City of DeKalb Relocates to Historic Building

DeKalb’s City Manager, Bill Nicklas points to the history books, which share the building’s rich history.

The two-story Queen Anne-style building at 164 E. Lincoln Highway in DeKalb was built by DeKalb National Bank in 1892. The DeKalb Police Department was located behind the building in what is now a parking lot.

The building originally housed DeKalb National Bank and Sheets & Knodle Hardware. In 1902, the bank changed its name to First National Bank of DeKalb, the hardware store relocated and a limestone facade was added.

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