Monroe: 2011 Mayoral Inauguration Coverage
Posted: Monday, May 16, 2011
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.
Audio: Interviews 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)