on November 8, 2016. Will be tallest building in the state once erected.[22]
The Park[23] Burlington 100 feet 10 Proposed, current status unknown

Other tall structures

Name Image Height Town/City Built Type Notes
Kingdom Community Wind project 450 feet Lowell 2012[24] wind turbines 21 turbines in total.
WCAT Radio Tower 445 feet Burlington 1981 Radio mast Part of a larger array; other towers are 358 and 266 feet tall. Tallest radio tower in Vermont.
Bennington Battle Monument Bennington Monument 02 (9374505246).jpg 306 feet Bennington 1889 obelisk Tallest occupiable structure in Vermont.
WIZN Tower[25] 199 feet Charlotte 1986 Radio mast
Petrofina Alburg #1[26] 160 feet Alburg 1964 oil derrick Remnants of a short oil boom in the mid-20th century. Abandoned in 1965.[27]
North Springfield Gatehouse [28] 160 feet North Springfield 1960 gatehouse
Bethel Tower [29] 120 feet Bethel 2013 cell phone tower
Moran Municipal Generation Station 90 feet Burlington 1955 power plant Decommissioned in 1986.
Vermont Yankee Tower Vernon 1972 power plant Decommissioned in 2014.
Farmhouse Inn[30] 68 feet Woodstock 1915 barnhouse Claims to be the tallest barn in Vermont.
Hubbard Park Tower[31] MontpelierVT HubbardParkTower 20170827.jpg 58 feet Montpelier 1930 Observation tower
Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial 50 feet South Royalton 1905 obelisk One of "the largest polished shafts in the world".
Burlington Breakwater North Light 35 feet Burlington 2003 lighthouse Tallest lighthouse in Vermont.

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  2. ^ "North Barre Manor". Barre Housing Authority. Retrieved 2014-12-11. 
  3. ^ "Decision and Order on Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment" (PDF). Vermont Judiciary. Retrieved 14 December 2014. ...The building= s permit states that it is approximately 98 feet in height from the ground to the > highest point of roof. 
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  5. ^ "Three Cathedral Square, Burlington". Emporis. Retrieved 2014-12-09. 
  6. ^ "Movin' on Up". Seven Days. Retrieved 2014-12-13. 
  7. ^ "Hilton Burlington, Burlington". Emporis. Retrieved 2014-12-14. 
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  11. ^ "SAH Archipedia". UVaP. 2012. Retrieved 2014-12-24. 
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  13. ^ "HISTORIC AMERICAN TIMBER-FRAMED STEEPLES" (PDF). Timber Framing. November 2007. Retrieved 2014-12-21. 
  14. ^ "Stowe Community Church". Retrieved 2014-12-21. 
  15. ^ "New Ira Allen Chapel, Gift of Hon. James B. Wilbur, Dedicated". Vermont Alumni Weekly: Dedication of the Ira Allen Chapel, Vol. IV, No. 13. The Alumni Council of the University of Vermont. January 19, 1927. 
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  17. ^ "In Celebration of the Centennial Year of the Billings Library and the Diamond Jubilee of the Ira Allen Chapel", Dedication ceremonies of The Billings–Ira Allen Campus Center, Friday the 18th of April 1986 (Program pamphlet obtained from the UVM Bailey–Howe Library, Special Collections Department)
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  21. ^ "Montpelier Journal; A Rising Debate Over a Plan to Raise the Skyline". New York Times. 1988-08-01. Retrieved 2014-12-23. 
  22. ^ https://www.burlingtonvt.gov/sites/default/files/u8/GEMS%20ELECTION%20SUMMARY%20REPORT.pdf
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  24. ^ "Green Mountain Power" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-12-21. 
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  27. ^ "Oil & Gas in Vermont" (PDF). Office of the State Geologist. Retrieved 2014-12-23. 
  28. ^ "Vermont Be Damned". Hartford Courant. Retrieved 2015-02-02. 
  29. ^ "Bethel Tower - telecomvt.org". Vermont Telecommunication Authority. Retrieved 2014-12-20. 
  30. ^ "Let's Get Away". Retrieved 2014-12-24. 
  31. ^ "Hubbard Park Tower". Retrieved 2014-12-20. 
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