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Here are 10 skyscrapers/ Trump Towers developed by and bearing the name of the man who might be elected president of the United States today: Donald Trump! The American businessman took over his father’s company in 1971 and has since amassed a property empire that began in New York and spread across the globe.
Trump Tower, New York City
This 58-storey building on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue is home to Donald Trump’s main offices and has also acted as the headquarters for his presidential campaign. Completed in 1983, the tower was designed by American architect Der Scutt.
Skyscraper aficionados Skidmore, Owings and Merrill were tasked with the design for this 1,389-foot-high (423.4-metre) tower on the Chicago River.
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Trump Ocean Club, Panama City
Colombian firm Arias Serna Saravia is behind the design of Trump’s only Latin American project to get off the ground. Its sail-like form includes 369 hotel rooms and 700 condominium units.
The first Trump Towers to be built in Europe are a conjoined pair; one houses offices and the other contains over 200 residences, with a shopping mall and multiplex cinema in the connecting section.
As the second-tallest skyscraper in Canada, at 908 feet (277 metres), the Zeidler Partnership Architects-designed tower in Toronto’s financial district includes 260 luxury hotel rooms and 109 condominiums.
Blackened bronze-tinted glass clads this sinister-looking residential tower on the east side of Midtown Manhattan. Rising 72 floors, the building was completed in 2001 and featured prominently in the 2007 crime drama film Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead.
The Nevada desert reflects off the golden facades of this hotel and condo building, located just off the infamous Las Vegas Strip. The tower is the city’s tallest residential building at 640 feet.
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Trump Towers, Sunny Isles Beach
These three identical 271-unit towers sit side by side along the waterfront in the Florida resort of Sunny Isles Beach, just north of Miami.
Trump SoHo, New York City
In Manhattan’s SoHo district, this 46-storey tower clad in double-sided mirrors was designed by Handel Architects. Designated as a hotel condominium, the building’s units cannot be occupied by the same person for more than 29 days in any 36-day period, or for more than 120 days a year.
Trump Tower, Manila
Set to complete this year, the residential tower at the Century City development in Makati, Manila, will become one of the tallest buildings in the Philippines. Its design was conceived by architect Jason Pomeroy whilst working at Broadway Malyan Asia.
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