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  • Trump Tower Was Built on the backs of Undocumented Immigrants

    07/08/2015 1:36:35 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 07/08/2015 | Michael Daly
    The Donald may denounce illegal immigrants as ‘rapists,’ but his empire’s crown jewel was erected on land cleared by a small army of undocumented Polish workers, a lawsuit alleged. The use of undocumented workers on a Trump construction site such as the hotel described by The Washington Post this week is certainly nothing new. Thirty-five years ago, a small army of illegal immigrants was used to clear the site for what became the crown jewel of Donald Trump’s empire. The 200 demolition workers—nicknamed the Polish Brigade because of their home country—worked 12-hour shifts, seven days a week with no overtime...
  • On a Largely Blue Island, an Exception: Trump Tower (91 NYC districts 100% Obama?)

    11/24/2012 11:07:17 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    NY Times ^ | November 23, 2012 | MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM
    Its black glass exterior soars high above Fifth Avenue, and its gold-tipped revolving doors have spun the likes of Bruce Willis and Anne Hathaway into its waterfall-splashed atrium. But on Election Day, Trump Tower earned a different sort of distinction: a tiny island of Romneyville amid Manhattan’s deep, blue-state sea. … Mr. Romney won a single Manhattan precinct outright, a stretch of Park Avenue near the Waldorf-Astoria, where six voters showed up and four chose the Republican. But he suffered a resounding defeat in New York, a rare outbreak of consensus in a city famous for fevered disagreement: in 91...
  • CHICAGO'S GETTING A NEW SKYSCRAPER! ! ! (my title)

    08/02/2002 5:01:57 PM PDT · by Musket · 40 replies · 950+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | Aug. 1, 2002 | Chicago Sun-Times (and me)
    "Before adjourning for its annual August recess, the City Council also gave final zoning approval to Trump Tower Chicago." Chicago Sun-Times Aug.1, 2002 Last paragraph at this link. GREAT artists renderings HERE! Hi All, Yep, it'll be called Trump Tower Chicago. It'll be the 4th tallest in the city, at 1,125 feet it's only 2 feet shorter than number 3--the John Hancock! Constuction begins next year 2003 and finishes in 2006. From all I've been reading about the new WTC in NYC, it seems as if NYC is wimping out. It's looking more and more like they're NOT gonna replace...