Progress on Faneuil Hall renovation
Faneuil Hall has undergone many changes in its 269-year history, and even within the past 50 years.
When I was a kid it was the meat market for the city, recalled Hennessey, 54. There were slabs of beef hanging from hooks, the floors were covered with sawdust, cars and trucks were parked all around the building. The whole area was kind of depressed and derelict.