Trump Village

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Trump Village
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General information
Type Residential
Location New York City, U.S.
Coordinates 40°34′42″N 73°58′25″W / 40.57828°N 73.97358°W / 40.57828; -73.97358
Completed 1963–1964
Design and construction
Architect Morris Lapidus
Developer Fred Trump

Trump Village is a seven-building apartment complex on Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.[1][2]

History

The apartment complex was built in 1963–1964 by Fred Trump.[1][3] It was designed by architect Morris Lapidus.[2]

Its construction cost US$70 million.[4] It was supported by the Federal Housing Administration, "through public bonds issued by the state" of New York.[5] Five out of the seven buildings were part of the Mitchell-Lama Housing Program until 2007.[3]

It is the only Trump building complex named for Fred Trump, not Donald Trump.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b "Trump Village Apartments". Emporis. Retrieved August 12, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Fahim, Kareem (April 8, 2010). "Brooklyn Towers Have Trump Name but No Limos". The New York Times. Retrieved August 12, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b Kasperkevic, Jana (April 16, 2016). "'What election?': Trump Village residents aren't enthusiastic about their namesake". The Guardian. Retrieved August 12, 2016. 
  4. ^ Snyder, Gerald S. (July 26, 1964). "Millionaire Calls Work His Hobby". The Bridgeport Post. Bridgeport, Connecticut. p. 65. Retrieved August 12, 2016 – via Newspapers.com. (Registration required (help)). 
  5. ^ a b Badger, Emily (August 10, 2015). "How Donald Trump abandoned his father’s middle-class housing empire for luxury building". The Washington Post. Retrieved August 15, 2016. 
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