Plight of a Burlington house illustrates preservationists’ dilemma

It’s a house that hundreds pass every day on North Fisher Street, perhaps without a second thought as they wait for the stoplight to change. Others argue it is a key visual clue that people have entered the West Burlington Historic District.

Regardless, soon it will be no more.

Tucked in the corner of West Front and North Fisher streets, the historic structure goes by a variety of names: the Roy W. Malone House, the historic Coleman House, and sometimes the hybrid Malone-Coleman home.

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(Burlington Times-News, 11/12/2016)