Unitarian Church of Urbana

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Unitarian Church of Urbana
Channing-Murray Foundation Unitarian Universalist Chapel Urbana Illinois.jpg
(2013)
Unitarian Church of Urbana is located in Illinois
Unitarian Church of Urbana
Location 1209 W. Oregon St.
Urbana, Illinois
Coordinates: 40°6′24″N 88°13′30″W / 40.10667°N 88.22500°W / 40.10667; -88.22500
Built 1908
Architect Walter C. Root
C.F. Smith
Architectural style Bungalow/Craftsman
Gothic Revival
Tudor Revival
Governing body private
NRHP Reference # 91000572[1]
Added to NRHP May 13, 1991

The former Unitarian Church, now the Channing-Murray Foundation at 1209 West Oregon Street in Urbana, Illinois, is the Unitarian-Universalist Campus Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It includes a chapel and a vegetarian restaurant, "The Red Herring". The Foundation was established in 1954 as a merger of the Murray Club of the Universalist Church in Urbana, and the Young People's Club or Unity Club of the Unitarian Church. The building was constructed in 1908 as the Unitarian Chapel[2]

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Anderson, Jane C. "History of Channing-Murray Foundation and its Red Herring" Unitarian-Universalist Church of Urbana-Champaign, 1979

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