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Privately Owned Public Space

Privately Owned Public SpacesCurrent Public Plaza Standards History
2007 Text Amendment 2009 Follow-up Text Amendment Inventory

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These pages present Privately Owned Public Spaces as they were described in Privately Owned Public Space: The New York City Experience, by Jerold S. Kayden, The New York City Department of City Planning, and the Municipal Art Society of New York, published by John Wiley & Sons, 2000. These pages are not regularly updated and do not describe all Privately Owned Public Spaces as they exist today.


privately owned public space: 725 fifth avenue - trump tower
Return to: Introduction or Central Midtown - Manhattan CD 5
GENERAL INFORMATION
BUILDING LOCATION
      East side of 5th Avenue between East 56th       and 57th Streets

PRIMARY BUILDING USE
      Residential and Commercial

NUMBER OF STORIES   58

YEAR COMPLETED   1983

DEVELOPER
      Donald Trump

BUILDING ARCHITECT
      Swanke Hayden Connell Architects

PUBLIC SPACE TYPE
      Covered Pedestrian Space
      Landscaped Terraces
      Passageway

ACCESS
symbol for hours Covered Pedestrian Space:
- Open 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. - Closing for events: up to four closings annually by prior authorization Landscaped Terraces
- Open during store hours
symbol for wheelchair access Wheelchair access

AMENITIES
PASSAGEWAY AND GENERAL SPACE
symbol for signage Plaque/Sign: 14
symbol for climate control Climate control
symbol for elevator Elevator to the fifth floor landscaped terraces
symbol for lighting Lighting provided
symbol for other information - Retail frontage
- Multiple pedestrian connections to Niketown
symbol for litter receptacles Litter receptacles
COVERED PEDESTRIAN SPACE
symbol for climate control Climate control
symbol for elevator At least 2; must go to concourse, street and all upper levels
symbol for escalators Escalators must go to concourse, street and all upper levels
symbol for trees and plants - 4 trees at street level
- 4 at concourse level and plants provided
symbol for restrooms 2 restrooms on the concourse level near the Covered Pedestrian space
symbol for seating 165 linear feet including marble bench directly across from elevator near Fifth Avenue entrance.
symbol for tables 30 movable tables
symbol for lighting Skylight provided
symbol for other information Waterfall provided
LANDSCAPED TERRACES AT FOURTH AND FIFTH FLOORS
symbol for seating - Fourth Floor: benches provided
- Fifth Floor: 64 fixed seats and 84 movable seats
symbol for tables - Fourth Floor: 6 movable tables
- Fifth Floor: 21 movable tables
symbol for plants Plants provided
symbol for other information Fountain provided on the fifth floor
SITE PLAN
site plan for 725 fifth avenue (street level)

site plan for 725 fifth avenue (covered pedestrian space)

site plan for 725 fifth avenue (landscapte terraces)

SUBWAY STATION
59th street station - 4, 5, 6 trains;  5th avenue station - n and r trains;

view of the covered pedestrian space seating area at trump tower

view of the waterfall in trump tower
view of the landscaped terrace in trump tower

Sources:
  • Jerold S. Kayden, The New York City Department of City Planning, and The Municipal Art Society of New York Privately Owned Public Space: The New York City Experience, New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2000
  • New York City Department of City Planning, Manhattan Office
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