Located in the center of Downtown Chicago, the Civic Opera House was built in 1929 and $100 million restored this majestic landmark to its original splendor. Host your next dinner, reception or meeting on stage, backstage, in the foyer or in one of the private salons. Seats 3,563. Special Feature: In house lighting, design and equipment. Podiums, mics, PA, staging, pianos, hiboys, tables, chairs, red carpet, tours.