Styles of Homes - Click to see Detail Chart

Henry Hansen House - built 1895

1029 Charles Street

This Queen Anne style home was built as a single residence for Henry M. Hansen, secretary of Hansen Coal and Ice Company.

Exterior Photos / History

Wyeth-Tootle Mansion - built 1879

1100 Charles Street

Designed by E.J. Eckel and built by William and Eliza Wyeth in 1879. This Majestic Structure was inspired by the castles on the Rhine River in Germany.

Photos  / History

Nunning House - built 1887

1401 Jules Street

Beautiful mansion in the Queen Anne Victorian Style of Architecture. The home is of historical importance for its original owner (August Nunning) and his ties to Missouri's Brewery history.

Exterior and Interior Photos / History


Francis Browne House- built 1879

402 South 12th Street

Built in 1879 by Irish immigrant and wholesale grocer Francis Browne, this Italianate​ was later home to Norther Civil War General and US Congressman General James Craig.

Horton House- built 1859 

401 South 12th Street

Built by carpenter John Sheehan, this is one of the oldest wooden frame houses in St. Joseph. In 1864, Edwin R. Horton, a clerk and freight agent for the St. Joseph & W. Railroad purchased the home. 

Restoration Success!

Edward Hamilton House - built 1851

1423 Francis Street

Home of Edward Hamilton & his family.  First built in an octagonal shape circa 1851, it was modified to a Second Empire design circa 1876.  Craftsman style sun  rooms were added circa 1912. 

Exterior and Interior Photos / History

Unity Church

1202 Felix Street

Now The Center For JOY!

Museum Hill

Hax Duplex- built 1887

417 South 11th Street

Originally built as an income-producing double tenement by George Hax who lived next door. 

​​Chase Mansion- built 1885

1102 Felix Street

 Built in 1885 by a prominent grocer by the name of George Kennard, this mansion was purchased in 1910 by Ernest W. Chase of The Chase Candy Company who invented the famous “Cherry Mash”  Candy bar.


Corby Mansion - built 1860 and 1882

302 South 11th Street  

Home built by Colonel Joseph Corby in 1882. The rear two story Italianate Style home was built in 1860 and in 1882 a Second Empire three story addition was added.

Exterior Interior Photos / Video Tours / History

Museum Hill Architecture

Below is a list of the homes in Museum Hill. Click on the home to see interior photos, history, renovations, and much more.


Otto Quentin House- built 1906

1102 Edmond Street

This is a two story brick dwelling built in 1906 for Otto Quentin. Built with an irregular plan shape, this late Queen Anne house possesses some stylistic details of the Craftsman style. 

Amelia Langue House- built 1905

​112 North 13th Street

​Restoration in Progress!

Motter Mansion - built 1890

301 South 10th Street

Built by Joshua Motter of the Tootle, Wheeler, and Motter Mercantile Company.  The Mansion burnt down in the 1990s and now only the carriage house remains.

Exterior  / History


The Dome - built 1899

1201 Felix Street

The First Church of Christ Scientist building is known to be the most expensive church ever built in St. Joseph, costing more than $130,000 to build.

Exterior and Interior Photos / History

Currently a Venue - Click Link for Booking

Vineyard Mansion- built 1890

​1225 Charles Street

​Designed by the Architectural firm of Eckel & Mann, this Romanesque Revival mansion was home to B. R. Vineyard. 

Currently a Bed & Breakfast- Click Link for Booking