Letting go is hard for Menino as memories pour in

Everywhere he looks, through the window of his City Hall office or his ubiquitous SUV, Mayor Thomas Michael Menino sees the imprint of his 20-year mayoralty. He leaves with many points of pride and precious few regrets. He did it his way.

Building Boston, Menino made neighborhoods a central focus. He built libraries, schools, and play lots, particularly in struggling communities. Click on a category to filter results.


1993 to 2017

DATA: City of Boston, Menino Administrations

Chiqui Esteban, Russell Goldenberg / Globe Staff