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Today: Why Trump Tower L.A. Doesn't Exist. The WikiLeaks What-Ifs.

Today: Why Trump Tower L.A. Doesn't Exist. The WikiLeaks What-Ifs.

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Why Trump Tower L.A. Doesn’t Exist

On Jan. 13, 1990, Donald Trump announced a plan to build the world’s tallest building at the site of the storied Ambassador Hotel on Wilshire Boulevard. Yet a Trump Tower was not to be, thanks to an array of civic forces. Chief among them was the L.A. Unified School District, which eventually developed the site. In a 1997 deposition Trump said the school district had taken the land from him “as...

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