|Location||102 E. University Ave., Champaign, Illinois|
|Area||0.1 acres (0.040 ha)|
|NRHP reference #||75000642|
|Added to NRHP||August 19, 1975|
The Cattle Bank is a historic bank building located at 102 E. University Ave. in Champaign, Illinois. Built in 1856, it is the oldest commercial building in Champaign. It opened as a branch of the Grand Prairie Bank, Urbana's first bank. Champaign was the southern terminus of a railroad line to Chicago, so cattle raisers from the surrounding area drove their cattle to Champaign to ship them to the Chicago market. The Cattle Bank provided banking and loan services to these cattlemen.
It is currently home to the Champaign County Historical Museum.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Williams, James L. (May 12, 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory - Nomination Form: Cattle Bank" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved June 22, 2014.
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