What's the deal with this tree on EP?
It seems to be buttressed by a one-off concrete contraption it is braced to with a steel band. It looks like without it, it would fall into the street. It's complete with a Jersey barrier to keep people from crashing into the concrete buttress.
I mean, the thing is obviously there to protect the tree, but why's this tree special enough to get this treatment rather than just getting taken out?