Published: Sun, October 21, 2018
Worldwide | By Gretchen Simon

Trump’s Name Is Removed From Another New York Building

Trump’s Name Is Removed From Another New York Building

Donald Trump name has been stripped from a Manhattan apartment block after residents complained it could affect resale values.

Workers will pry the letters off the front and back of 200 Riverside Blvd., a 46-story building between 69th and 70th streets. A judge ruled in May that the licensing agreement did not require residents to keep the name in perpetuity.

The others, Fahrenthold added, are three other "Trump Place" buildings in NY alongside Trump hotels in the SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan and those in Toronto and Panama. The judge concluded that the decision should be made by the building's condo owners, adding, "the court does not find any of defendant's arguments convincing".

The fight over the signs at 200 Riverside Boulevard began early a year ago, after some residents complained about the building's association with Trump - and declining apartment values.

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The push to remove Mr Trump's name began in 2017 after concerns were raised by a portion of the building's 377 condo owners.

The Trump name, usually writ large and in gold, is still on more than 40 buildings around the world, including the two remaining "Trump Place" buildings on Riverside Boulevard. That freed the way for a formal vote and, in a poll that ended October 10, almost 70 percent of owners who voted said they wanted to change the name, according to the The New York Times.

Another posted: 'Arguably, at one time the Trump name may have contributed something to the value of our apartments'. The removal will cost an estimated $23,000, according to the building's board. Following that, the board passed a resolution to remove the signs. The Trump Organization still has a contract to manage the building until the end of 2019. Almost 70 percent of the condo owners who voted said they wanted to "remove the signage" on the building.The board estimated it would cost about $23,000 to remove the 20 letters from the building and wash the facade.The Trump Organization's contract to manage the condo building expires at the end of 2019. "Being president of the United States is a popularity contest".

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