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Civic Opera Building
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rear facade
General information
Status Complete
Architectural style art deco
Address 20 North Wacker Drive
Construction started 1927
Completed 1929
Cost $23,385,000
Height 555'
Technical details
Floor count 45

The Civic Opera Building is a 45-story office tower at 20 North Wacker Drive in Chicago. The building opened November 4, 1929, and has an Art Deco interior. It has a 3,563-seat opera house, the Civic Opera House, which is the second-largest opera auditorium in North America.

Today, the opera house is the permanent home of the Lyric Opera of Chicago.

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