Trump name becomes liability in luxury NY real estate

Trump Place Apartments on Riverside Drive in New York, where residents are squabbling over whether to remove the Republican nominee's name from the facadeTrump Place Apartments are luxury living at one of New York’s finest addresses, with marble floors, grand entrance halls, attentive doormen and magnificent views across the Hudson River. A group of residents from the complex on Riverside Drive — on the Upper West Side, a wealthy, generally liberal enclave — launched a petition two weeks ago to take down the large letters that spell out Trump on the front of the building. The New York billionaire’s name is his core asset, emblazed on a dozen skyscrapers dotted around Manhattan, helping him amass a personal fortune that is partly bankrolling his bid for the Oval Office.

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