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09/10/2013 04:11 pm ET

Donald Trump's D.C. Hotel Plans: The Old Post Office Will Become Luxury Hotel With Bulletproof Windows (PHOTOS)

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The Donald and his children were in the nation's capital on Tuesday presenting plans for The Old Post Office, an historic building on Pennsylvania Avenue that will be turned into a $200 million luxury hotel.

The hotel will feature spas, restaurants, conference facilities, a massive atrium and lobby and 270 rooms that hotel analysts say could cost $700 -- or more -- per night, according to the Washington Post. (A Trump spokesperson told HuffPost rates will be set closer to the 2015 expected opening date).

Two 3,000-square-foot Presidential suites will feature fireplaces, two-person showers and bulletproof windows.

Check out the renderings:

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Trump International Hotel, The Old Post Office, Washington, D.C.

The federal government signed a 60-year-lease with Trump for the 114-year-old building that has come close to demolition twice over the years and is the second-tallest structure in Washington, after the Washington Monument.

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray -- who was in attendance, along with Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) and members of the D.C. Council -- touted the project's projected economic benefits: 700 construction jobs over 18 months of construction, 300 permanent jobs and $100 million in tax revenue generated over a 10-year period.

According to the Washington City Paper, Trump touted his deep pockets as a reason he was chosen for this project.

"Cost is no object, 'cause if it were, I wouldn't do it," he reportedly said. "There are other ways to make a buck."

Indeed, Trump and his daughter, Ivanka, and sons Don Jr. and Eric flew into Washington on their private jet (if Instagram is to be believed) for the presentation:


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Old Post Office Pavilion
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