Trump's Battle With Owner of Atlantic City Property

image

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (The Washington Post) — The tale of Trump and the widow who wouldn’t sell arcs across the panorama of Atlantic City’s recent ups and downs. Vera Coking and her husband bought the white, three-story house at 127 Columbia Pl. in 1961, long before the area was transformed by mega-casinos. She raised her children there. For a time, she operated it as a boarding house. Trump wanted Coking’s house — not to live in, but as a place to park limousines for his casino next door. But Coking wouldn’t sell it to him. 

Coking’s grandchildren, Klein said, looked at the home as a symbol of their family’s grit and determination. “They were proud that their grandmother had fought Trump and won,” he said.

See the entire article here 

AuctionAdvisors, based in the New York metropolitan area, is a full-service auction company.  With strategically located offices around the country, AuctionAdvisors services clients in the disposition of assets.  Please contact AuctionAdvisors at 800.862.4348 or visit www.auctionadvisors.com for more information and a complete list of auctions.