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The 400 Condominium Association (400 E. Randolph, Chicago) will mark its 50th Anniversary on August 11th, 2013, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a special event at the Atlantic Ballroom in the Radisson Blu Hotel on North Columbus.
Opened in 1963 as the Outer Drive East Apartments, and converted to condominium in 1973, 400 E. Randolph was the first building built east of Lake Shore Drive and continues to be the proud matriarch of what is now the New Eastside Neighborhood. It is the largest residential building under one roof in Illinois and one of the largest of its kind in the country with 956 units.
The celebration on August 11th will feature a cocktail reception for more than 700 residents and guests as well as entertainment and a formal program from 5:00 - 5:45 p.m. Among the many guests, several elected officials will join in the festivities including Congressman Danny Davis, State Treasurer Dan Rutherford, State Representative Christian Mitchell, County Board Member Jerry "Iceman" Butler and the Vice Mayor of Chicago Ray Suarez.
The landmark building which underwent an award-winning $27.6 million renovation program which has included a fully renovated health and fitness facility, complete renovation of all 32 residential hallways and significant infrastructure projects.
The landmark building with its geodesic dome pool has played host to two movies over the years - Nothing in Common with Jackie Gleason and Tom Hanks, and Eyes of an Angel with John Travolta.
We hope you will be able to join us! For more information, please contact Phil Pritzker, General Manager at 312.321.0613 or firstname.lastname@example.org.