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New Haven Mayor

Master of the City: How Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. Ruled New Haven

Josef Goodman | Posted 10.27.2013 | College
Josef Goodman

As DeStefano, the longest serv­ing mayor of New Haven, prepares to pack up his corner office on the second floor of City Hall, parallels to Giuliani are apparent. Just as the tough-love practitioner transformed New York City, especially its well-heeled districts, so too DeStefano improved the Elm City.