Cole Taylor Opens Updated Milwaukee Avenue Branch

Serving Bucktown Neighborhood Since 1929

Dec 14, 2010, 16:00 ET from Cole Taylor Bank

CHICAGO, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cole Taylor Bank has opened a newly renovated and updated bank branch in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood.  The facility, at 1965 N. Milwaukee Avenue, continues Cole Taylor's more than 80 year history of providing banking services to the growing and vibrant communities of Bucktown, Wicker Park, Logan Square and the surrounding neighborhoods.



The branch offers full banking services, including commercial, small business and consumer banking, ATMs and a drive-up facility.

In opening the updated branch, Cole Taylor President and CEO Mark A. Hoppe said, "We are delighted to provide our customers and neighbors with this bright, welcoming new banking facility.  We've been a part of the Bucktown community for more than 80 years and are encouraged by the growth and revitalization the neighborhood is enjoying.  We are happy to be a part of this great community."

In commenting on the renovated branch in his Ward, 1st Ward Alderman Proco Joe Moreno, said, "The updating of this Cole Taylor facility is one of the positive signs that our economy is convalescing. Over the last six months, I've seen many new businesses coming to the Ward.  I'm optimistic about our future and I will continue to work to bring business and jobs to the 1st Ward."

About Taylor Capital Group, Inc.  (Nasdaq: TAYC)

Taylor Capital Group, Inc. is a $4.6 billion bank holding company for Cole Taylor Bank, a Chicago-based commercial bank specializing in serving the banking needs of closely held businesses and the people who own and manage them. Cole Taylor is a member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.

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