Civic Opera Building
|Also known as||
Civic Opera House
20 North Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60606
|Designed by||Graham, Anderson, Probst & White|
|Maximum height||555 feet/167 meters|
- Seating: 3,500.
- The man who commissioned this building, Samuel Insull, formed Commonwealth Edison.
- When this building opened, water from the Chicago River was pumped inside for the hydraulic pumps that raised and lowered the stage.
- 2007: This building was bought by Tishman Speyer Properties for $185 million.
- February, 2012: This building was bought by Berkeley Properties for $125.78 million.