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Field of Greens

Field of Greens
The local USGBC hit Soldier Field Saturday for its annual Emerald Gala, honoring members who've played special roles. Over 500 enjoyed organic (of course) local dinner, dancing, and a green-thmed silent auction—winning items from new flooring to topiaries.
Wight & Co's Julie, Matt Duggan and Lauren Bagull
We snapped Wight & Co.'s Julie  AltonMatt Duggan, and Lauren Bagull. Julie is redesigning Naperville Central High (alma mater of Bisnow's Maureen Wilkey) and designing the Naperville Early Childhood Center, which will include child-height window boxes so kids can curl up to read a book or look at bugs outside.
, U of C's Steve Wisenthal donned bike shorts and joined Northwestern University's Bonnie Humphrey
Taking the creative black tie dress code literally, U of C's Steve Wisenthal donned bike shorts and joined Northwestern's Bonnie Humphrey. (Isn't that fraternizing with the enemy?) UIC is in the process of building a new lab building, slated for LEED Gold. Keeping pace, Northwestern's standards require all new buildings to be at least LEED Silver.
HJKessler& Associates' Helen Kessler (right) joined Grumman/Butkus Associates' David Eldridge and his wife Caryn
HJKessler & Associates' Helen Kessler (right) chatted with Grumman/Butkus Associates' David Eldridge  and his wife Caryn, before accepting her Intent to Matter Award for her work in public green buildings in Chicago, including the Chicago Public Schools and the City's branch libraries. Also receiving awards: Governor Pat Quinn's OfficeMcDonald's, and HOK.