Trump Tower

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Trump Tower is a 58-floor, 664 ft mixed-use skyscraper at 721–725 Fifth Avenue, between 56th and 57th Streets, in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.wikipedia
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Donald Trump 2016 presidential campaign

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Since 2016, the tower has seen a large increase in visitation because of Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and subsequent election—both his 2016 and 2020 campaigns are headquartered in the tower.
The 2016 presidential campaign of Donald Trump was formally launched on June 16, 2015, at Trump Tower in New York City.

Der Scutt

Der Scutt of Poor, Swanke, Hayden & Connell designed Trump Tower, and Trump and the Equitable Life Assurance Company (now the AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company) developed it.
Scutt worked on Trump Tower next to Tiffany & Co. on Fifth Avenue, New York, developed by Donald Trump.

Donald Trump

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Additionally, it houses the penthouse condominium residence of the building's namesake and developer, U.S. president Donald Trump, who is also a businessman and real estate developer. Donald Trump—the son of Fred Trump, a real estate developer in Queens and Brooklyn—had envisioned building a tower at 56th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan since childhood, but formulated plans to develop the site only in the mid-1970s, when he was in his thirties.
The hotel reopened in 1980 as the Grand Hyatt Hotel, and that same year, Trump obtained rights to develop Trump Tower, a mixed-use skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan.

The Trump Organization

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Trump Tower serves as the headquarters for the Trump Organization.
Donald Trump focused his efforts on major development projects in Manhattan, including the renovation of the Commodore Hotel, in partnership with Hyatt, as the Grand Hyatt New York (opened in 1980); the construction of Trump Tower in partnership with The Equitable (1983); and the development of Trump Plaza (1984).

Midtown Manhattan

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Trump Tower is a 58-floor, 664 ft mixed-use skyscraper at 721–725 Fifth Avenue, between 56th and 57th Streets, in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

John L. Hanigan

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In 1977, John Hanigan became the new chairman of Genesco.
In 1978, Hanigan sold Manhattan's Bonwit Teller building to Donald Trump, who demolished it and replaced it with Trump Tower.

Swanke Hayden Connell Architects

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Der Scutt of Poor, Swanke, Hayden & Connell designed Trump Tower, and Trump and the Equitable Life Assurance Company (now the AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company) developed it.

Manhattan

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Donald Trump—the son of Fred Trump, a real estate developer in Queens and Brooklyn—had envisioned building a tower at 56th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan since childhood, but formulated plans to develop the site only in the mid-1970s, when he was in his thirties.
Points of interest on Manhattan Island include the American Museum of Natural History, Broadway and the Theater District, Bryant Park, Central Park, Chinatown, the Chrysler Building, Columbia University, the Empire State Building, Flatiron Building, Fulton Center, Grand Central Terminal, Harlem and Spanish Harlem, the High Line, Koreatown, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Little Italy, Madison Square Garden, Museum Mile on Fifth Avenue, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street, New York University and the Washington Square Arch in Greenwich Village, Penn Station, Port Authority Bus Terminal, Rockefeller Center (including Radio City Music Hall), South Street Seaport, Stonewall Inn, The Battery, Times Square, Trump Tower, World Trade Center, including the National September 11 Museum and One World Trade Center.

Fifth Avenue

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Trump Tower is a 58-floor, 664 ft mixed-use skyscraper at 721–725 Fifth Avenue, between 56th and 57th Streets, in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

590 Madison Avenue

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The Trump Organization also constructed terraces on the building's setbacks, as well as a pedestrian arcade at ground level through the middle of the block, which connected to IBM's 590 Madison Avenue tower to the east.
The Trump Tower, and the Sony Building, nearby, also have public spaces.

