20-Foot "Trump" Letters To Be Hung on Trump Tower: Report

Donald Trump apparently wants to see his name in lights over Chicago

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    Donald Trump apparently wants to see his name in lights over Chicago.

    The real estate mogul plans to erect 20-foot-tall, illuminated letters spelling "TRUMP" on the south side of the Trump International Hotel & Tower, Crain's Chicago Business reports.

    Trump told Crain's the stainless-steel letters will be added just below the 16th-floor terrace and be back-lit with LED lights. In terms of timing, his name will face the Chicago River "very shortly," he told the publication.

    Crain's reports the city approved the letters last fall, and the weather prevented them from being erected sooner.

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    Trump said his lit-up name won't block any city views, but an architect and preservation activist told Crain's they worry about the size and the scale.

    Trump said he think it will be beautiful.

    The 92-story skyscraper, which houses a hotel and condominiums, stands 1,389 feet tall and is Chicago's second-tallest building.