The Trump Building

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40 Wall Street
40 Wall Street.jpg
40 Wall Street in December 2005
The Trump Building is located in Lower Manhattan
The Trump Building
Location within Lower Manhattan
The Trump Building is located in Manhattan
The Trump Building
The Trump Building (Manhattan)
The Trump Building is located in New York City
The Trump Building
The Trump Building (New York City)
The Trump Building is located in New York
The Trump Building
The Trump Building (New York)
The Trump Building is located in the US
The Trump Building
The Trump Building (the US)
Alternative names The Trump Building, Manhattan Company Building
Record height
Tallest in the world from April 1930 to May 27, 1930[I]
Preceded by Woolworth Building
Surpassed by Chrysler Building
General information
Architectural style Neo-gothic
Location 40 Wall Street, New York City, New York 10005
Coordinates 40°42′25″N 74°00′35″W / 40.706964°N 74.009672°W / 40.706964; -74.009672Coordinates: 40°42′25″N 74°00′35″W / 40.706964°N 74.009672°W / 40.706964; -74.009672
Construction started 1929
Completed April 1930
Owner Hinneberg brothers, Hamburg, Germany
Landlord Donald Trump
Height
Architectural 927 ft (283 m)[1]
Top floor 836 ft (255 m)[1]
Technical details
Floor count 72[1]
Floor area 1,111,675 sq ft (103,278.0 m2)
Lifts/elevators 36[1]
Manhattan Company Building
NYC Landmark
Location 40 Wall Street, New York City
Area less than one acre
Built 1929–1930
Architect H. Craig Severance, Yasuo Matsui, et al.
Architectural style Skyscraper
NRHP reference # 00000577[2]
Added to NRHP June 16, 2000
References
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The Trump Building is a skyscraper in New York City, United States. It is 283 meters (927 feet) tall and has 70 floors. It was built in 1930 and is one of the tallest buildings in the world.

The Trump Building was the tallest building in the world from April to May 1930. Before it was built, the tallest building in the world was the Woolworth Building. The Chrysler Building became the tallest a few months later.

At first it was named the Bank of the Manhattan Company Building, but when the name of the bank changed the building was named for its address of 40 Wall Street. When Donald Trump bought the building in 1995 he changed it to the name is has now.

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