Pseudonyms of Donald Trump

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Trump testified that he and an executive used the pseudonym "John Baron" in some of his business dealings, although Trump said he did not do so until years after Trump Tower was constructed.
The pseudonym first appeared within a June 6, 1980 New York Times article about Trump's decision to destroy two controversial sculptures from the Bonwit Teller flagship store (now the site of Trump Tower) that he had promised to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Trump family

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Several members of the Trump family also live, or have resided, in the building.
While walking through the city and seeing Trump Tower, Donald Trump recalled saying: "This is a long way from Kallstadt."

Trump Tower wiretapping allegations

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In March 2017, after Trump was elected president, he wrote several posts on Twitter claiming former president Barack Obama had wiretapped phones in the tower toward the end of the 2016 campaign.
On March 4, 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump wrote a series of posts on his Twitter account that accused former President Barack Obama of wiretapping his phones at his Trump Tower office late in the 2016 presidential campaign.

Bonwit Teller

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The tower stands on a plot where the flagship store of department-store chain Bonwit Teller was formerly located.
Trump demolished the flagship Manhattan location in 1980 to build the first Trump Tower and Bonwit opened a new location, around the corner from its original store, at Fifth Avenue and 56th Street.

57th Street (Manhattan)

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Trump Tower is a 58-floor, 664 ft mixed-use skyscraper at 721–725 Fifth Avenue, between 56th and 57th Streets, in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

2016 United States presidential election

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Since 2016, the tower has seen a large increase in visitation because of Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and subsequent election—both his 2016 and 2020 campaigns are headquartered in the tower.
Cindy Adams, present at Trump Tower, reported that "Trumptown knew they'd won by 5:30. Math, calculations, candidate dislike causing voter abstention begat the numbers."

Ivana Trump

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Trump's then-wife, Ivana Trump, was involved in selecting some of the tower's minor details.
They worked on several large projects, including the renovation of the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City, construction of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and the Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.

Fazlur Rahman Khan

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More specifically, it employed a concrete tube structure, which had been pioneered by Bangladeshi-American structural engineer Fazlur Rahman Khan in the 1960s.
Trump Tower in New York City is also another example that adapted this system.

Fred Trump

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Donald Trump—the son of Fred Trump, a real estate developer in Queens and Brooklyn—had envisioned building a tower at 56th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan since childhood, but formulated plans to develop the site only in the mid-1970s, when he was in his thirties.
Fred and his wife were given an apartment on the 63rd (in reality the 55th) floor of their son's Trump Tower, which they rarely used.

Grand Hyatt New York

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Scutt had collaborated with Trump before to develop Grand Hyatt New York and several other projects.
The work was done by the firm of Gruzen Samton, with architect Der Scutt, who would later design Trump Tower, serving as design consultant.

Family of Donald Trump

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Donald Trump, his wife Melania, and their son Barron maintain a three-story residence on the penthouse floors.
She became the vice president of interior design for the company, leading the signature design of Trump Tower.

Anthony Salerno

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Johnston said a 1992 book by journalist Wayne Barrett had also come to similar conclusions: "Trump didn't just do business with mobbed-up concrete companies: he also probably met personally with [Anthony] Salerno at the townhouse of notorious New York fixer Roy Cohn ... at a time when other developers in New York were pleading with the FBI to free them of mob control of the concrete business."
The indictment accused Salerno of infiltrating concrete companies to control the construction of Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and the Trump Tower.

Tube (structure)

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More specifically, it employed a concrete tube structure, which had been pioneered by Bangladeshi-American structural engineer Fazlur Rahman Khan in the 1960s.
Trump Tower in New York City is also another example that adapted this system.

The Apprentice (American TV series)

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The NBC television show The Apprentice was filmed in Trump Tower, on the fifth floor, in a fully functional television studio.
For most seasons, the candidates ostensibly live in a communal suite at Trump Tower in Manhattan.

CONCACAF

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CONCACAF, the governing body of association football in North and Central America and the Caribbean, occupies the entire 17th floor.
The administration office of CONCACAF was previously located in Trump Tower, New York when Chuck Blazer was the General Secretary.