The protest ritual circles the century-old magnolia tree in front of City Hall.
-- Jim Genaro, for Asheville Daily Planet, Aug. 2007
Two Asheville girls were among the many young people who wanted their photos taken under the now-famous tree. -- Clare Hanrahan
Lady Passion defies a mock sign depicting developer Stewart Coleman
that protestors planted on the disputed parcel.
-- Aperture Focus Photography (Edwin Shelton & Chuck Cassidy)
A black-clad Witch casts a spell around the tree at night.
-- James Edrada
Manoon shows *Diuvei a Thai musical instrument during the tree-sit; protest signs are in the background.
-- Clare Hanrahan
Many passersby decorated and wrote heartfelt messages in a public journal kept on the info table during the tree-sit. -- Magnolia-blossom photo/postcard by Mary Downing.
Page 1 of the tree-sit journal. (More to follow soon.)
A spontaneous work of art in the journal. -- Holly Boswell
Twin Trees -- Denise McClellan. (Denise gathered the first 330+ signatures on the Stop Parkside petition.)
Tree blessing 2 -- Denise McClellan
Lady Passion in front of the threatened century-old Hayes & Hopson building, with Asheville City Hall reflected in window. -- James Edrada
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