The City of Atlanta just issued this press release about Mayor Kasim Reed’s visit with Prince Charles. Here it is:
Mayor Kasim Reed arrived in London this morning and journeyed directly to Poundbury, Dorchester to meet with HRH The Prince of Wales for a half-day tour of Poundbury, a community which contains a wide range of high density, mixed use housing intermingled with economic activity.
“The tour of Poundbury with HRH The Prince of Wales was an extraordinary experience,” said Mayor Kasim Reed. “It was inspiring to meet with some of the residents of Poundbury and learn about their experiences living in a pedestrian and environmentally-friendly community. The quality of design, workmanship and attention paid to ensuring that both market-rate and affordable housing are built to the same high standards is remarkable.”
Mayor Reed added, “I am excited to return home to Atlanta and work with our residents, city and business leaders on actionable plans for urban and cultural