Posted by CDSI Research, a resident of the Alamo neighborhood, on Feb 17, 2012 at 7:13 am
Dear Alamo Residents (via Express Editor)
The Alamo Improvement Association would have records of the trees planted along Danville Blvd in addition to the avenue of the trees group that sponsored replantings for many years. The trees in question are not dead but do retain their brown leaves until the new leaves appear in late spring and turn brown in early fall.
If your question is why those trees were chosen, you will likely find that they are resistent to the disease that killed the large canopy trees many years ago. When I was a child in Berkeley during the late 1940s my family would drive under the perfect canopy of trees that was Alamo at that time.
Logon to www.alamoca.org and ask the transportation committee for more information.
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