The Trump Building

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Height: Occupied
254.8 m / 836 ft
Height: To Tip
282.6 m / 927 ft
Height: Architectural
282.6 m / 927 ft
The Trump Building Outline
Floors Above Ground
# of Elevators
Tower GFA
103,278 m² / 1,111,675 ft²


Official Name The Trump Building
Other Names 40 Wall Street, Bank of Manhattan
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City New York City
Street Address & Map 40 Wall Street
Postal Code 10005
Building Function office
Structural Material steel
Landmark Status local
Construction Start 1929
Completion 1930
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Global Ranking #239 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #37 Tallest in North America
National Ranking #35 Tallest in United States
City Ranking #17 Tallest in New York City

Companies Involved

Developer Bank of Manhattan Trust
Design H. Craig Severance
Structural Engineer
Design Moran & Proctor
Other Consultant
• Interiors Morrell Smith

CTBUH Initiatives

Height: The History of Measuring Tall Buildings
Dec 2009 – CTBUH News

Research Papers

World’s Highest Observation Decks
Aug 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue III

The Tallest Buildings in the World: Past, Present & Future
Jun 2008 – CTBUH Journal, 2008 Issue II

Other Building Facts

Was briefly the world's tallest building in 1930 preceded by the Woolworth Building until it was surpassed by the Chrysler Building

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