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| July 27, 2011 | Parties

THE PARTY More than 530 of Chicago’s architecture and design elite attended the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s 36th annual gala, aptly themed Transformation. THE SCENE Gorgeous floral centerpieces by Bukiety and d├ęcor by Gary Lee Partners and Lightswitch Architectural transformed the Fairmont Chicago. Co-chairs John Buck II, Patrick Ryan and Miles White highlighted must-have silent auction prizes, including a private party in the Wrigley Building clock tower, while Hey Jimmy provided the music for the evening. THE FINALE The event raised $450,000 for the foundation and its programs. Photos by Ana Miyares


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