Daley visits McKinley Park in farewell tour

April 14, 2011 3:08:46 PM PDT
With just over a month left in office, Mayor Richard M. Daley's farewell tour of city neighborhoods took him to McKinley Park Thursday.

The mayor expressed his gratitude to the people of McKinley Park for their commitment to the areas parks and green space. He toured the new state of the art soccer field along Pershing avenue and reminisced about his own family's athletic exploits in the same park years ago.

The mayor will leave office on May 16th when Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel takes over.