What Year Did The Project Begin?
In 1979, the Trump Organization purchased and tore down the 11-story building in this location with the of goal of creating the first ultra-luxe NY high rise to include upscale retail shops, office space and residential condominiums. It was finally completed in 1984.
What Historical Building Was Torn Down?
The Trump Tower was built on the site of the architecturally renowned, Bonwit Teller building that was constructed in 1929. Bonwit Teller was one of the most prominent women’s retailers in the city at the time.
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