A Beautiful Sign of Hope – The Roosevelt Island Renewal Tree


The renewal tree, now brightened with autumn color, shows how vigor and beauty can rise from sharpe decline. Its renewal is a sign of hope, fresh life arising from near death.

By David Stone

The Roosevelt Island Daily News

The Renewal Tree

Out of black, chopped off limbs, fresh growth, leaves retiring after a productive season.

At the extreme south end of the Cornell Tech campus, near the Southpoint Park entrance, the Roosevelt Renewal Tree thrives from near demise.

From another angle…

Look closely, fresh branches have sprouted from previously dead limbs. Hope rises.

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