The Chicago Symphony Center in Chicago, IL is a not-to-be-missed destination if you are anywhere near Chicago.
Built in 1904 it was designed by architect Daniel Burnham as a home for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Orchestra Hall was renovated between 1995-1997 and the acoustics are considered excellent. The complex houses a variety of musical companies, including the Chicago Symphony Chorus, Civic Orchestra, Chicago Sinfonietta as well as the Chicago Symphony. The historic building is 9 stories high. Orchestra Hall has been a National Historic Landmark since 1994.
There are ongoing exceptional musical venues from jazz to classical throughout the year, as well as a special Christmas show called Christmas in Chicago. There is a marble staircase in the old style of symphony halls, with a ballroom that can be used for weddings and special occasions. Come to enjoy an elegant evening of music in an historic, yet modernized setting.
A visit to The Chicago Symphony is an excellent choice for musicians and music historians, and a wonderful experience for music lovers of all ages. The building is centrally located at 220 South Michigan Ave and is in close proximity to The Art Institute of Chicago, local parks and restaurants. The seating capacity is 2,522.