This tree can be found in waste places and is a native of eastern Asia. It is frequently considered to be an invasive plant in the United States.
When you can identify it, please provide both the common and scientific names in a comment below. If you have any personal stories to share about this plant, feel free to include that in your comment.
ANSWER (subsequently added to this post to facilitate the “search” function for these images): Tree of heaven (Ailanthus altissima)