The tree is associated with the raising of a building’s highest beam or structural element.

Lakeside Tower Celebrates Topping Out With Ceremonial Tree

October 17, 2017

It’s official…Lakeside Tower is “Topped Out”!  Can you spot the traditional “Top Out Tree”? The tree is an ancient construction tradition. There are many such rites associated with a new edifice including the laying of foundation stones, the signing of beams, and ribbon-cuttings. But what’s particularly charming about the construction tree is that it isn’t
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