The Real Deal New York

This is how Trump defied everyone, including the UN, and built the Trump World Tower

Find out who the Donald made enemies with while trying to develop the 90-story skyscraper, in part five of the TRD-produced doc

January 11, 2016 05:45PM
By Alistair Gardiner

The Trump World Tower was a project that Trump knew for a fact was going to face opposition. From local community boards to former friends to the U.N. itself, the Costas Kondylis-designed 90-story building faced obstacles every step of the way. As usual however, through cunning, grit, and luck Trump overcame every regulation and lawsuit that came his way.

Watch the fifth part of the six-part mini-doc on Kondylis and Trump’s collaboration above, and look out for the final chapter tomorrow. Go back and watch part four here. For more videos, visit The Real Deal‘s YouTube channel. See the full feature-length documentary, “Building Stories,” here. The film originally aired on PBS affiliate WNET.

Video produced by Amir Korangy and Toni Comas.