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Trump International Hotel and Tower (New Orleans)

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Trump International Hotel & Tower
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An artist's conception of what the building would have looked like once completed
General information
StatusNever built
Typeshopping, condo-hotels, luxury condominiums
Location501 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA
Cost$400 million
Height
Antenna spire842 feet (257 m)
Roof716 feet (218 m)
Technical details
Floor count70 (officially 69, no 13th floor)
Floor area1,600,000 square feet (148,645 m2)

The Trump International Hotel and Tower was a proposed residential tower located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana. It was a project of real estate mogul Donald Trump's Trump Organization. Supposedly in the planning stages from summer 2005 on, the project was finally declared dead in July 2011 after the location land was foreclosed on and sold at auction.

If constructed, the Trump Tower would have become the tallest building in the city of New Orleans and the state of Louisiana, at seventy stories. At a height of 716 feet (218 m) along with a 126-foot (38 m) spire, it would also be the tallest building along the Gulf Coast outside of Houston, as well as the tallest point in the state of Louisiana. (Louisiana's highest peak is Driskill Mountain, at 535 feet.) It was planned to be a multi-use building with the ground floors allocated for retail shopping, the lower floors would have been luxury condo-hotels and the upper floors will be luxury condominiums.

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