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St. Joseph, Missouri The Geiger Mansion, circa 1911
Bids Due August 18
St. Joseph, Missouri
To be sold by bid.

This property is being offered for sale by the City of St. Joseph MO. All bids will be accepted from June 19, 2011 through August 18, 2011 by 4 pm. RFP's will be required as well as a pre-approval letter or a letter of proof of funds to submit offers. Contact the city for the RFP2011-32. Only bids with a minimum starting amount of $250,000 will be considered.

This property is a rare English Gothic Revival mansion designed by the famous Architect E. J. Eckel. Built 1911-12 by Dr. Jacob Geiger who performed the post-mortem on Jesse James after his death in 1882 and lastly owned by the United Missouri Bank who very carefully renovated the home into a bank in 1976.

The home features 3 floors with a full basement totaling 10,379 sq.ft. gross building area. Other features include outstanding woodwork, an ornate Italian fireplace from an English castle, open staircase, coffered ceilings, and more. Outside features gargoyle rain relief drains. Solid brick structure; property has been re-roofed and re-pointed in the last 10 years.

Property cannot be purchased or used as a financial institution for a period of 5 years. Zoned C-3 Commercial. Land is 0.69 of an acre or 115x255.

Maureen Powers
City of St. Joseph, Mo.
City Hall