Westporters love our trees. Whenever one is chopped down — particularly at very visible places like Longshore and Town Hall — we howl in protest.
Many, of course, have outlived their usefulness. They look fine on the outside. But — like, FIFA — inside they are totally rotten.
Bob Weingarten spotted a great example of this the other day. For over 100 years, a tree stood at Hillandale Road and Morningside Drive South.
Once it was felled, however, we saw why:
As for all those trees sacrificed for the sake of McMansions — well, those are different stories.