5 Beds
2.5 Baths
4,752 SqFt
0.07 Acre Lot
3,249 Sqft Lot

Property Map

$960,000 – 1532 Mississippi Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104

Street View

Listing courtesy of Circa Properties.


Est 1877 Only a handful of homes face Lafayette Square Park & only one was built by the steamboat Captain Horace Bixby (mentor of Mark Twain) which sets the stage for the remarkable dwelling that unfolds within its storied walls. Meticulously updated & remodeled w/ items curated to honor its significance & provenance. All the bells & whistles of modern living drenched in detail w/ medallioned ceilings & stunning sunrises from the private primary veranda. Millwork has been painstakingly restored, original light fixtures, sweeping stairwells rebuilt & repurposed original materials. An entertainer’s dream from parlor to patio w/ rooftop garden deck for outdoor entertaining to built-ins & butler’s pantry, add to original elements of pocket doors, elegant fireplaces. Banked in bedrooms a mid-level lounge is a haven for unwinding. A breathtaking façade overlooks the park & the new brick garage w/ spiral stairwell & garden deck raise the roof for outdoor enjoyment & complete the package.

Property Details and Features


  • Cable Available: 1

Appliances & Equipment

  • “Dishwasher”, “Disposal”, “Dryer”, “Gas Cooktop”, “Gas Oven”, “Refrigerator”, “Washer”


  • Basement: “Concrete”, “Partially Finished”, “Unfinished”


  • 2 Full Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bathroom
  • 3 Total Bathrooms
  • 1 bathroom on the main level
  • 3 main/upper level bathrooms
  • 1 main level half bathroom
  • 2 upper level full bathrooms


  • 5 Total Bedrooms
  • Description: Possible Extra Lw Lv,Master Bdr. Suite,Other
  • 5 main/upper level bedrooms
  • 5 upper level bedrooms


  • Above Grade Finished Area: 4752 Sq.Ft.
  • Above Grade Finished Area Source: Public Records
  • Architectural Style: “Historic”, “Manse”, “Other”
  • Below Grade Finished Area: 0 Sq.Ft.
  • Construction Materials: “Brick”
  • Levels: “Three Or More”
  • Living Area: 4752 Sq. Ft.
  • Building Age: 147
  • Style Description: Other
  • 13 total rooms
  • Year Built: 1877


  • Neighborhood: Lafayette Square


  • Cooling: “Ceiling Fan(s)”, “Electric”, “Zoned”


  • Disclosures: “Unknown”, “City”, “Flood Plain No”, “Historic Restriction”, “Occupancy Perm Req”, “Sellers Discl. Avail”

Dining Room

  • Separate Dining


  • Features: “Non Functional”
  • 6 Fireplaces Total
  • Fireplace Included
  • Location: Bedroom,Den/Library,Dining Room,Living Room,Other


  • 2 garage spaces
  • Garage Included


  • Heating: “Forced Air”, “Zoned”
  • Heating Included
  • Heat Source: Gas,Solar

Home Owner’s Association

  • Fee: 0

Interior Features

  • Features: “Bookcases”, “Historic/Period Mlwk”, “Special Millwork”, “Window Treatments”, “High Ceilings”, “Some Wood Floors”


  • Butler Pantry,Center Island,Custom Cabinetry,Eat-In Kitchen,Granite Countertops


  • Price per Sq.Ft.: $202
  • Transaction Type: Sale
  • Ownership Type: Private


  • Special Areas: 2nd Floor Laundry,Balcony,Bonus Room,Entry Foyer,Front/Back Stairs,Library/Den,Living Room,Media Room
  • Major Area: Central East
  • Parcel Number: 1807-00-0060-0
  • Subdivision Name: Newman Howard Add
  • Township: St. Louis City


  • Features: “Fencing”, “Level Lot”, “Park View”, “Partial Fencing”, “Sidewalks”, “Streetlights”
  • Lot Size Acres: 0.0746
  • Lot Size Dimensions: 25×130
  • Lot Size Source: County Records
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 3250 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Number: 4


  • Misc. Features: Deck-Composite,Near Public Trans,Patio,Porch-Covered,Smoke Alarm/Detec


  • Carport Spaces: 0
  • 2 covered spaces
  • Features: “Additional Parking”, “Alley Access”, “Garage Door Opener”, “Off Street”, “Workshop in Garage”
  • Parking Total: 0


  • Possession: “Close Of Escrow”


  • Property Sub Type: Residential


  • Elementary School: Sigel Elem. Comm. Ed. Center
  • High School: Vashon High
  • High School District: St. Louis City
  • Middle Or Junior School: Long Middle Community Ed. Center


  • “Public Sewer”


  • Prop Asses City Tax: 1
  • Annual Tax Amount: 7862
  • Tax Legal Description: C. B. 1807 MISSISSIPPI AVE 25 FT X 130 FT NEWMAN & HOWARD ADDN BLOCK 1 LOT 4
  • Tax Year: 2023


  • Water Source: “Public”


  • Features: “Six Panel Door(s)”, “French Door(s)”, “Pocket Door(s)”, “Some Insulated Wndws”, “Some Stained Glass”, “Some Wood Windows”
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