Chicago Architecture Info

Orchestra Hall

Official name: Theodore Thomas Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center
220 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Basic Information
Designed by D.H. Burnham & Company
Cost $750,000
Type Skyscraper
Floors: 8
Neighborhood: The Loop
More Information
  • 14 December, 1904 - The Chicago Symphony Orchestra performs for the first time in its new home. Previouisly, the orchestra performed down the street in the Auditorium Theater.
  • 14 December, 2004 - The Chicago Symphony Orchestra celebrates 100 years in this building with a concert featuring the same music played on opening night, December 14, 1904. The program includes Wagner, Handel, and Beethoven.