This three-story, 42-room estate cost half a million dollars when it was built by successful St. Louis businessman Samuel ... More
Samuel Cupples House
This three-story, 42-room estate cost half a million dollars when it was built by successful St. Louis businessman Samuel Cupples in 1889. The purple sandstone mansion features elaborate Romanesque architecture and boasts 22 fireplaces, five centuries of fine art, finely curved woodwork and some of the home's original furniture. Tours of the historic Samuel Cupples House, which was donated to St. Louis University in 1942, are conducted Tuesday through Saturday. Special tours in foreign languages and for the hearing or sight impaired can be prearranged by telephone. The mansion is closed during the month of January.
Visit the house where ragtime music legend Scott Joplin is known to have spent one of his most productive periods.
A nine year resident of St. Louis, Joplin spent two years in this house with wife Belle Haden. He ...
St. Louis' City Hall, a massive stone building at the corner of Tucker and Market streets, was designed in 1890,
when the city was still among the half dozen largest cities in the country. Roughly modeled after the city ...
Going to this Italian restaurant is like going to a photo museum of famous St. Louisians. All of the walls
are practically covered by 8"x10" autographed photos of local celebrities. The restaurant lacks an Italian feel, but fits in ...