3 NYC Apartment Buildings to Dump ‘Trump’ Name

What's Hot


2 Types of Black Marks Might Vanish From Your Credit File SoonBorrow

6 Ways the Obamacare Overhaul Might Impact Your WalletInsurance

7 Dumb and Costly Moves Homebuyers MakeBorrow

This Free Software Brings Old Laptops Back to LifeMore

Obamacare Replacement Plan Gets ‘F’ Rating from Consumer ReportsFamily

Beware These 12 Common Money MistakesCredit & Debt

21 Restaurants Offering Free Food Right NowSaving Money

17 Ways to Have More Fun for Less MoneySave

House Hunters: Beware of These 6 Mortgage MistakesBorrow

30 Household Uses for Baby OilSave

25 Ways to Spend Less on FoodMore

Nearly Half of Heart-Related Deaths Linked to These 10 Foods and IngredientsFamily

5 Surprising Benefits of Exercising Outdoors in WinterFamily

10 Ways to Save When You’re Making Minimum WageSave

Boost Your Credit Score Fast With These 7 MovesCredit & Debt

7 Painless Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Years EarlierBorrow

The Most Sinful City in the U.S. Is … (Hint: It’s Not Vegas)Family

The True Cost of Bad CreditCredit & Debt

10 Companies With the Best 401(k) PlansGrow

This Scam Now Tops ID Theft as the No. 2 Consumer ComplaintFamily

6 Stores With Awesome Reward ProgramsFamily

6 Ways to Save More at Lowe’s and The Home DepotSave

6 Healthful Treats for Your DogFamily

New Study Ranks the Best States in the U.S.Family

Thousands of Millionaires Moving to 1 Country — and Leaving AnotherGrow

Strapped for College Costs? How to Get the Most From FAFSABorrow

6 Overlooked Ways to Save at Chick-fil-AFamily

Ask Stacy: What’s the Fastest Way to Pay Off My Mortgage?Borrow

Where to Sell Your Stuff for Top DollarAround The House

8 Ways to Get a Good Price on a Shiny New AutoCars

Ask Stacy: How Do I Start Over?Credit & Debt

Secret Cell Plans: Savings Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint Don’t Want You to Know AboutFamily

30 Awesome Things to Do in RetirementCollege

14 Super Smart Ways to Save on TravelSave

The Rich Prefer Modest Cars — Should You Join Them?Cars

You’ll Soon Pay More to Shop at CostcoSave

10 Ways to Save When Your Teen Starts DrivingFamily

Hundreds of residents of a Manhattan rental apartment complex demanded the president-elect's name be removed from their buildings.

Three apartment buildings in Manhattan’s exclusive Upper West Side are dumping the Trump name.

The president-elect’s surname will be removed from the buildings — now known as “Trump Place” — this week, and the residential high rises will be referred to by their addresses: 140, 160 and 180 Riverside Blvd., PIX11 News reports.

More than 650 of the buildings’ rental tenants signed a petition demanding the name change. According to the petition, the apartments’ residents are “embarrassed to be living in buildings with the name ‘Trump Place’ blazoned in front.”

Although the buildings bear Donald J. Trump’s name, they’re owned and managed by Chicago-based real estate firm Equity Residential. PIX11 News says the Chicago company recently sent an email to apartment tenants that stated, in part:

“The purpose of this change is to assume a neutral building identity that appeals to all current and future residents. Using the street address for the building name is popular practice in NYC, and our well-known Riverside address makes it easy for visitors to locate the building.”

Linda Gottlieb started the name-change petition after the release of the now infamous “Access Hollywood” video of Trump talking about women and how he treated them using vulgar language. She tells CNN Money:

“It’s a small victory but it feels good. But how can anything take the sting out of the horror we’re in?”

A Trump Organization spokesperson tells PIX11 News that the decision to remove the president-elect’s name from the apartment buildings was “mutually agreed upon.” According to a statement to PIX11:

“This recent change is simply the enforcement of a pre-existing agreement which has been in place for years.”

For more news about how President-elect Trump could affect you, check out “7 Ways President Trump Could Impact Your Wallet.”

What do you think of the Trump Place name change? Let us know below or on Facebook.

Stacy Johnson

It's not the usual blah, blah, blah

I know... every site you visit wants you to subscribe to their newsletter. But our news and advice is actually worth reading! For 25 years, I've been making people richer without making their eyes glaze over. You'll be glad you did. I guarantee it!

💰🗣📰

Read Next: 8 Ways to Get Your FICO Score for Free

Check Out Our Hottest Deals!

We're always adding new deals and coupons that'll save you big bucks. See the deals to the right and hundreds more in our Deals section.

Click here to explore 1,984 more deals!