Chipeta Avenue in Grand Junction, Colorado, is a street that dates back to the original town plot of the early 1880s. The street is home to several historic homes that have been a part of the Grand Valley for over 100 years.

Let's look at a Grand Junction home that has been carefully maintained and upgraded over the years and is now on the market ready for new owners.

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Grand Junction's Historic Downtown

756 Chipeta Avenue is located just a block or two from Grand Junction's Washington Park and the East Middle School. The home is easily found at the corner of Chipeta Avenue and 8th Street. You'll notice statues of two lions watching over the property on the stairs leading to the front door.

756 Chipeta Avenue

Many streets in downtown Grand Junction date back to the town's original plot and are streets named after early Colorado settlers. However, two streets in historic Grand Junction take their names from the Ute Indians. Chief Ouray and his wife Chipeta have streets named after them in the Grand Valley. Chipeta Avenue is the only street on the original Grand Junction plot named for a female Indian maiden.

A Mansion with Options

This turn-of-the-century mansion has seven bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. The home is split into sections which allows for 3 units that all have a kitchen area. Scroll through the photos of this well-kept historic home that has stood in downtown Grand Junction for 115 years.

Photos: Historic Turn of the Century Mansion For Sale in Western Colorado

Here comes a rare opportunity to own a turn-of-the-century mansion in Grand Junction's historic downtown district. Join us for a virtual tour of this home on Chipeta Avenue which was completed in 1908.

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

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