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Henry T. Segerstrom: Imagining the Future

| June 2, 2017 | Parties

The New York debut of Henry T. Segerstrom: Imagining the Future turned the lens on the man who helped make O.C. what it is today.

THE PARTY The legacy of late local philanthropist and land developer Henry T. Segerstrom reaches far beyond our shores. The evidence? The New York premiere of the Imagining the Future documentary at the Directors Guild of America. THE GUESTS The crème de la crème of O.C. jetted to the East Coast for the affair, including wife Elizabeth Segerstrom. She and other VIPs mingled with the likes of Macy’s Inc. Chairman and CEO Terry J. Lundgren and enjoyed a dinner at Carnegie Hall complete with a performance from soprano Renée Fleming, who sang “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” one of Henry’s favorites. THE HIGHLIGHTS The screening shared the story of the man who was raised on a SoCal farm, discovered some of the world’s top talents and co-founded South Coast Plaza (it’s feting its 50th anniversary this year). In the words of Fleming: “Henry was a visionary, which meant that he had his own ideas about what he could do.” - Kristen Schott

Photos by Presley Ann and Julie Skarratt, and Courtesy of Patrick McMullan


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