Queens Borough Hall

Queens Borough Hall on July 19, 2012 after 24 trees were cut down. (credit: Geoffrey Croft/NYC Park Advocates)

24 Cherry Blossom Trees Cut Down At Queens Borough Hall

Alexandra Rosa, chief of staff to Borough President Helen Marshall, said the chances of a tree transplantation being successful were low.


A grove of Cherry Blossom trees were destroyed behind Queens Borough Hall to make way for construction equipment. (credit: Geoffrey Croft/NYC Park Advocates)

Outrage Over City’s Cherry Blossom Tree ‘Massacre’ At Queens Borough Hall

Geoffrey Croft, president of NYC Park Advocates, said the trees behind Queens Borough Hall were taken down to make way for construction equipment.


In this undated photo released by Rep. Anthony Weiner's Office, a statue entitled "Triumph of Civic Virtue" is shown near Borough Hall in Queens. (AP Photo/Rep. Anthony Weiner's Office)

Rep. Anthony Weiner Wants ‘Sexist’ Queens Statue Removed

Congressman Anthony Weiner is taking a stand against a statue in Queens that has been a source of controversy for nearly 90 years.