The Chicago Cultural Center’s glass is cut in the shape of fish scales and measures 38 feet in diameter, spanning over 1,000 square feet.

The Chicago Cultural Center, a landmark building operated by Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, is home to a translucent dome made of Tiffany Favrile glass. The glass is cut in the shape of fish scales and measures 38 feet in diameter, spanning over 1,000 square feet. It contains some 30,000 pieces of glass in 243 sections held within an ornate cast iron frame and sets the world record for being the world’s largest Tiffany glass dome.

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