NEW YORK (FOX5NY) - Walk through the lobby of a condominium in Sunnyside, Queens, and the faces of Hitler and Mussolini stare back at you. And that is not all. Anti-Semitic images including swastikas, pictures of weapons, and faces of Confederate generals adorn the walls. Residents say the head of the condo board and property manager Neal Milano put them here.
"He was always saying 'Well, I like it, kids like it, we don't care what you guys think," said Lisa Sheina, who is Jewish and owns a condo in the building.
Pictures of civil rights leaders and President Donald Trump posters are also on the walls.
The building directory doesn't list names of residents. Instead, it has the names of famous people who don't live here and infamous German Nazi commanders Rudolf Hess and Josef Mengele.
New York City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, who represents Sunnyside, said residents are living in fear.
"What's happening in this building is an affront to all of us," Van Bramer said. "It is an absolute disgrace that there are Sunnysiders who are living in fear, literally, being held hostages in their own homes because of the property manager and director of the board here who is terrorizing the people of this building with racist, anti-Semitic, and anti-immigrant actions that are taking place on almost a daily basis."
These city leaders want the mayor, the NYPD, and the attorney general to investigate.
"No one should have to walk through their lobby adorned with swastikas or portraits of Adolf Hitler -- symbols of hate that are affecting all minority groups," Evan Bernstein of the New York Anti-Defamation League said.
"The murals in the lobby were approved by the board to reflect American history," Milano's Lawyer Jacob Laufer said in a statement. "While the appropriateness of such informative and evocative artwork in the lobby is a matter of judgment and taste, no fair observer would conclude that it is bigoted in any way. "
Despite those reassurances, many residents told Fox 5 that they still feel uncomfortable every time they have to look at their lobby when they come or go from the building.