Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Tribute to a fallen tree on St. Mark's Place

[Top 2 photos via Steven]

The city this morning deemed it necessary to remove the Callery pear tree from outside 26 St. Mark's Place between Second Avenue and Third Avenue.

Yesterday morning, a large branch fell, which, miraculously, missed the pedestrians and vehicles in the vicinity.

According to this site, the "Callery pear has a weak wood and branch structure ..." The tree appeared to show signs of rot.

Here's a look at what's left behind...

[Photo via @PerchNewYork]

... and there is a tribute, which begins "Dearly Beloved," on the stump...

[Photo by Chris Rowland]


soundsnyc said...

Dearly Beloved is so true!!! Many love you as we have lived our lives with you.

Anonymous said...

Love this!