Trump World Tower

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Trump World Tower is a residential condominium in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.wikipedia
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Costas Kondylis

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Designed by the architect Costas Kondylis, the building is 861 ft high and has 72 constructed floors (but lists 90 stories on elevator panels) with curtain wall facades of dark, bronze-tinted glass.
The 90-story Trump World Tower in Kips Bay, Manhattan, New York City, was opposed by nearby residents and the United Nations, whose headquarters were located nearby.

List of tallest residential buildings

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Trump World Tower was briefly the tallest all-residential tower in the world, prior to the completion of the 21st Century Tower in Dubai (2003) and the Tower Palace 3 in Seoul (2004).
In 2001, Trump World Tower in New York City became the tallest residential building in the world until it was surpassed in 2003 by the 21st Century Tower in Dubai.

Michael Cohen (lawyer)

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Trump requested the assistance of lawyer Michael Cohen, and Trump gained control of the board.
He had purchased several Trump properties and convinced his own parents and in-laws, as well as a business partner, to buy condominiums in Trump World Tower.

Kellyanne Conway

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Kellyanne Conway owned a condominium unit at Trump World Tower during the early 2000s.
Conway, who lived in Trump World Tower from 2001 to 2008 and conducted private polls for Trump in late 2013 when he was considering running for governor of New York, initially endorsed Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential primaries in 2016 and chaired a pro-Cruz political action committee.

Derek Jeter

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New York Yankees star Derek Jeter purchased a 5,425-square-foot condominium for $12.6 million in 2001, and sold it in 2012 for $15.5 million.
He previously owned a penthouse apartment in Manhattan's Trump World Tower.

Condominium

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Trump World Tower is a residential condominium in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

Midtown Manhattan

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Trump World Tower is a residential condominium in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

New York City

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Trump World Tower is a residential condominium in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

Donald Trump

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The building was developed by Donald Trump and opened in 2001. In 1997, Donald Trump and his partners, including the Daewoo Corp., a South Korean chaebol, signed a deal to purchase the site from the United Engineering Trustees for $52 million.

First Avenue (Manhattan)

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The tower is located at 845 United Nations Plaza (First Avenue between 47th and 48th Streets, Manhattan).

47th Street (Manhattan)

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The tower is located at 845 United Nations Plaza (First Avenue between 47th and 48th Streets, Manhattan).

Manhattan

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The tower is located at 845 United Nations Plaza (First Avenue between 47th and 48th Streets, Manhattan).

Elevator

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Designed by the architect Costas Kondylis, the building is 861 ft high and has 72 constructed floors (but lists 90 stories on elevator panels) with curtain wall facades of dark, bronze-tinted glass.

Curtain wall (architecture)

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Designed by the architect Costas Kondylis, the building is 861 ft high and has 72 constructed floors (but lists 90 stories on elevator panels) with curtain wall facades of dark, bronze-tinted glass.

East River

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The resulting large windows allow for extensive views of the East River and Midtown Manhattan.

Drag (physics)

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The building is constructed with concrete to improve its wind resistance.

Daewoo International

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In 1997, Donald Trump and his partners, including the Daewoo Corp., a South Korean chaebol, signed a deal to purchase the site from the United Engineering Trustees for $52 million.

Chaebol

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In 1997, Donald Trump and his partners, including the Daewoo Corp., a South Korean chaebol, signed a deal to purchase the site from the United Engineering Trustees for $52 million.

Air rights

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Trump also acquired unused air rights from at least seven adjacent low-rise properties, specifically two brownstones, the Catholic Holy Family Church and the Japan Society.

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York

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Trump also acquired unused air rights from at least seven adjacent low-rise properties, specifically two brownstones, the Catholic Holy Family Church and the Japan Society.

Japan Society (Manhattan)

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Trump also acquired unused air rights from at least seven adjacent low-rise properties, specifically two brownstones, the Catholic Holy Family Church and the Japan Society.

Walter Cronkite

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Prior to construction, many neighbors, including veteran journalist Walter Cronkite, opposed the building due to its height and lack of distinguishing exterior features; among the concerns was that this tower would dwarf the United Nations Headquarters across the street.

Headquarters of the United Nations

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The tower is located at 845 United Nations Plaza (First Avenue between 47th and 48th Streets, Manhattan). Prior to construction, many neighbors, including veteran journalist Walter Cronkite, opposed the building due to its height and lack of distinguishing exterior features; among the concerns was that this tower would dwarf the United Nations Headquarters across the street.

Investment management

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East Side neighbors who opposed the project raised $400,000 in a bid to defeat it, with investment manager and philanthropist Alberto Vilar contributing $100,000.