New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin (center) shares the podium with (l to r) Tom Cochran, Exec. Dir. of the US Conference of Mayors; Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley, founder of MICD; Ron Bogle, President and CEO of the American Architectural Foundation; Oliver Thomas, President of the New Orleans City Council; Jeff B. Speck, NEA; Louisiana Lieutenant Gov. Mitchell Landrieu. Photo: Aaron Koch.