Eric Brightfield snapped these photos of the aftermath of a massive tree removal on Saturday, April 16.
The tree was removed from the front yard of a home on the 400 block of N. Grove. Oak Park Forestry Superintendent, Jim Semelka, inspected the remaining stump on Tuesday and said that because the tree was not on the parkway, a private tree removal service would have been responsible for the removal. Semelka said that the stump showed signs of rot and was likely the reason for the removal of the tree.
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