A memorial takes root

tree planting

Area college students and University City residents teamed up to plant nearly 150 trees along Chestnut from 31st to 40th streets Nov. 10 to commemorate those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Here, a crew that included (clockwise from far right) Seth Finck (C’02), community volunteer Amanda Benner, Christine Chow (C’02),Wharton exchange student Phyllis Wong and Anna Yen (W/EAS’03) plant a tree in front of Drexel University’s Creese Student Center.

Photo by Tommy Leonardi

Originally published on November 29, 2001