'Trump Place' condo board goes to court to remove Trump name from building

 'Trump Place' condo board goes to court to remove Trump name from building
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"Trump Place," a Manhattan high-rise developed by Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpNFL players stand in tunnel during anthem, extending protests 12 former top intel officials blast Trump's move to revoke Brennan's security clearance NYT: Omarosa believed to have as many as 200 tapes MORE in the 1990s, could soon have the president's name removed from the building.

The condo board at "Trump Place" has sued the Trump Organization in an attempt to remove Trump's name from the building after residents complained it would damage property values, The Washington Post reports.

Both parties are expected in court on Thursday for a hearing, where the board is hoping New York Justice Eileen Bransten will rule that a licensing agreement does not mean the building is bound to display the Trump name.

"Trump Place," located at 200 Riverside Boulevard in Manhattan, is one of six buildings bearing the same name. Since the 2016 election, three of the buildings have removed Trump from their name, according to the Post. 


Other Trump-branded buildings, including Trump hotels in New York, Toronto and Panama, have removed Trump from their name.

The "Trump Place" court challenge could impact future Trump-brand buildings who may seek to remove his name from their buildings in the future. 

Trump's son, Eric TrumpEric Frederick TrumpGOP groups have spent .7 million at Trump properties so far this year: report Tom Arnold: Trump called his son Eric ‘the R-word’ in a tape Trump campaign pushes back on Omarosa claim that women had to 'wear dresses and heels' MORE, has defended Trump Organization in the fight to keep the name on the building, saying it preserves his father's legacy.