NYC’s Trump Place Apartments to Drop Name Amid Tenant Outcry

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The Trump Place apartment complex on Manhattan’s Upper West Side is about to drop the president-elect’s name after an outcry by residents, 600 of which petitioned to dump the Trump name. The three rental buildings, at 140, 160 and 180 Riverside Blvd., will be renamed for their street addresses, Equity Residential said Tuesday in an e-mail. “We are assuming a more neutral building identity that will appeal to all current and future residents,” the Chicago-based company said. The Trump Place name is emblazoned on the apartment buildings in gold letters, which are set to be removed this week.

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