Philadelphia's Gum Tree Cut Down

Gum Tree

The gum tree on South Street in Philadelphia. Jordan/Flickr hide caption

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For the first installment in a series on unlikely landmarks, the BPP talks to business owners on Philadelphia's South Street about what locals call the "gum tree." For years, it was a repository for chewed gum. But the neighborhood is sprucing up, and the tree has been cut down.



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