Gallery: The Invisible Tree Museum at the Bronx Grand Concourse

 

It’s a picture of a tree. Yes. Okay. But this tree has a phone number. If you call this tree it will tell you stories of the neighborhood. It will talk about the Bronx Grand Concourse, about itself, even about the local ecology. It will tell stories about the neighborhood. It might even sound proud, after all it has been around a while. Starting June 21st and continuing through the summer, the trees along the Grand Concourse will play host to a virtual Tree Museum. Visitors can call a phone number and get the details on any particular tree by punching in its extension. The audio guides are recollections and fond stories from folks who have grown up with the trees. Each tree has its own story.

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  1. petorma June 13, 2009 at 1:44 pm

    Anyone else think Katie Holten was listening to Joni Mitchell when the muses gifted her the idea?

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