Informative Essay: The Trump Tower

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When Donald Trump built Trump Tower in 1983, it became one of the most recognizable mixed-use skyscrapers in the world, as it is visually striking and very elegant with its sawtooth faceting.
Rising 664 feet above 5th Avenue between East 56th and East 57th streets, Trump Tower was completed in 1983 as the tallest all-glass structure in Manhattan.
Der Scutt, of Swanke, Hayden & Connell, designed the 58-story mixed-use skyscraper. The tower’s design was brilliantly executed with nice landscaping hosting vocal performances during the Christmas seasons, and has become the most charming display in The Big Apple famed for its Holiday Celebrations. It’s owned and operated by Donald Trump.
Trump Tower significantly reinforced
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Trump Tower has many amenities including valet, concierge and door attendants, a fitness center, house service, a residents’ lounge and a garage. Public restrooms are tucked away on the lower level of the atrium down the south corridor.
In 1998, Trump permitted the Fifth Avenue facade above the entrance to be altered to accommodate a two-story-high sign for
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“Some people consider it to be the greatest apartment in the world. I would never, ever say that myself, but it’s certainly a nice apartment” Trump said.
Sitting atop the 68-story glass skyscraper, the apartment is modeled after the Palace of Versailles; it boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, hand-painted ceilings, fountains, paintings, lots of marble and the crowning glory: two huge gold-plated entrance doors. Real estate experts estimate that if the penthouse would ever come on the market this residential palace would far exceed the current U.S. record of the most highly valued residential property ever to come to market.
No other executive in America, and perhaps the world, could turn something so common, ordinary and insignificant into a landmark of great luxury. There is no other Donald Trump. In his wealth and fame, he is truly a man for our time, the ultimate expression of the American Spirit in the 21st

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