Mayor Menino at home away from home The recuperating mayor has set up shop in the Parkman House, a manse about as far from his Readville home as a man of the people can get ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff Mayor Thomas Menino has all the comforts of home at the Parkman House, including his favorite chair. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff Menino in the parlor of the Parkman House. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff One of the two small kitchens that the Meninos use at the mansion. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff The courtyard of the Parkman House. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff The parlor features a piano and fresh flowers. The painting is on loan from the Massachusetts Historical Society. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff The grand center staircase on the second floor looking up to the third floor. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff A view of the second-floor parlor. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff A famous painting on display at the house from the private collection of David G. Mugar. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff Mayor Menino hosted a staff gathering in the formal dining room at the Parkman House, which has a 14-foot ceiling and a marble fireplace. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff The small, sunny reading room on the second floor where Menino often works or reads. John Tlumacki/Globe staff The Greek Revival mansion is on one of the most desirable streets in Boston, atop Beacon Hill. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Mayor Menino’s Hyde Park home is modest in comparison to the Parkman House mansion. Paul Connell/Globe staff/File 1975 A view of a dining area at the Parkman House in 1975. Ted Dully/Globe Staff A photo of the front guest bedroom in 1980. Jimmy Carter slept here when he was governor of Georgia. Ted Dully/Globe staff/File 1980 The second floor study in 1980. The room was used by Mayor White and for conferences. Paul Connell/Globe staff The Parkman Center Courtyard in 1973.