Dunsmuir House - The Mansion

The Mansion

The Dunsmuir mansion was designed by the San Francisco architect, J. Eugene Freeman, and is an example of Neoclassical-Revival architecture which was popular in the late 1800s. The 37-room mansion is 16,224 square feet and features 10 fireplaces, a Tiffany-style dome, wood paneled public rooms and inlaid parquet floors. The servant quarters in the house are designed to accommodate 12 live-in staff.

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