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Name:  Stockstrom House
Address:  3400 Russell
Architectural Firm/Architect:   Ernst Janssen
Designation: City Landmark
The house on 3400 Russell was built for Charles Stockstrom by Ernst Janssen. Stockstrom, a German who came to St. Louis in 1880, had made his fortune in the Quick Meal Stove Company, which he founded. Later, the company became known as the American Stove Company.

Janssen modelled the house after the Schloss (castle) at Schwerin, Germany, built between 1844 and 1857. The interior represents a mixture of German baronial and French renaissance styled influences. A very well appointed house, it contains seven dining areas. The basement contains a bowling alley, a rathskeller and a bar room.

Janssen, Ernst C.
Stockstrom, Charles

Stockstrom House
Stockstrom House
Stockstrom House



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