Chicago Architecture Info
The Oriental Theater Building
Official name: The Ford Center for the Performing Arts
Formerly known as The Civic Tower Building
The United Masonic Temple
24 West Randolph Street
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Basic Information
Designed by Rapp & Rapp
Floors: 32
Maximum height 276 feet/83 meters
Neighborhood: The Loop
More Information
  • Length: 140 feet
  • Width: 181 feet
  • 1981: The theater was so run down that it closed to the public.
  • 1996: Renovations began.
  • 1998: The theater opened to the public.
  • 2013: A proposal was floated to turn the office portion of this building into residences.