Urbana Lincoln Hotel

209 S. Broadway Avenue



In an effort to boost local tourism and attract conventions, a group of local businessmen invested in a new hotel for downtown Urbana. They rejected architect Joseph Royer’s first plans as “bordering on the commonplace” and he came back with a superb Tudor Revival design. The hotel opened its doors during the 1923 University of Illinois Homecoming Weekend.


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Created on: Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 14:24
- Author - Visitor