Council Member Carlos Menchaca — one of many many politicians trying to change Mayor Bill de Blasio when his time period ends this year — introduced a proposal Tuesday that might take away Trump’s title from all buildings in New York City.
The thought, enforced by the constructing codes, would “turn the page” on Trump’s dangerous legacy to New York City minorities and immigrants, Menchaca stated.
“In order to move past the harm of the former President’s policies, hate speech and attempted insurrection, we must remove his name from all buildings in New York,” he wrote in a launch.
Trump’s title remains to be inscribed on 10 buildings in New York City, together with Trump Tower, the place the town spent $150 million in protecting barricades throughout his 4 years as president. Other buildings embody Trump Palace, Trump Plaza, Trump World Tower on the United Nations Plaza, Trump Parc close to Central Park, Trump Pavilion in Queens and Trump Golf Links within the Bronx.
Menchaca in contrast the ultimate purging of his title from the remaining buildings to the current removing of accomplice statues across the nation.
He stated the Department of Buildings might use its constructing code laws on indicators that impression public well being and security to do away with the remaining references to the previous president.
“Enforcing the Building Code will address New Yorkers’ concerns that the Trump brand will create dangerous conditions in their neighborhoods,” Menchaca stated. “…Even as barricades and security recede this year, public safety is still jeopardized by the charged implications of the President’s name.”