Jul 18, 2017
By Jane Brown
The 65-storey hotel and condo at Bay and Adelaide no longer bears the name of the U.S. President.
(Photo Credit: Toronto Star)
The Trump name started to come down Monday, after the new owners reached a buyout deal with Trump Hotels last month. As part of the agreement, the hotel’s name was to be changed.
The building has been the site for protests; one denouncing Donald Trump’s policies and another that occurred after a lewd recording surfaced of then candidate Trump. Back in 2015, Councillor Josh Matlow proposed a name change for the building. He called Trump a “fascist” and said his name has no place in a diverse and respectful Toronto.