Story House

342 Seventh Avenue

1895

Built by Charles Warren for Wm. Story, a lawyer and Ouray judge, this fine home cost $6,000, a very substantial amount for that day. This three story, ten room Queen Anne beauty has dormers, bay and leaded glass windows, a gabled roof line, four tiled fireplaces that share a common chimney, decorative ornamentation (some wood and some woven wire), porches and a wrought iron ornamental fence - - all characteristics of that style home and era. After Judge Story sold his home it became a boardinghouse called Hotel Story. Later it was a mortuary and remained so for 42 years. In 1976 it was purchased for a private home and is that to this day.

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