Lincoln Building (Champaign, Illinois)

Lincoln Building
Location 44 E. Main St., Champaign, Illinois
Coordinates 40°7′3″N 88°14′30″W / 40.11750°N 88.24167°W / 40.11750; -88.24167Coordinates: 40°7′3″N 88°14′30″W / 40.11750°N 88.24167°W / 40.11750; -88.24167
Area less than one acre
Built 1916
Architect Harry Roberts Temple
Architectural style Classical Revival, Chicago
NRHP Reference # 96000854[1]
Added to NRHP August 1, 1996

The Lincoln Building is a historic commercial building located at 44 E. Main St. in Champaign. Built in 1916, the Commercial style building was designed by architect Harry Roberts Temple. The five-story brick building features a copper cornice and terra cotta decorations. The building's facade is divided into a first-floor base, shaft, and capital at the top, a feature of Commercial style buildings modeled after Classical columns. The first two floors of the building feature large sash windows, with storefront windows on the first floor and display windows on the second; the upper stories have smaller double-hung sash windows. The building's interior features terrazzo floors, marble accents, and wood trim.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[1]


  1. 1 2 National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. Novak, Alice E.; Kummer, Karen L. (October 1995). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Lincoln Building" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved June 22, 2014.

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