ATLANTA -- The City of Atlanta’s Historic Oakland Cemetery was named the 2014 Great Place winner by the Atlanta Regional Commission at their 16th annual Developments of Excellence Awards. The winners were announced on Friday, Nov. 8 at the ARC’s annual State of the Region breakfast.
“I am thrilled that for the third straight year, a City of Atlanta park has been honored by the Atlanta Regional Commission with a Development of Excellence Award,” said Amy Phuong, Commissioner, Department of Parks and Recreation.
“The partnership between the City of Atlanta and the Historic Oakland Foundation demonstrates how long-standing partnerships and innovative leadership can positively impact the quality of life for the people of Atlanta. Under Mayor Reed’s leadership, the Department of Parks and Recreation will continue to transform lives and revitalize neighborhoods by creating and maintaining beautiful green spaces and parks.”