This week the Post reported that Trump had to refund 90% of the deposit to these buyers. The Post further reported that Trump SoHo is now running as a hotel, which is what we wanted all along. It was a long and arduous struggle, but we finally succeeded in upholding our zoning laws. Trump and other unscrupulous operators won't be trying this scheme again. Thanks to all who helped!
There is a proposal being floated that could seriously erode the rights of rental tenants, possibly leading to evictions. You may have seen the anonymous notices on lampposts or received an email announcing ameeting on Tuesday, June 7 at 6:30 St. Anthony's Church basement on Sullivan/Houston Streets to discuss changing SoHo's zoning.
Today, as the Trump Organization is trumpeting the opening of the long-delayed and controversial Trump SoHo condo-hotel on April 9, it is uncharacteristically quiet about what happened to the remains of the dead that were disturbed during its construction. In 2006, during excavation, construction workers unearthed human remains buried in an 19th-century cemetery that was part of the Spring Street Presbyterian Church that stood on the spot for over two centuries until burning down in 1963.