Councilman John Liu, Community Board 7, and other leaders gathered Monday in front of the Fitzgerald/Ginsberg Mansion, a recently landmarked site in Flushing, to denounce the destruction of seven antebellum trees and warn against further destruction to this historic area.
Tree Destruction Decried In Flushing
Dr. Carsten Glaeser, consultant arborist, said that the destruction of these seven trees — healthy shade trees worth over $80,000 — “completely disregards the horticultural history of our community.”
Read more about the Fitzgerald-Ginsberg-Carelitz Mansion.
Read the LPC's designation report.