A thriving residential community in the city's center, downtown Bloomington is home to the cultural district, art galleries, and the history museum with a visitors center, retail shops and restaurants.
Lincoln frequented the law offices of David Davis and the bank owned by Asahel Gridley.
The Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts showcases a variety of dramatic, comedic and musical performances.
A fourth-generation, family owned Chinese-American Restaurant in business for more than 94 years.
Lincoln argued many cases in an earlier courthouse located at the site across the street.
Two lots at this site were owned by Lincoln for nearly five years. The property was later purchased by the widow of Dr. Eli Crothers.
Lucca Grill was established in 1936 by brothers Fred and John Baldini and was named for their hometown of Lucca, Itlay.
Lincoln stayed in the hotel owned by his friend John Ewing. The Ewing family later became part of the Adlai Stevenson political dynasty.
Lincoln spoke from the portico of the Pike House hotel on the evening of May 28, 1856.
American taphouse serving flatbreads, burgers and pasta in Abraham Lincoln's former law office.
Lincoln's fiery speech against the Kansas-Nebraska Act launched him as the leader of the Illinois Republican Party.
This Art Deco building served as the corporate headquarters for State Farm Insurance from its construction until 1974.
Jesse Fell invited Lincoln to Kersey Fell's law office and pressed him about writing an autobiography to help promote his presidential candidacy.