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North Seventh Street Historic District

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1893–1929. 7th St. between Hill and Grand aves. (NRD)

A parkway whose grassy median sports antique acorn lampposts is lined with thirty-four homes that make up the county's best collection of historic dwellings. This part of the original city plat began to be developed with construction of the two-story frame Italianate Cyrus “Doc” Shores House ( ME08.1; 1890), 327 North 7th Street, built as the home of a locally famous lawman. Town founder George Crawford moved from his original downtown dwelling to the more elegant Queen Anne house (1890) next door, at 337 North 7th St.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


What's Nearby


Thomas J. Noel, "North Seventh Street Historic District", [Grand Junction, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 506-506.

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