Built in 1854

Champion House

Champion House is a historic Italianate mansion located in Belleville, Illinois, within the Old Belleville district. The home was built in 1854 by Patience Champion.

History

Iron fireplaces, old things – doors, plaster, windows, and more. Read about the various parts of the Champion House project as my family and I live in and fix up this beauty.

The Project

Iron fireplaces, old things – doors, plaster, windows, and more. Read about the various parts of the Champion House project as my family and I live in and fix up this beauty.

Champion House Blog

Be a part of our experience in real time! Come with us on our journey as we revitalize this historic beauty through our blog articles.

Premiere: The Million Dollar Razzle Dazzle

  • Sept. 4th – 12:30 (MX Movies & Bar downtown St. Louis)
  • Sept. 4th – 2:15 (MX Movies & Bar downtown St. Louis)
  • Sept. 10th – 4 pm (Lincoln Theatre in Belleville IL)
  • Sept. 11th – 4 pm (Lincoln Theatre in Belleville IL)

Key scenes from the film were filmed at Champion House, largely in the attic. Still in the same condition as it was in the beginning, the sturdy soot-stained wooden space provided a unique landscape.

The Million Dollar Razzle Dazzle is the latest film project of Dan Steadman, a local filmmaker returned from Hollywood to his roots in the Midwest.

Key scenes from the film were filmed at Champion House, largely in the attic. Still in the same condition as it was in the beginning, the sturdy soot-stained wooden space provided a unique landscape.