The City of Atlanta's Historic Oakland Cemetery received the award for the 2014 Great Place winner in the Atlanta Regional Commision's 16th annual Developments of Excellence awards. Amy Phuong, the Commissioner, Department of Parks and Recreation said, “I am thrilled that for the past three years, a City of Atlanta park has been honored by the Atlanta Regional Commission with a Development of Excellence Award." Last year, Piedmont Park won the 2013 Great Place award. In 2012, Historic Fourth Ward Park was honored as a Development of Excellence.