This past Friday The American College of the Building Arts transformed the Old Charleston City Jail into the West Egg.

This 1920’s Great Gatsby themed fundraiser was replete with flappers, barbershop quartets and bootleggers galore.

image of cityscape stencil against prison wall
The color for this chilly night was a warm passionate red, appropriate for the spirit of the night. Tom Crawford, dressed in a classic white tuxedo, served as the auctioneer lending his classic auction talents. The hot sell of the night was a guitar owned by the rolling stones. As the night progressed, all the revelers, including the cops, made their way to the speakeasies making sure not to leave any of the free booze behind. From there, it was off to the dance floor.


No authentic 20’s party would be complete without someone doing The Charleston and there were no shortages on dancers. The event ended by 11. But this warrior weekend, was just the beginning.

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