SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation, and Youth Programs put in place, the tree which will serve as the centerpiece for the City’s annual Home for the Holidays celebration in Clinton Square. The tree was cut down and delivered on Friday, November 4, 2016. The City’s annual Home for the Holidays program will take place on Friday, November 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Crews arrived on site beginning at 8:00 a.m. The tree was donated by Holly Piazza and cut from 1439 Northcliffe Road in the Eastwood neighborhood of Syracuse. The property is located on the corner of Ridgewood Avenue. Once cut, the tree traveled down Ridgewood Avenue to James Street, headed East on James to Thompson Road and then south on Thompson Road to 690 West. From 690, it l traveled on Route 81 North to Court Street, where they briefly exit 81 and then get back onto the highway, finally exited at Salina Street and arrived in Clinton Square.
The tree received an escort by the Syracuse Police Department, JPW Structural Contracting, Inc. / JPW Erectors provided the crane, trucking and crews in the process.