National and State Register

Ouray Historic District

Ouray County

Located in the San Juan mountains, the district encompasses almost the entire historic townsite and reflects Ouray’s importance as a supply center for the nearby mining regions from 1886 to 1915

A view of a white building from an angle with mountain behind it. The building has a covered balcony with wooden pillars supporting it.

Ouray Historic District (Western Hotel, 1997 photograph.)

The buildings within the district represent a variety of styles, with brick Italianate structures predominating in the commercial area.  Primarily frame residential structures are found on the hillsides overlooking the town.  The property is associated with the Mining Industry in Colorado Multiple Property Submission.