“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Burlington in Chittenden County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)


Arahmi Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alexander Schwarzmueller, June 10, 2018
1. Arahmi Marker
Inscription.  Arahmi

"A place where I would like to be," from the language of the people of the dawn who lived in harmony in this area for 10,000 or more years, the real discoverers and explorers of Vermont.

This building was rebuilt from the spirit of living lightly on the land and is an attempt to create a community that is harmonious with itself and its connections to the world. The best available technology was utilized to ensure the most efficient fuel, water and electric conservation, insulation and waste water disposal. A third floor was added to this historic Burlington waterfront railroad warehouse, transforming the structure into efficient and affordable housing that can be heated by gas, oil or wood.

People and institutions that helped this experiment to ripen are Harry Atkinson, Rick Schneider, Cal Schneider, Mike Humphreys, Alex Carver, Rolf Kielman, Roland Batten, Stuart Hamilton, John Stimets, Rob Sagui, John Chamberlain, Norman Breault, Joe Lovering, Hank Jacques, Marty Therrien, Bernie Young, Bob Neeld, John Rasys, Lee Alberry, Soutiere Electric crew, Ghislain Godbout and crew, Eugene Schweer, George
Arahmi Marker on Building image. Click for full size.
By Alexander Schwarzmueller, June 10, 2018
2. Arahmi Marker on Building
Sagui, Jason Parkin, Jim Atkinson, Carl Atkinson, Don Moguin, Ann Stewart, Neil Vallencourt, Ed Lozier, Frank Quinn, Marisha Kazeniak, Mike Delaney, Deborah Goodman, Mary Houghton, Maggie Skenderian, Tim Mckenzie, Burlington Community Land Trust, Howard Bank, Kelman & Batten, avenco Ltd., Mechanical Consulting Service Inc., Dufrense Henry Inc., Burlington Fire Department, Burlington Department of Public Works and the Crowley Insurance Agency.

This building was saved by an alert Burlington Fire Department during construction from fire by arson.

Sustenance and relief were provided by breakfast at Handy's and Nector's; lunch at Bove's and Spandex on the bike path.

In the year 10,090 (Abenaki calendar).
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. 44° 28.854′ N, 73° 13.301′ W. Marker is in Burlington, Vermont, in Chittenden County. Marker is at the intersection of Lake Street and Penny Lane on Lake Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 216 Lake Street, Burlington VT 05401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 2nd Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battery Park (about 300 feet away); William Wells (about 500 feet away); The Battery
Arahmi Marker & Building image. Click for full size.
By Alexander Schwarzmueller, June 10, 2018
3. Arahmi Marker & Building
West side of building. Picture shot from across the street and tracks (now New England Central RR). The walk-up to the apartment entrance was poured into the gauge of old tracks.
(about 600 feet away); Howard William Plant memorial (about 600 feet away); First International Ice Hockey Game (about 700 feet away); Little Italy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Neighborhood Groceries (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 151 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 10, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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