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A Salute to DuPont

Annual Gala

April 11, 2002  

The National Building Museum presented its 2002 Honor Award to DuPont. The award coincided with the 200th anniversary of DuPont, widely known for its inventions and scientific achievements—many of which have had a profound impact on the building and design industries.

DuPont Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Charles O. Holliday, Jr. accepted the award before an audience of nearly 1,000 cultural, corporate, building industry, and political leaders. The festive black-tie gala was held on April 11, 2002 in the landmark Great Hall of the National Building Museum.

The 2002 Honor Award co-chairs included Mike Goodrich of BE&K, Peter Oakley of BASF Corporation, Will Miller of Irwin Financial Corporation, and Hal Yoh of Day & Zimmermann, Inc. The National Building Museum was pleased to have the support of BASF Corporation, BE&K, Inc., and the Lynn and Foster Friess Family Foundation as Patrons; and Alcoa, The Dow Chemical Company, EDS, Gensler, Holland & Knight, MBNA, McGraw-Hill Construction Information Group, and Rockwell Automation Allen-Bradley, among others, as Sponsors.