Monroe: 2011 Mayoral Inauguration Coverage

Posted: Monday, May 16, 2011

Rahm Emanuel Mugshot (File)Starting with a concert in Grant Park with the band Chicago on a rainy Saturday afternoon, a weekend of citywide volunteer activities (again in the rain), Chicago finally got around in inaugurating its first new mayor since the 1980s on Monday. The Red Line Project coverage:

Inauguration story: Coverage of the inauguration and post-event meet-and-greet at City Hall.

AudioInterviews with the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Ald. Debra Silverstein (50th Ward) and political consultant David Axelrod.

Storify: Social media coverage of the inauguration

Speech: Prepared text of Emanuel's inauguration address
Photo: City Hall File Photo

Other Inauguration Coverage

Mayor's office: Official inauguration site

Chicago Tribune: Emanuel ready to do it his way

Chicago Sun-Times: Tearful Daley says farewell to City Hall

WBEZ: Inauguration activities

 ChicagoNow: Inauguration schedule

 @MayorEmanuel fake Twitter account (silent since election night)

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