It’s the time of year when the Rockefeller Center tree comes down. All the wood goes to good use, Habitat for Humanity uses the lumber to help make homes.
The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree in New York City is one of the nation's most iconic symbols of Christmas. But after the lights come down, the giant Norway spruce has a less-public second life. For the last 12 years, when the season of attention has passed, the real estate company running Rockefeller Center has milled the tree down for boards.