Building History Detail
City Bank Building

A two story bank occupied by the City Bank until 1965 when it merged with American City Bank & Trust. In 1966 it was bought by Association Life Insurance who had headquarters there. Sampson Investments bought the building in 1986 but by 1997 it was vacant and under foreclosure by the bank. It was demolished to make way for a proposed Embassy Suites hotel that was never built and is currently a vacant lot.

Architect: unknown

Year Built: 1921, Year Demolished: ?

Address History:
181-187 2nd St (1921 - 1929)
735-739 N 2nd St (1930 - ?)

Milwaukee Journal, November 10, 1966
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 5, 1997
WHS Architecture Inventory Image
WHS Historical Images

Wisconsin Historical Society AHI#: 108548

Record Update: 2011-03-03