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

April 2, 2012 12:00 AM

Outrage Over City’s Cherry Blossom Tree ‘Massacre’ At Queens Borough Hall
" NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Some residents in Queens are outraged after the city cut down several Cherry Blossom trees in preparation for a multi-million dollar glass atrium project.

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

The Cherry Blossom trees have been a staple of the area for years.

“It’s pretty devastating,” Croft told 1010 WINS "

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