Irene downs beloved 80-year-old tree in Brooklyn: One of the few American elms remaining in the city, the tree had weathered blizzards, winds, countless dogs, Dutch elm disease and perhaps that most menacing element of New York life — a residential building’s co-op board.
Photo: A famous elm uprooted by Irene lies across a street in Brooklyn. Credit: Tina Susman / Los Angeles Times

Irene downs beloved 80-year-old tree in Brooklyn: One of the few American elms remaining in the city, the tree had weathered blizzards, winds, countless dogs, Dutch elm disease and perhaps that most menacing element of New York life — a residential building’s co-op board.

Photo: A famous elm uprooted by Irene lies across a street in Brooklyn. Credit: Tina Susman / Los Angeles Times

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    sadness :’[
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    Aw this is sad :(
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    :(
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    So much for “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn”
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    aww that’s really sad
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    I guess a tree doesn’t grow in Brooklyn, huh?
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