AAA Editor Notes
Samuel Cupples House at St. Louis University is at 3673 W. Pine Mall. This 42-room Romanesque mansion, complete with 22 fireplaces, was built in 1888 at a cost of $500,000. The exterior boasts gargoyles and ornamental stonework; the interior features Tiffany windows, intricate wood paneling, and displays of fine and decorative arts dating from 1400 to 1920. The Turshin Fine Arts Glass Collection of American and European Art Glass is displayed on the third floor.Guided tours are available.