Mayors' Institute on City Design


Joseph P. Riley, Jr. (Host) | Charleston, SC
Stephen Benjamin | Columbia, SC
Bill Finch | Bridgeport, CT
Anthony Foxx | Charlotte, NC
Bill Fulton | Ventura, CA
Timothy Leavitt | Vancouver, WA
Annise Parker | Houston, TX


Angela Brooks | Brooks + Scarpa Architects, Santa Monica, CA
James Charlier | Charlier Associates, Boulder, CO
Cinda Gilliland | SWA Group, Sausalito, CA
Peter Landon | Landon Bone Baker Architects, Chicago, IL
Theodore Landsmark | Boston Architectural College, Boston, MA
Brian Leary | Atlanta BeltLine, Atlanta, GA
Mitchell Silver | Department of City Planning and Raleigh Urban Design Center, Raleigh, NC
Ruth Todd | Page & Turnbull, San Francisco, CA

MICD 48_Mayor Anthony Foxx

“The right design is not always the most popular design. I leave with more confidence to break through politics to get the right things done.”
— U.S. Secretary of Transportation and Former Charlotte, NC Mayor Anthony Foxx

MICD 48_Mayor Annise Parker

“I got as much from seeing the presentations discussed as from my own.”
 — Houston, TX Mayor Annise Parker

MICD 48_Mayor Bill Finch

“A fundamental appreciation of design principles and good urban planning is essential to being a great mayor. The interaction with these skilled professionals [at MICD] helped me take it to another level.”
Columbia, SC Mayor Stephen Benjamin

MICD 48_Mitch Silver

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