New Yorkers renting in the Trump Place buildings on the upper west side have forced the building's owner to take Trump's name off their homes.
More than 600 tenants signed a petition to change the three buildings' names. Equity Residential has affirmed that it no longer had any contractual obligation to call the buildings "Trump Place" and so it would comply with the residents' wishes.
87% of voters in Manhattan backed Hillary Clinton.
“The building is beautiful, the service is impeccable,” Marjorie Jacobs, a resident in the buildings, told Bloomberg in October. “But the name is very embarrassing. I’m embarrassed to tell people where I live. I tell them 180 Riverside Blvd.”
Amanda Miller, a Trump Organization vice president, said in an e-mail that the name change was mutually agreed upon and “simply the enforcement of a pre-existing agreement which has been in place for years.”
NYC’s Trump Place Apartments to Drop Name Amid Tenant Outcry
(Image: Closeup of Trump Place Apartments in New York City, Billy Hathorn CC-BY-SA)
It’s not surprising that Trump used his own charity like a personal piggy bank. Nor is it surprising that his base loves him all the more for stealing the money. What is surprising is that there was still almost $2 million left in the charity’s account. I guess he’ll be heading to Moscow again soon, […]
Xeni just posted a link to the Washington Post’s story about Trump’s undocumented personal servants, who spilled the beans on his personal oddities. It revealed the brand of makeup he uses as Bronx Color, a premium-mediocre Swiss brand with a perfect “Alaska Fried Chicken”-esque name to evoke American panache for eurotrash customers. Here’s a link […]
Once you’ve cut steak or poultry with some actual quality knives, it’s really tough to go back to those budget blades you bought at the department store a couple of decades ago. Consider that a fair warning about this 5-Piece Professional Damascus Chef’s Kitchen Set. The holiday discount makes it easy to buy for a […]
Concerned about your eyesight? You probably should be. And we’re not just talking about seniors here. Young or old, we’re all at risk of coming down with vision issues Most of us might get a vision test only once every couple of years or so when we get a new pair of glasses – if […]
We love our smartphones and tablets, but we also love to write. For a while now, there hasn’t been a workable solution. Either hook it up to a keyboard (which defeats the purpose of a portable gadget) or resign ourselves to typing on tiny, unresponsive glass icons. Looks like technology has finally caught up to […]